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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:

  • The Country-House Novel
    Life in a large country house is of enduring fascination. This course will explore that fascination through the depictions of country house life found in the novels of authors as diverse as Jane Austen, Wilkie Collins and Evelyn Waugh.
  • Duke Undergraduates Summer School 2014
    This intensive six-week residential programme offers AB Duke Scholars and other Duke University undergraduates the opportunity to study modern British culture at an Oxford college. Further information can be found on the website of Duke University.
  • Jane Austen (Online)
    Many readers enjoy Austen’s novels but cannot define the qualities that make them so special and enduring. This course will help you to analyse Austen’s style and techniques, and will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of reading them.
  • Three Contemporary Classics:The Beginning of Spring, Ulverton & Black Swan Green
    Three novels, fresh, funny, tragic and profound, which you may never have heard of – but which have good claims to classic status: Penelope Fitzgerald’s The Beginning of Spring, Adam Thorpe’s Ulverton and David Mitchell’s Black Swan Green.
  • Shakespeare: English History Plays 1st Tetralogy (Part 2)
    Shakespeare wrote eight plays concerned with the period 1398 – 1485, from the impending fall of Richard II to the Battle of Bosworth, the death of Richard III and the accession of the first Tudor monarch Henry VII. We shall study Henry VI and Richard III.

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