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Course: Contemporary Illness Narratives
Author: Global Public Health, Department of Health Sciences, University of York
A non-accredited Literature course taking a cross-genre approach, this course will introduce learners to the rich array of texts that address the ill body as a source of frustration, wonder, affect, loss and transformation. Reading poetry, memoirs, fiction and essays from 1960 up until the present day, the course will explore how writers communicate their illness experiences. This will be supplemented by reflective writing so that learners will be equipped to respond to representations of illness from both critical and creative perspectives.
- Tutor: Alice Hill-Woods MA
- Day: Tuesday
- Start Date: 05 October 2021
- Time: 7-9pm
- No. of weeks: 8
- Full fee: £76
- This course will be delivered via Zoom. Students joining the course will need access to a computer, laptop or tablet with a microphone (essential) and a webcam (desirable) as well as a reliable broadband connection.