Literature: Winston Graham’s Cornwall

Ref: C3533283

Do you love Winston Graham's 'Poldark' series? Are you interested in the social and historical context of the novels? This session will discuss the setting and historical context of the Poldark novels.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to the world of Poldark in Cornwall in the late 1700s.

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:

  • Have an understanding of the content of the first two Poldark novels.
  • Gain an insight into life in late eighteenth century Cornwall.
  • Express a preference for a novel via a poll.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

If you have copies of the novels it might be good to have these to hand; but this is not compulsory.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Literature: Winston Graham’s Cornwall

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