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Sorry, this course is not currently available on the website. The usual reason for this to happen is that the course is either no longer running or has already run. If you believe this to be incorrect please contact us using our enquiry form.

Below are a selection of courses that we are running, based on the subject of the course you were looking for:

  • Beowulf
    Beowulf is one of the finest and most complex poems in the English language. The course will allow you to learn about the poem's context and to explore it both in the original and in translation.
  • Thomas Hardy
    This day school explores Hardy’s fiction and poetry, his themes, his ‘Wessex’ landscapes, and the development of his long career.
  • Later Modernism
    A course on masterpieces of Modernism and other works of the 1920s to 1930s including novels by Virginia Woolf, Proust, William Faulkner, Mikhail Bulgakov, and Grassic Gibbon; stories by Kafka and poetry by Robert Graves and William C arlos Williams.
  • Humour in Eighteenth-Century Literature
    “For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?” Discover the wide variety of humour in Long-Eighteenth-Century literature, and the many uses (and abuses) authors put laughter to.
  • 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.

Alternatively you can perform a keyword search on all our courses using the 'Find courses' box on this page.

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