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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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The term 'short story' applies to an amazing variety of tales and styles, from the hilarious to the heartbreaking. In this course, we will consider some of the greatest stories in English from around the world. Authors may be familiar (Rudyard Kipling and Virginia Woolf) or less so (V S Pritchett and Nadine Gordimer). What makes the greatest short stories so great, and which ones speak most powerfully?


Course dates

31 Jul 2016 to 13 Aug 2016

Course duration

2 week(s)

Apply by

18 Jul 2016

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

Course code