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Literature and Writing

Discover beauty in poetry, passion in drama and thought-provoking ideas in novels. Be stirred by the poets Milton, Whitman and Wright; be moved by the dramatists Shakespeare, Miller and Hugo and be inspired by authors Kafka, Dostoyevsky and Marques. Read and imagine, then imagine and write. Let your inner voice speak out guided in one of our exceptional writing classes. Immerse yourself in the glory of literature.


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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

Lunchtime Movie Speeches - Serving up one great speech per week

<p>The best movie speeches captivate our minds and hearts to make us weep, laugh and think. Each week, explore one great speech and the character who moves us. We will unpack the context of speech

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

Lunchtime Movie Speeches - Serving up one great speech per week

<p>The best movie speeches captivate our minds and hearts to make us weep, laugh and think. Each week, explore one great speech and the character who moves us. We will unpack the context of speech

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$293 Limited inc GST / $264

Simone de Beauvoir & Sartre

<p>The course will cover de Beauvoir’s philosophical Existentialism and her many novels. We will compare and contrast her form of Existentialism to Jean-Paul Sartre, her longtime friend, lover and

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$252 Limited inc GST / $227

Continuing Cross-Cultural Literature

<p>People who are fascinated by different cultures and love reading fiction will be able to combine their interests by participating in this course. We study various themes within short stories and

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$72 Limited inc GST

Crime Doesn't Pay - Except in Literature!

<p>The first literary mystery, Oedipus Rex, may have been written in 429 BCE but the earliest law code appeared about 1600 years earlier in Sumeria. From the ancient world on we can follow the twin

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$72 Limited inc GST

Crime Doesn't Pay - Except in Literature!

<p>The first literary mystery, Oedipus Rex, may have been written in 429 BCE but the earliest law code appeared about 1600 years earlier in Sumeria. From the ancient world on we can follow the twin

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F2F ONL

Available Classes

$43 Limited inc GST

Gilgamesh - An Epic Story

<p>The Epic of Gilgamesh tells the story of King Gilgamesh, a powerful and arrogant ruler who embarks on a journey to find the secret of immortality after the death of his best friend, Enkidu. He

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$43 Limited inc GST

Gilgamesh - An Epic Story

<p>The Epic of Gilgamesh tells the story of King Gilgamesh, a powerful and arrogant ruler who embarks on a journey to find the secret of immortality after the death of his best friend, Enkidu. He

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$86 Limited inc GST / $77

Patrick O'Brian's Fictional Naval Duo - Aubrey and Maturin

<p>Patrick O’Brian’s renowned Aubrey-Maturin series consists of 21 books, set during the Napoleonic wars. They focus on the unlikely friendship of Captain Jack Aubrey – Royal Navy through and through

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$43 Limited inc GST

Simone de Beauvoir - Who She Was and Why She Matters Now

<p>Simone de Beauvoir was one of the ‘Big original’ thinkers and major French authors of the mid-20th century. Books and writing were her lifelong passion and vocation. She was enthralled with life

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$43 Limited inc GST

Joseph Conrad - Master Mariner and Master Storyteller

<p>This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the death of Joseph Conrad. In his early life, Conrad spent a period as the First Mate on a trading ship that sailed regularly from Singapore to East Borneo

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$0 Limited

Learn How to Unpack a Poem

<p>Poetry is joy in words but sometimes getting to the joy is difficult. Learn about poetry techniques and how to unpack a poem so that you can appreciate and experience all the joy that poetry has to

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$0 Limited

Creative Writing - Theory Behind the Craft

<p>Creative writing can seem daunting and is sometimes considered intuitive rather than a learned skill - a select few are supposedly “born” with the gift of storytelling. However this is definitely

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