Literature Cambridge

Literature Cambridge

  • Row of Cambridge students at Crag talk
  • Two ladies at the Botanic Garden tour
  • 2019 Summer Course - whole class
  • Supervisions at Summer Course 2019
  • Tall pot and flowers at Botanic Gardens

Photos by Jeremy Peters

Student price for Online Study Sessions and Study Days

New: Virginia Woolf Season

Starts 24 October 2020. We study all 12 of Woolf's major books in order of publication. Live online lectures and seminars.

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Saturday 24 October 2020, 6.00 pm: The Voyage Out: Packing for the Journey (1915), with Alison Hennegan

Saturday 21 November 2020, 6.00: pm Night and Day (1919): Tea and Tradition, with Ellie Mitchell

Saturday 12 December 2020, 10.00: am Jacob’s Room (1922), with Alison Hennegan

Saturday 12 December 2020, 6 pm Jacob’s Room (1922), with Alison Hennegan

Saturday 9 January 2021, 6.00 pm: Mrs Dalloway (1925) 1: Women in Mrs Dalloway, with Trudi Tate

Sunday 10 January 2021, 10 am Mrs Dalloway (1925) 1: Women in Mrs Dalloway, with Trudi Tate

Saturday 30 January 2021, 6.00 pm: Mrs Dalloway (1925) 2: Dressing Mrs Dalloway, with Claire Nicholson

Saturday 13 February 2021, 6.00 pm: To the Lighthouse (1927) 1: Art, with Claudia Tobin

Sunday 14 February 2021, 10.00 am: To the Lighthouse (1927) 2: Gardens, with Trudi Tate

Sunday 21 February 2021, 6.00 pm: To the Lighthouse (1927) 2: Gardens, with Trudi Tate

Saturday 27 February 2021, 6.00 pm: Orlando (1928): Writing Vita, Writing Life, with Karina Jakubowicz

Online Study Sessions

Live online lecture, followed by a seminar. The sessions take place via Zoom. Each Online Study Session focuses on a single work or author; a rare chance to study literature in depth with leading scholars.

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September 2020

Saturday 26 September 2020, 6.00 pm: Woolf, ‘Kew Gardens’ and ‘The Mark on the Wall’, with Karina Jakubowicz

October 2020

Saturday 17 October 2020, 6.00 pm: George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, with Clare Walker Gore

Saturday 31 October 2020, 6.00 pm: Katherine Mansfield and Oscar Wilde: A Queer Romance, with Alison Hennegan

November 2020

Saturday 7 November 2020, 6.00 pm: Siegfried Sassoon: The Making of a War Poet? with Alison Hennegan

Saturday 14 November 2020, 6.00 pm: Dickens, David Copperfield, with Corinna Russell

Saturday 28 November 2020, 6.00 pm: Shakespeare, King Lear, with Adrian Poole

February 2021

Saturday 6 February 2021, 6.00 pm: Katherine Mansfield: Stories in Music, with Claire Davison

March 2021

Saturday 27 March 2021: Shakespeare, Hamlet, with Adrian Poole

CAMcard holders are welcome to book at the student price.

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