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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:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Modern American Novel: An Introduction (Online)
    Some of the most wonderful fiction in English is by American writers. In this course we shall study five key novels of the twentieth century  by Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Silko, Morrison and Roth.
  • 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.

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

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