A Literary Score - Part 1

Ref: C2420862

Do you want to predict the future? By reading and discussing some of the best fiction written in England over the last twenty years, we aim to discover the Classics of the Future. Titles will include Minaret by L Aboulela, A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson and Elmet by Fiona Mozeley.

Course aim

to assess and discuss some of the best fiction written in England over the last 20 years, and to discuss the possible classics of the future.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • define and show knowledge of contemporary writing.
  • have increased confidence when discussing contemporary literature.
  • better judge recent writing.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will engage in class discussion, and if you'd like you can prepare some work to share with the class on particular subjects which interest you.

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • Bring a general interest of the subject!

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • There will be a follow-up course following this one.

Download full course information sheet

A Literary Score - Part 1

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • 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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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