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British Literature

Some of the most famous authors in history come from Britain, including Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Jonathan Swift and John Keats. If you enjoy their work, you may consider pursuing a career that involves reading and analyzing British literature. Read on to learn about academic and career options in this field of study.

Inside British Literature

Students who enjoy studying history and analyzing literature may want to pursue a major in British literature. A number of occupations are available to a British literature graduate, including teaching, writing, and editing. Other related professions, like those of librarians and archivists, are also options although they require additional education beyond literature coursework.

Whether you're interested in British literature to jump-start your writing career or you hope to teach it one day, Study.com has the information you need. Below you will find resources to help you decide if studying this field is the right choice.

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