- The influence of Japan on Western art in the 19th centuryCourse start date: Tue 11 Jan 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Sarah JaffrayExplore how 19th century European artists from the Impressionists to Art Nouveau were freed from the conventions of their cultural and artistic restraints by the motifs and philosophy of Japanese art.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- The present and the past in historical fiction: Maggie O’Farrell, Pat Barker and Sara CollinsCourse start date: Tue 11 Jan 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Kate WilkinsonWhy are we drawn to historical fiction? What do we want to discover? This course investigates historical fiction written in the twenty-first century and how it reimagines past societies for contemporary readers. Reading novels and selected extracts, we’ll explore the strategies, pleasures and challenges of historical fiction: how it can bring unknown lives into the light and ask us to think again about the present. Includes The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell, The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker and The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £79.00
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