Loving Writers

Love is one of the great themes in literature. It is not black and white but found in infinite shades as we explore love with a writer’s guiding hand through poetry, fiction, plays and short story. This course will focus on the lives love and work of eight modern writers based on the text by Ann-Marie Priest, Great Writers Great Loves: the reinvention of love in the twentieth century.


Course Tutor
Allison Halliday


Supplied Course Material
Ann-Marie Priest, Great Writers Great Loves: the reinvention of love in the twentieth century
Course Booklet


Units & Pricing
5 units / $68 per person


Course Code for Enrolment
D187


Getting Started

  1. Start your Group: Anyone can start a Discussion Group – seek out some like-minded friends or put up a notice in your local library, bookshop or workplace. Please note a minimum of 6 people is required to start a new discussion group.
  2. Arrange the Meetings: New groups need to decide where and when to meet, and for how long – whatever best suits members' particular situations.
  3. Run your Group: Choose a secretary to liaise with WEA and your tutor, a Discussion Leader to chair meetings, a reporter to take discussion notes to send to your tutor, and maybe a librarian to look after the books.
  4. Start the Course: Contact WEA Sydney to enrol. Bookings can be made for one year, divided into two terms – Term 1 commences in February, Term 2 in July (Groups may make forward bookings for popular choices). Please indicate in what order your Group wishes to study the courses, if more than one course is booked.


Please note that additional postage (Cash on Delivery) for receiving course material will be required.