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May 22nd 2017

A unique and exciting introduction to the genre and craft of historical fiction, for curious students, aspiring authors--anyone with a passion for the past. Read classics of the genre, encounter bestselling writers of historical fiction, and discover your own historical archive while interacting with a global community of interested readers.

Average: 3.8 (11 votes)
May 15th 2017

Do you have a desire to write a novel, write a screenplay, design a video game? In this project-centered course you will develop your own, original, intellectual property (IP) into a transmedia project containing written versions of your IP on various platforms. You will begin your novel, adapt the first chapters of your novel into the opening scenes of a film or TV show and create a game design concept of your IP.

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Mar 3rd 2017

Pendant 6 semaines, vous découvrirez les richesses de la littérature de jeunesse dans un MOOC qui évoquera le livre dans sa globalité, depuis ses origines jusqu'aux représentations actuelles. On évoquera les romans, les albums mais également quelques maisons d'édition et leur inscription dans le paysage éditorial, les livres numériques ainsi que l'univers numérique des livres de jeunesse, pour clôturer par une dernière séance sur les fictions hors du livre comme les fanfictions ou les objets dérivés.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

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)
Feb 27th 2017

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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Jan 30th 2017

Find out how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with deep emotional strain in this free online course. The great 18th century writer Dr Samuel Johnson, who suffered from severe bouts of depression, said “the only end of writing is to enable the reader better to enjoy life or better to endure it.” This free online course will explore how enjoying literature can help us to endure life.

Average: 5.6 (20 votes)
Oct 26th 2016

Ce MOOC présente l’œuvre entière d’Oscar Wilde: conférences, poésie, contes, roman, théâtre, essais, De profundis. L’accent est mis sur les relations de Wilde avec la France, sa langue et sa littérature, dont l’écrivain avait une connaissance profonde, et la nature innovante de sa relation au langage et à la littérature.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
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: 1.8 (9 votes)
May 2nd 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Mark Twain’s classic novel, “Huckleberry Finn.” This course will explore in depth Mark Twain’s 1884 novel, Huckleberry Finn, which has an important place in American literature and history. This novel is among the first in major American literature to be written in dialect, characterized by regional Southern English. While this makes the writing difficult to understand at first, it also gives us a window into the language of the time.

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Apr 18th 2016

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.

Average: 3 (2 votes)
Apr 1st 2016

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

Average: 2.8 (4 votes)
Mar 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about the novel The Call of the Wild, written by Jack London.

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Feb 3rd 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about the novel A Room with a View, by E.M. Forster

Average: 8 (3 votes)
Jan 4th 2016

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

Average: 5.3 (9 votes)
Nov 2nd 2015

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

Average: 5.3 (4 votes)
Sep 2nd 2015

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

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Aug 26th 2015


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Sep 22nd 2014

Comic books have arrived! "Comic Books and Graphic Novels" presents a survey of the comic book canon and of the major graphic novels in circulation today. Its governing question is simple: by what terms can we discuss comic books as literary art? In pursuit of that question it develops a theory of literary reading and time itself.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Feb 24th 2014

Explore art history from the artist's perspective. Learn how contemporary artists, animators and gamers work from the art of the past as part of their creative process, while building your own skills in visual analysis and creative and critical thinking.

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