- Paper Secrets: letters in novels from Julian Barnes to Tayari JonesCourse start date: Tue 10 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate WilkinsonWould you ever open other people’s letters? This contemporary fiction course invites you to read intimate correspondence over characters’ shoulders, to piece together the stories of long-forgotten letters, and to watch stolen letters set comic and catastrophic events in motion. We’ll study four absorbing novels in detail, exploring ideas about memory, time and communication, and discovering how letters are tangled up in them all. Includes
Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending (2011), Claire Fuller, Swimming Lessons (2017), Denis Thériault, The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman (2017) and Tayari Jones, An American Marriage (2018).Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
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