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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:

  • Alice’s Adventures in Oxford
    The life and works of Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson) and his career at Oxford.
  • The Shock of the New: Modernism and Literature
    This course will explore the theory and practice of literary modernism in Britain and Ireland through the study of three exemplary texts: James Joyce’s Dubliners (1914), T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land (1922), and Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway (1925).
  • Exploring Jane Austen: From Myth to Mirth
    Who was the real Jane Austen? This course's aim is to overturn the traditional portrait of the writer seen as conventional and genteel, and her writing accused of being overly simplistic and emotional through a close-reading analysis of her productions.
  • 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.
  • Spies in British Fiction
    This course will consider works by Conrad, Le Carre and Frayn .The presentation of the hidden world of espionage will be discussed, as well as the portrayal of the moral dilemmas and isolation of the spy.

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