HUMANITIES > DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

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(Including Linguistics and the Centre for Creative Writing)

Head of Department: Associate Professor Carrol Clarkson

Departmental Profile

Members of the department are engaged in research over a wide area, ranging from the literature of the European Renaissance to that of contemporary South Africa. Genres covered include drama, poetry and prose, travel writing, and autobiography. Some of the finest writers in the country teach creative writing at undergraduate and graduate level.

 

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