Literature

We offer a wide range of literature courses at Build. From contemporary & classical literature, and novels to short stories, as well as our popular reading groups, you will find a course to suit your literary needs.
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  1. Exiles at home and abroad: transnational writing today

    Course Date: Wed 11 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We will read 21st century fiction in English and in translation from across the world. Texts include Arundhati Roy's Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Mohsin Hamid's novel, Exit West, Mirza Waheed's The Book of Gold Leaves and Han Kang's The Vegetarian.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Drama in society

    Course Date: Thu 12 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    View, explore and discuss plays that demonstrate the potency of drama as literary and performance texts, considering them in their social and political contexts: Anton Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard' (1903) and Harold Pinter's 'The Homecoming' (1965).
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £52.00

  3. Two Elizabethan tragedies: Marlowe's Doctor Faustus and Shakespeare's Hamlet

    Course Date: Fri 13 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Shakespeare and Marlowe were exact contemporaries and almost certainly friends and rivals. A study of these two plays gives us insight into how they helped redefine the classical concept of tragedy for the Elizabethan age.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £83.00

  4. Diving below the surface: fiction

    Course Date: Thu 19 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore themes of colonialism, race and culture, loyalty and betrayal, love, violence and loss, in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s 2007 novel 'Half of a Yellow Sun' and a selection of short stories.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  5. Milton: Paradise Lost

    Course Date: Wed 11 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    'Paradise Lost' excites fascination and controversy, confronting the existence of evil in a divinely ordained world. We shall explore each of the twelve books to develop our understanding of this most complex and rewarding epic.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £83.00

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