Literature - Lessons from the Classics | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Literature - Lessons from the Classics at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Literature - Lessons from the Classics at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £68.00 Starts: 30/04/2020 Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Richard Marsden Ends: 21/05/2020 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 4 weeks

About this course

The course is in 7 sections, each taking as its theme some aspect of literature found in both classical and more modern works. The themes will be Love Where You Live (Sense of time and place); The Good Life and the Golden Mean; The Wine-Dark Sea (Imagery); Rhetorical Flourishes; In Medias Res (How to Tell Action Stories); Carpe Diem (Making the Best of Life); Wine, Women, Men and Song. Students will gain insight into literary precedents, techniques and a sprinkling of classical philosophy.

How will I be taught?

A mixture of material supplied by tutor for study and discussion and general discussion, including favourite examples which students are encouraged to provide.

What do I need to bring with me?

students favourite examples from literature; tutor handouts and texts will be provided.

What can I do next?

To other courses on Roman and Classical Latin themes, Philosophy

What do I need to join the course

Anyone with an interest in European literature, literary forms and techniques and the Greek and Roman classics. The course is pitched at the general reader and the curious, and is intended to be light-hearted.

About the Tutor: Richard Marsden

Richard has taught for Kent Adult Education for a number of years. He has an MA (Cantab) and a BA (Hons) in Modern and Medieval Languages. His mother is French and he has family connections in France and he also knows Latin. He is a keen amateur local historian with a particular interest in the traditional buildings of Kent.

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Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/80599/H/LC.
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