Literary History Courses in London

From Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales to commedia dell’arte to the ‘modern medieval’, revisit or discover writers and books that shaped English language and literature, through expert talks and lively classroom discussion.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. Dante, Petrarca & Boccaccio: creators of Italian literature

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 24 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Dante, Petrarca and Boccaccio set the foundations of Italian literature and developed the Tuscan vernacular into a literary language. See how they contributed to the shift from an essentially medieval worldview to humanism and the Renaissance.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  2. Guillaume Apollinaire: writer of poetry, drama and prose

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 25 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Although widely known as a poet of World War I, Guillaume Apollinaire was a prolific journalist and art critic, as well as playwright and writer of fiction. The intellectual and personal relationships that he formed in the artistic milieu of the Parisian Belle Epoque established his reputation as one of the most innovative and challenging writers at the beginning of the 20th century.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

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