E.g., 2016-10-01
E.g., 2016-10-01
E.g., 2016-10-01
Oct 3rd 2016

The Talmud is one of the richest and most complicated works of literature the world has ever known. Since being composed around 1500 years ago it has inspired not only religious reverence but significant intellectual engagement. In this course learners will be introduced to the unique characteristics of this text and the challenges that inhere in studying it while studying a chapter of the Talmud.

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Sep 26th 2016

From small farms to urban neighborhoods, from the region itself to the more distant worlds of the southern diaspora, we discover the stories, music, and art of the American South.

Average: 6 (2 votes)
Sep 22nd 2016

Embark on a global journey to explore the past, present, and future of World Literature. This literature course explores how great writers refract their world and how their works are transformed when they intervene in our global cultural landscape today.

Average: 5.7 (3 votes)
Sep 19th 2016

Explore how Much Ado about Nothing is performed and interpreted, from original stagings to the modern day, with this free course.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Sep 12th 2016

A través de este curso usted podrá identificar los aportes narrativos del escritor colombiano Gabriel García Márquez a la literatura universal y logrará entender por qué Gabriel García Márquez es considerado uno de los autores más brillantes en lengua castellana.

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Sep 5th 2016

As part of Shakespeare400, learn about Shakespeare in print and performance around the world, from early modern times to today. Why do we continue to read and perform Shakespeare’s works around the world today? How were his plays performed and printed 400 years ago, and how has our conception of Shakespeare changed over the centuries?

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Sep 5th 2016

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

Average: 4.4 (11 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

Explorar por qué el autor de Cien años de Soledad es uno de los escritores más importantes del siglo XX.

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Aug 29th 2016

Explore why the author of One Hundred Years of Solitude is one of the 20th century’s leading writers in this free online course.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Aug 1st 2016

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

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Jul 18th 2016

Dig deeper into the life and works of Robert Burns, with this free University of Glasgow course. If you’ve ever welcomed in the New Year with a rendition of “Auld Lang Syne” or enjoyed a whisky and haggis on 25 January, you’re likely to be one of the thousands, nay millions, of fans of Robert Burns around the world. Now you can celebrate the poems, songs, and legacy of the great Scottish poet in a new way - with this free online course from the University of Glasgow, which begins on Burns Night 2016.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Jul 18th 2016

Explore the important roles that books have played in the cultural history of Japan.

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Jul 18th 2016

On July 18, 2016, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa will open the new MOOC Whitman's Civil War: Writing and Imaging Loss, Death, and Disaster. This free open online course will embark upon a journey through Walt Whitman's writings on the American Civil War. Through Whitman's lens, we will explore how writing and image can be used to examine war, conflict, trauma, and reconciliation - in Whitman's time and today.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Jul 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about James Joyce’s short story collection, Dubliners. This course will examine James Joyce’s collection of fifteen short stories called simply Dubliners.

Average: 4 (3 votes)
Jun 27th 2016

A journey through the literature of English country houses from the time of Thomas More to Oscar Wilde.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Jun 6th 2016

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s novels have inspired generations of readers of all ages. While they are uniquely American, they seem to cross cultural boundaries, and have been translated into dozens of languages, from German and French to Indonesian and Japanese.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Jun 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus.

Average: 1.6 (8 votes)
May 30th 2016

Identify the author’s contributions to world literature through the study of three of his obsessions: power, history and love. In this course you will be able to identify Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez’s narrative contributions to world literature through the study of three of the author’s obsessions: power, history and love.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
May 30th 2016

Identifique las contribuciones del autor a la literatura universal mediante el estudio de tres de sus grandes obsesiones. En este curso usted podrá identificar los aportes narrativos del escritor colombiano Gabriel García Márquez a la literatura universal a través del estudio de tres de las grandes obsesiones del autor: el poder, la historia y el amor.

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May 25th 2016

Explore Shakespeare's mature plays of tragic love, Othello and King Lear, and learn what makes them so powerful and enduring. This literature and theater course will study two of the most sublime and gut-wrenching plays in the English language: Othello and King Lear. We will try to understand the reasons for their centrality to literary history as well as their continuing power to mesmerize audiences in theatres and cinemas across the world.

Average: 7.3 (3 votes)



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