- The American Short StoryCourse start date: Mon 20 Sep 2021
Location on this date: OnlineThe short story is America’s outstanding literary form. The explosion of magazines in the 19th century led to a huge market in stories “to be taken down with a gulp.” Many of its greatest writers specialised in the form – including Edith Wharton, Flannery O’Connor, Ernest Hemingway, Raymond Carver, John Cheever, William Faulkner and Lorrie Moore – and made it a vivid barometer of American life.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
- "Beyond Love and Beyond Reason": Love's Labour's Lost, All's Well That Ends Well, Pericles and The Winter's TaleCourse start date: Fri 24 Sep 2021
Location on this date: OnlineAn exploration of four plays, in which Shakespeare (and at least one collaborator) presents and interrogates the uses and abuses, the fantasies and the profundities, of love in various extreme contexts. Although these texts are rarely at the forefront of Shakespearean criticism, they richly repay detailed study, especially in an era when sexual relations and definitions are in a state of considerable flux.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £429.00 Senior fee £343.00 Concession £262.00
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