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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:

  • Four Wars in Literature
    Four different wars; writers of four different nationalities: 'The Red Badge of Courage' by Stephen Crane, 'Regneration' by Pat Barker, 'The White Guard' by Mikhail Bulgakov and 'Children are Civilians too', a collection of stories by Heinrich Boll.
  • What`s so great about Austen? Isn`t she just bonnets and balls?
    Dr Sandie Byrne
  • Shakespeare`s Problem Plays
    A close study of Shakespeare's 'Problem Plays': Troilus and Cressida, All's Well that Ends Well and Measure for Measure.
  • The Child in Literature
    A Russian 'Childhood, Boyhood, Youth' by Tolstoy, 'The Member of the Wedding', set in the American South, by Carson McCullers, a collection of complex stories by Hilary Mantel, and the sharply witty 'Black Swan Green' by David Mitchell
  • Brontes (Online)
    How did three sisters living apparently secluded, eventless lives write such original, passionate and dramatic novels and poetry? Who were the Bront√ęs, what fed their imaginations, and what makes their writing so haunting and intense?

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