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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:

  • Contemporary British Fiction (Online)
    If you have ever been daunted by terms such as ‘modernism’, ‘magic realism’ or ‘postmodern’ and if you would like to develop your ideas into coherent, backed-up analytical arguments and have technical terms demystified – this is the course for you.
  • Poetry of the First World War
    Poetry and the First World War are inextricably linked. This course will examine that link through the study of some of the best known poems of the period, as well as some less familiar poems written by American, French and German poets.
  • 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.
  • Literary Theory: An Introduction (Online)
    Although literary theory might sometimes seem intimidating, it can be very accessible and exciting. This course aims to demystify literary theory, showing how it illuminates literary texts and enriches our understanding and enjoyment of literature.
  • Jane Austen
    Why have Austen's novels have been among the most popular works of fiction in English for 200 years? Find out - or be reminded on this course.

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

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