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TCD School of English Online Evening Lectures 2021

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An introduction to major authors of poetry, drama and prose, chosen from among those prescribed for the Leaving Certificate 2022

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This course, delivered by Trinity School of English staff, will provide an introduction to major authors of poetry, drama and prose through close examination of selected texts, chosen from among those prescribed for the Leaving Certificate. The course will be of special interest to teachers and pupils preparing for the examination but the lectures will be directed towards a more general audience as well.


€50 for the entire series. Individual lectures are €5 each. Concessionary rates for the full series will be €40 or individual lecture €4 each. The concessionary rate applies to: students, OAPs, unemployed, groups of 20+; TCD staff and Graduates.

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Due to COVID-19, lectures will take place online . Upon registering with Eventbrite, you will be sent a link and password each week which you can use to access the online lecture.


There will be ten weekly lectures beginning on Tuesday 5th October 2021. Lectures will be uploaded at 7pm on Tuesdays. Registration for individual lectures will close at 6pm on the relevant day.

5th Oct - Dr. Clare Clarke, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

12th Oct - Prof. Nicholas Grene, Philadelphia, Here I Come! by Brian Friel

19th Oct - Dr. Julie Bates, A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

26th Oct - Dr. Tom Walker, W.B. Yeats

2nd Nov - Dr. Mark Sweetnam, William Wordsworth

9th Nov - Dr. Clare Clarke, Frankenstein by May Shelley

16th Nov- Dr. Philip Coleman, Elizabeth Bishop

23rd Nov - Prof. Jarlath Killeen, The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

30th Nov – Dr. Maria Johnston, Adrienne Rich

7th Dec - Prof. Andrew Murphy, Othello by William Shakespeare


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