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Walter Scott: The Man Behind the Monument (FutureLearn)

Discover the writer, collector and cultural icon who remains one of Scotland’s most enduring literary legends. Explore literature that shaped the heritage and national identity of the Scots. Walter Scott is one of Scotland’s most significant figures and is famous around the world.
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Poetry: How to Read a Poem (FutureLearn)

Jun 28th 2021
Poetry: How to Read a Poem (FutureLearn)
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Discover what poetry can tell us about human emotion and learn key ideas and techniques for understanding and interpreting verse. Dive into the wonderful world of poetry and learn how to analyse a poem. Humans have communicated their thoughts, ideas, and feelings through poetry throughout history. At its best, [...]
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Fairy Tales: Meanings, Messages, and Morals (FutureLearn)

Feb 22nd 2021
Fairy Tales: Meanings, Messages, and Morals (FutureLearn)
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Build your skills in literary analysis and creative writing by exploring the meaning of fairy tales. Discover the fascinating circumstances and meanings behind fairy tales. On this course, you will look deeper into the enchanting and surprisingly dark themes of several well-known European fairy tales. What were the authors [...]
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ChinaX Book Club: Five Authors, Five Books, Five Views of China (edX)

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ChinaX Book Club: Five Authors, Five Books, Five Views of China (edX)
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An exploration of the dynamics of contemporary China using the tools of close reading, discussion, and analysis. How can literature and literary analysis allow us to understand the dynamics of contemporary China? China’s historical and cultural transformations, and its imaginary and actual engagements in everyday life are vividly dramatized [...]
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Gabriel García Márquez: entre el poder, la historia y el amor (FutureLearn)

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 Gabriel García Márquez: entre el poder, la historia y el amor (FutureLearn)
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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: [...]
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Gabriel García Márquez: Power, History and Love (FutureLearn)

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 Gabriel García Márquez: Power, History and Love (FutureLearn)
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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 [...]
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Fantasy, de l'Angleterre victorienne au Trône de fer (FUN)

May 9th 2017
 Fantasy, de l'Angleterre victorienne au Trône de fer (FUN)
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Ce MOOC sera consacré au genre littéraire et médiatique de la fantasy, popularisé par de nombreuses œuvres à succès (Harry Potter, Le Seigneur des Anneaux, Game of Thrones...).
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Discover Don Quijote de la Mancha (UFM)

The MOOC Discover Don Quijote de la Mancha invites you to experience a one-of-a-kind learning adventure! Use strategy and wit to overcome unique challenges, and earn badges representing the greatest knights of all time.
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Literature and Change in Europe (Canvas.net)

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, [...]
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Shakespeare: On the Page and in Performance (edX)

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Shakespeare: On the Page and in Performance (edX)
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An introduction to Shakespeare that combines literary study with theatrical analysis to understand both Shakespeare’s continuing popularity and his greatness. Shakespeare wrote for a popular audience and was immensely successful. Shakespeare is also rightly regarded as one of the greatest playwrights the world has known. This course will try [...]
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