This year is the 200-year anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Gothic masterpiece Frankenstein, completed when she was just 20 years old. In this workshop we will discuss Shelley's life, historical context, and the literary and philosophical influences behind one of the world's greatest works of literature.
Handouts (including extracts from the novel) will be provided for our discussions. NB - some familiarity with the novel will be helpful.BOOK NOW!
Very thorough, interesting - makes me want to read more (Sara)
Hugely inspiring and informative. Warm and inclusive presentation. (Caroline)
I learned a lot today. Very well led and organised. (Joan)
Excellent workshop and a very good idea to hold one-off sessions at the weekend. I would certainly attend more.(Mike)
Great experience - my first of this sort. (Lyn)
Michael Loveday's students : Seamus Heaney - his life and writing
I am really enjoying this course and look forward to Friday afternoons
Varied, well-prepared lessons. I particularly enjoyed being introduced to 'new' writers.
A stimulating course held in a friendly and supportive environment. Michael is an excellent tutor.
As a writer I find the course helps to open new windows and ideas.
Our tutor, Michael, has such a relaxed and encouraging style of teaching.
Michael Loveday's students : From Mansfield to Mantel