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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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T S Eliot's poem The Waste Land is widely regarded as the great but difficult masterpiece of Modernism. We shall examine it closely from beginning to end and, as we do so, look at some of the works that inspired it and some of the poems written, as The Waste Land itself was, in the period 1914-22.


Course dates

30 Jul 2018 to 03 Aug 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

09 Jul 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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