Courses – Literature

THE WORLD THROUGH LITERATURE

Various Tutors

Literature is the silent witness to our society, its past, present and future. Each week a different tutor selects a piece of literature from across the genres to interpret and provoke the imagination through stimulating presentation and class discussion.

A reading list will be sent on enrolment or can be downloaded from here:

WTL reading list Oct 2020

Course code: 04 118  Thursday 10.00/12.00  7 weeks     Starts: 15 October 2020  Fees: £56/£49

BOOK ONLINE  

Course code: 04 218  Thursday 10.00/12.00  7 weeks    Starts: 4 February 2021  Fees:  £56/£49

  

UNCOVERING THE CLASSICS

Eric Summers

In a short 3-week course, Eric will explore the life, the times and the works of 3 very different classical writers:

  • Daniel Defoe and Robinson Crusoe
  • Walter Scott and The Heart of Midlothian
  • Charles Dickens and Hard Times

Course Code: 04 110     Tuesday 10.00/12.00    3 weeks   Starts: 17 November 2020    Fees: £24/£21

BOOK ONLINE  

 

UNCOVERING MORE CLASSICS

This short 3 week course will explore the life, the times and the works of three very different classical writers:

  • Harriet Beecher Stow and  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Emile Zola and The Debacle
  • George Orwell and 1984

Course Code: 04 210     Tuesday 10.00/12.00   3 weeks  Starts:  9 March 2021  Fees:  £24/£21

 

THE BOOK OF REVELATIONS – THE ANTICHRIST

Renato Ammannati

The Antichrist appears in a number of passages in the New Testament. This enigmatic opposite and ultimate enemy of Jesus Christ isn’t named in the Book of Revelations but is adumbrated in Chapter xiii as the figure coming out of the earth.

  • Participants are asked to bring a copy of the Bible.

Course code: 04 306    Tuesday 2.00/4.00   5 weeks         Starts: 13 April 2021         Fees: £40/£35

 

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