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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:

  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Under the Dreaming Spires: Oxford as Seen through the Novel
    The Oxford dream - or nightmare? We study three enjoyable novels (Thomas Hardy: Jude the Obscure; Philip Larkin: Jill; Evelyn Waugh: Brideshead Revisited) in the place in which they are set, which brings you inside the Oxford experience.
  • British Spies in Fact and Fiction 1900-2014
    This course will examine the 20th century history of British spying, counterespionage and betrayal through the lenses of both historical research and contemporary spy fiction.

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