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September 2015

British Literature

September 24, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Weekly
United Kingdom
This course sets out to explore a wide range of material in a particularly rich literary period. While looking at, for example, some of the ‘canonical’ works of T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf and W.B. Yeats, we shall also examine a variety of oth Find out more »
March 2016

British Literature

March 17, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Weekly
United Kingdom
This course sets out to explore a wide range of material in a particularly rich literary period. While looking at, for example, some of the ‘canonical’ works of T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf and W.B. Yeats, we shall also examine a variety of oth Find out more »
September 2016

An Introduction to Beowulf in Translation

September 15, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating until September 15, 2016

United Kingdom
Set in 6th-century Scandinavia, the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf is a classic tale of the triumph of good over evil, a great epic and a key work of European literature. We shall be reading Seamus Heaney’s powerful new translation which is both true Find out more »
December 2016

Literature: Empire and After

December 1, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until December 1, 2016

United Kingdom
Literature Empire and After: Writing in English 1899 to the present On this course we’ll look at some literatures in English, and their relationship to ‘English Literature’ from the end of the 19th century to the present. These poems, stories a Find out more »

Literature: British poetry 1945 to the present

December 1, 2016 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:45pm on Thursday, repeating until December 1, 2016

United Kingdom
Literature: British Poetry 1945 to the present This course explores some of the rich and varied poetry written and published in Britain between 1945 and the present.  It includes some famous names – Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes, Philip Find out more »
January 2017

An Introduction to Homer’s Iliad in Translation

January 12, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 4:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:15am, repeating until January 12, 2017

United Kingdom
No-one knows who Homer was, or if he existed at all. But someone, perhaps 4000 years ago, created a mighty epic about the Trojan War and the men and women whose lives it affected. Why should we  want to read of ‘old, unhappy, far-off things, and b Find out more »
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