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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:

  • English Poetry of the First World War (Online)
    Some of the most powerful and moving English poetry of the modern period was written during or about the First World War. This course examines the context of that poetry by exploring the life and writing of 3 major war poets, Owen, Rosenberg and Sassoon.
  • Country House Novels
    Judging by the popularity of recent TV shows, the country house is as popular as ever. But before 'Downton Abbey', there were 'Mansfield Park', 'Brideshead' and a host of others. This course will allow you to peer behind their porticoes.
  • 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.
  • Shakespeare (Online)
    This course focuses on 5 Shakespeare plays, covering a range of genres and periods of his writing. There is an emphasis on both page and stage/film, and on enriching enjoyment and appreciation of Shakespeare’s work in the context of his own time and ours.
  • 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.

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