Castles & Cliffsides: Literature of The Emerald Isle

Faculty:
Professor Bill Mullen (More Info)

Course:
Castles & Cliffsides: Literature of The Emerald Isle

Program Dates:
July 13, 2021 – July 27, 2021

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
ENGL 290

Discipline(s):
Literature , Psychology , Sociology , Pop Culture

Course Description:
Gain an understanding of the rich historical and cultural background to Irish literature by experiencing the locales that have inspired Irish authors over the centuries, including ancient churches and castles, Ireland's beautiful and mystic landscape, and the historic pubs where iconic music still flourishes. From the Cliffs of Moher to the Cliffs of Moher and from seaside villages to Dublin’s vibrant urban culture, this class will focus on the sources of Irish literature and the magnificent range of ways that Irish authors have depicted the human condition in such literary genres as romanticism, mysticism, satire, Gothic and realism.

Prerequisites:
None

Physical Activity Requirements:
Contact Faculty

Course Highlights:
Coming soon