E.g., Sunday, February 14, 2016
E.g., Sunday, February 14, 2016
E.g., Sunday, February 14, 2016
Sep 21st 2015 - Self-Paced

Go behind the scenes at Harvard’s libraries to discover how readers in the first information age interacted with their books.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Self Paced

Critical examination of major & selected minor writers from the colonial period through Hawthorne & Melville. Covers the literary works; their background, their content, & their authors. But also an ability to interpret fiction, poetry, & nonfiction prose, also a familiarity with the terminology used by historians & literary critics.

No votes yet
Self Paced

The module, whose title is “The ways of narrating: the Italian Novel of the Twentieth Century”, deals with the development of the Italian novel in the last century and focuses on its main authors and texts. Beside analysing in depth some leading figures of the Twentieth Century Italian novel, the video-lessons will get an insight into innovative narrative techniques and the author’s relationships with the literary tradition.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Self Paced Course - Start anytime

Adopting a comparative, interdisciplinary and inter-semiotic perspective, the module aims at an investigation of the contemporary narrative in it’s disparate expressions (literature, cinema, music).

No votes yet
Apr 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Oscar Wilde’s classic novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Average: 2.3 (3 votes)
Feb 16th 2016

Explore the writings of famous American authors from Ralph Waldo Emerson and Harriet Beecher Stowe to Mark Twain, and examine the historic role Dartmouth College played in their formation.

No votes yet
Feb 1st 2016

Find out how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with deep emotional strain in this free online course.

No votes yet
Self Paced Course - Start anytime

This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose?

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)
Jan 25th 2016

Celebrate Burns Night online, and dig deeper into the life and works of Robert Burns, with this free University of Glasgow course.

No votes yet
Jan 4th 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel Jane Eyre.

Average: 4.9 (8 votes)
Nov 2nd 2015

The study of literary texts can be dramatically enriched if one takes into account the material form in which they are presented to the reader: print or non-print, book or magazine, manuscript or film adaptation, etc. In this course, we will focus on the relationships between text and medium, more precisely between the text and the other elements that may surround it (like illustrations) or between the text and the various material forms that shape it (like the digital hypertext format).

No votes yet
Sep 21st 2015

Learn about the role of books during the Enlightenment and how literature emerged as a modern form of culture.

No votes yet
Self Paced Course - Start anytime

To earn the equivalent of a minor in English, you must complete two foundational courses in English composition, four broad introductory-level courses, and two upper-level courses.

No votes yet
Self Paced Course - Start anytime

The English Literature Major is designed to cultivate a broad knowledge of the evolution of cultural and literary expression in English as well as an ability to critically engage with texts of all media.

Average: 6.5 (4 votes)
Dec 1st 2015

Reading, discussing, and writing about Charles Dickens’ classic novella, “A Christmas Carol.”

No votes yet
Oct 5th 2015

Together with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Professor Jonathan Bate explores Shakespeare, his works and the world he lived in.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Nov 2nd 2015

Reading, discussing, and writing about Jane Austen’s 1813 novel of manners, Pride and Prejudice.

Average: 4 (2 votes)
Oct 2nd 2015

Reading, discussing, and writing about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery classic, A Study in Scarlet.

No votes yet
Aug 18th 2015

東坡詞如秋夜的星光、月色,既遙遠又親近。我們以愉悅的心情展讀《東坡詞》,徜徉於〈水調歌頭〉、〈江城子〉、〈定風波〉與〈念奴嬌〉等作品裡,如晤故人,自能心領神會,除了可以看見天才駕馭技巧的藝術表現,更可貼近東坡的內在世界,親切感受一個偉大心靈的躍動,以豐富我們的生命境界,讓我們知曉如何在人情世界中尋得心靈的安頓。

No votes yet
Sep 2nd 2015

Reading, discussing, and writing about Upton Sinclair’s politically influential novel, The Jungle.

No votes yet

Pages

 

Tell your friends: