English Country House Literature
Study a short, free, social history course presented by the University of Sheffield through Future Learn - The Literature of the English Country House.
What can we learn by studying contemporary literature - from Thomas More through to Oscar Wilde?
Sign up for the online course and then meet up with colleagues from u3a Isle of Wight to discuss struggles, puzzles and delights.
Reading includes excerpts from Utopia, Thomas More; To Penshurst, Ben Jonson; Hamlet, William Shakespeare; The Sylph, Georgiana Cavendish;
Sir Charles Grandison, Samuel Richards; Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen; Mysteries of Udolpho, Ann Radcliffe; Great Expectations, Charles Dickens; The Canterville Ghost, Oscar Wilde; The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde