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Literature Courses

Improve your own writing skills and learn more about literary greats with our online literature and writing courses. Explore Austen, Shakespeare, Burns, Wordsworth, Wilde and more.

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UEA (University of East Anglia)
An Introduction to Screenwriting
This online course explores the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in the process of screenwriting.
The University of Warwick
Shakespeare and his World
Together with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Professor Jonathan Bate explores Shakespeare, his works and the world he lived in.
Keio University
Japanese Culture Through Rare Books
Explore the important roles that books have played in the cultural history of Japan.
The Open University
Start Writing Fiction
This hands-on course helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating characters.
Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
Studying in Italian - Language and Literature
Study Language and Literature in Italian and develop the skills you need to take part in a European student mobility program.
University of Los Andes
Reading Macondo: the Works of Gabriel García Márquez
Explore why the author of One Hundred Years of Solitude is one of the 20th century’s leading writers in this free online course
The University of Edinburgh
How to Read a Novel
Get underneath the skin of a novel by understanding some of the main building blocks of modern fiction.
University of Los Andes
Leer a Macondo
Explorar por qué el autor de Cien años de Soledad es uno de los escritores más importantes del siglo XX.