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Research Methods for English Studies

Edited by Gabriele Griffin

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Introduces readers to a wide range of research methods for use in English Studies

With a revised Introduction and with all chapters revised to bring them completely up-to date, this new edition remains the leading guide to research methods for final-year undergraduates, postgraduates taking Masters degrees and PhDs students of 19th- and 20th-century Literary Studies.

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1. Introduction (Gabriele Griffin)
2. Archival Methods (Carolyn Steedman)
3. Auto/biographical Methods (Mary Evans)
4. Oral History (Penny Summerfield)
5. Visual Methodologies (Gillian Rose)
6. Discourse Analysis (Gabriele Griffin)
7. The Uses of Ethnographic Methods in English Studies (Rachel Alsop)
8. Numbers and Words: Quantitative Methods for Scholars of Texts (Pat Hudson)
9. Textual Analysis (Catherine Belsey)
10. Interviewing (Gabriele Griffin)
11. Creative Writing as a Research Method (Jon Cook)
12. English Research Methods and the Digital Humanities (Marilyn Deegan)
Notes on contributors.

About the Author

Gabriele Griffin is Chair in Gender Research at Uppsala University, Sweden. She has a long-standing research interest in research methods for the Humanities, and in women’s cultural production. Recent publications include The Emotional Politics of Research Collaboration (co-ed.; Routledge 2013) and The Social Politics of Research Collaboration (co-ed.; Routledge 2013). She is editor of the ‘research Methods for the Arts and Humanities’ series (Edinburgh UP).

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