Appreciating English Literature

——   Created by Paul Rogers

Learning about great works of prose, poetry and drama

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This course is aimed at people who want to know more about great works of literature. It is likely to appeal to both students and teachers, as well as being of interest to anyone wishing to extend their literary knowledge and horizons. We start with Beowulf - the first know example of creative writing in England and proceed to look at the work of Chaucer, Shakespeare, the Romantic Poets and finish with an overview of the English Novel.

7 Lessons

0:01:31
Introduction
0:03:28
Why Study Literature?
0:12:15
Early & Middle English
0:26:10
Shakespeare
0:18:58
Romantic Poetry
0:21:03
The English Novel
0:01:11
Conclusion
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Paul Rogers qualified as a teacher in the early 1970s and taught in the UK state system for nearly ten years. He then moved overseas and into adult education, dealing with a variety of tertiary education and training institutes such as Universities, Military Training Colleges and Vocational Education training providers, in both …

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