Loving Writers WEA Sydney

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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.

This is a Discussion Group course, if you aren’t already part of a group please see ‘Getting Started’ below.


Course Author: Allison Halliday

Course Code: D187

Supplied Material: Course Booklet

  • Ann-Marie Priest, Great Writers Great Loves: the reinvention of love in the twentieth century

Units & Pricing: 5 units / $68 per person



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.

Arrange the Meetings: New groups need to decide where and when to meet, and for how long – whatever best suits members' particular situations.

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.

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.