The Fertile Pen: Lives and Works of 4 Outrageous Novelists

How do four extremely glamorous lifestyles influence popular literature since the nineteenth century? Over four fun-filled weeks we will examine the lives and works of 4 incredibly fascinating writers who were dismissed for their popularity and prolific pens.

This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney. Enrolling students need to ensure they have read the current COVID-19 Safety Guidance that WEA Sydney has put in place before enrolling.

SUGGESTED READING

  • Under Two Flags, Ouida
  • Barabbas, Marie Corelli
  • Three Weeks, Elinor Glyn
  • Gypsy Magic, Barbara Cartland

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Ouida – The unstoppable creator and the original “Lady Novelist”
  • Marie Corelli – God’s time, glamorous coaches and a boorish majesty
  • Elinor Glyn – A little bit of naughtiness and a passage to Hollywood
  • Barbara Cartland – How to be romantic 365 days a year
$145 Limited / $131

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23 Apr

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