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

This course is part of the Literature Summer Programme.

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In the 1990s, Young Adult fantasy blossomed into a major and mainstream genre. This course looks at Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, J K Rowling's Harry Potter series, and Garth Nix's Old Kingdom trilogy, asking about their deeper concerns, and why and how they became such iconic works, defining a generation.


Course dates

16 Jul 2018 to 20 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

25 Jun 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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