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Below are a selection of courses that we are running, based on the subject of the course you were looking for:
- Irish Literature 1940 to the present
A survey of Irish literature and its contexts from 1940 to the present, focusing on poets, dramatists, and novelists, and considering the impact of language debates, cultural movements and political events.
- Ancestral Voices: the Earliest English Literature (Online)
This course will introduce participants to the range of Old English literature, from stirring tales of heroism, courage, and fellowship, to poignant elegies of love and loss; from passionately devout to earthily humorous.
- Reading Contemporary Poetry
This course will provide a guide to or exploration of different ways in which a poem can be read, focussing largely on poems that present difficulties or resistances.
- Modern Irish Literature: an Introduction (online)
In the 20th century alone Ireland produced much of the world’s great literature. Nothing, of course, is created in a vacuum, and these writings can be usefully read in the context of Ireland’s struggle for cultural and national identity.
- Fiction of Empire
From swash-buckling hero to self-sacrificing missionary, and from comical Babu to frenzied savage, this course explores the stereotypes of both coloniser and colonised which promoted and helped justify Europe’s so-called 'civilising mission'.
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