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Chawton House Library

Our teaching is informed by a broad range of research interests, and the quality of our programmes is reflected in the results of significant reviews and surveys.

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Oscar Wilde

96% of students agree that staff in English at Southampton make the subject interesting (National Student Survey 2013).

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Reading in the daisies

We offer a friendly, lively, and supportive intellectual environment, effective training in research skills, and high-quality research resources.

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Research in English

With a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to our work, we are active in terms of research, publication, academic conferences and symposia.

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Latest News

  • 2014/04/07

    Orwell letters unearthed by English doctoral student

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  • 2014/03/28

    Professor Phyllis Lassner awarded Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship

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  • The University of Southampton is one of 24 members of the Russell Group - institutions which have distinguished themselves as research-led universities of international quality, and which are committed to the provision of teaching in a research-led environment.

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