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Peter Boxall, Professor of English and author of 21st Century Fiction, reviews the history of the novel from Defoe to the contemporary and asks if words can ever capture reality.

Sussex Modernism Project

What is the significance of Modernism here and now? For Hope Wolf, Lecturer in British Modernist Literature, this is what the Sussex Modernism Project aims to explore.

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Professor Lynne Murphy, reader in Linguistics, unpicks the niceties of English and American politeness.


University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development

11 February 2020

HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.

New book offers alternative interpretation of iconic Rainbow Portrait & challenges myths of Elizabethan England

18 October 2019

A book by a Sussex Professor offers a new interpretation of the iconic Rainbow Portrait of Elizabeth I.

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