Literature: Sisters - Famous Women and Their Brothers

Ref: C3533395

This course/lecture will present a series of poems written in the voices of women sending letters to their brothers. The poems will be read and the reasoning and research involved in the writing will be explained.

Course aim

This lecture/course will present in poetic form the lives and achievement of women from the past in imagined letters they could have or in fact did write to their brothers:.for example, Nanerl Mozart to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • understand the struggles accomplished women of the past have encountered as musicians, painters, scientists compared with their more famous brothers.
  • understand how poetry can be used to give voice to women of the past

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

No previous knowledge is required

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Literature: Sisters - Famous Women and Their Brothers

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Conditions

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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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