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Institute of Continuing Education


Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

From the late 18th century, industrialisation was radically altering Britain. The Romantics saw tragedy, Austen comedy. They wrote with a determination to expose the coarsening of the national character and create a literature exploring the 'meddling intellect' with a sustained vibrancy that makes this one of Britain's richest literary periods.


Course dates

10 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017

Course duration

2 week(s)

Apply by

26 Jun 2017

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

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