- What's the Big Idea?: classic and contemporary short storiesCourse start date: Mon 14 Feb 2022
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetTutors: Richard NilandRead and discuss celebrated short stories – discuss and explore what we understand might be the
writers’ intentions, and what it means for us as readers – which can be quite different. Join us in sharing feelings
about, and reactions to, a selection of classic and contemporary short stories and how they withstand the shifting context of readers, and time.
This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City LitFull fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £79.00
- Borderlines of Madness in 19th century fictionCourse start date: Mon 9 May 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Sarah WiseWe will explore various themes related to insanity and altered states of consciousness by examining a number of 19th-century works of fiction. Novelists and poets often had the greatest insights into the workings of the mind, and many Victorian psychiatrists cited works of fiction in their case studies. Among the authors we will cover are Charlotte Bronte, Edgar Allan Poe, Wilkie Collins, Gogol, Herman Melville and Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £60.00
- Ulysses Sampler: the first four chaptersCourse start date: Mon 13 Jun 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Tobin BrothersTo meet the challenge of reading Joyce, this study will offer strategies and engage the first four chapters of Ulysses to inspire both the new reader of Joyce and those revisiting his passionate experimentation.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £54.00
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