Castles and Cliffsides: Literature of the Emerald Isle

Prof. Bill Mullen (More Info)

Castles and Cliffsides: Literature of the Emerald Isle

Program Dates:
May 31, 2022 - June 15, 2022

Honors Credit:

WKU Course:
ENG 399

English Language & 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 Giant’s Causeway 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.


Physical Activity Requirements:
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Course Highlights:
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