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Beckett: Waiting for Godot
In this course, Professor Andrew Gibson (Royal Holloway, London) explores Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. We begin by thinking about Beckett’s life, tracing his development as a man and a writer up to the outbreak of the Second World War...
Prof. Andrew Gibson
Royal Holloway, London
Cardinal Wolsey, 1472-1530
In this course, Professor Glenn Richardson (St Mary’s University) explores the life of Cardinal Wolsey (1472-1530), one of Henry VIII’s most trusted advisors in the first part of his reign. We begin by thinking about Wolsey’s rise from relatively obscure...
Prof. Glenn Richardson
St Mary's University
Philosophy of Religion: The Problem of Evil
In this course, Professor John Cottingham (University of Reading) explores of the key issues in the philosophy of religion: the problem of evil. We begin by thinking about the attributes of god and the logical problem of evil. Is it...
Prof. John Cottingham
Carter: The Bloody Chamber
In this course, Professor Marie Mulvey-Roberts (University of the West of England) explores Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber. We begin by providing an introduction to Carter herself, focusing in particular on the range of her literary output and her interest...
Prof. Marie Mulvey-Roberts
Milton: Paradise Lost: Books 9-10
In this course, Professor Karen Edwards (University of Exeter) explores of Books 9 and 10 of John Milton’s Paradise Lost through five key questions: (1) What do we learn from Satan’s soliloquy and his return to hell? (2) What is...
Prof. Karen Edwards
The Cold War in Asia, 1945-75
In this course, Professor Kevin Ruane (Canterbury Christ Church University) discusses the Cold War in Asia. We begin by thinking about the atomic bombing of Japan in August 1945. Why did President Truman choose to use a weapon that he...
Prof. Kevin Ruane
Canterbury Christ Church University