Category Archives: Southport

What’s in a Name? The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

This blog post is from a student on my Star-Crossed Lovers Continuing Education course: I find myself fascinated by the way the names given to the characters in The Age of Innocence mirror their natures and their roles within the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bride of Lammermoor: Hard to define, even harder to forget

Another thought-provoking post from one of my students, this time from my Star-crossed Lovers course in Southport: The Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott is hard to define;  the opening chapter is a story in itself, with Peter Pattieson retelling … Continue reading

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Literature Courses in Southport this Summer Term

Coming up in April at the Holy Trinity Parish Centre, Southport, are courses taught by Dr. Sue Garner-Jones on The Poetry of Protest and Persuasion and The English Renaissance. The details are as follows: The Poetry of Protest and Persuasion Poetry has … Continue reading

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