The Mary Webb Society

Women’s Writing: A Short Course at University Centre Shrewsbury

6th June-11th July 2018


You can book for the whole course or for individual sessions. The cost of the course is £130.00 for 12 sessions; £15.00 per individual session. For further information, please contact the course leader, Professor Deborah Wynne:

The programme of lectures and seminars:

6th June Seminar 1: 11.00-1.00

Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

(Professor Deborah Wynne)

Seminar 2: 2.00-4.00

Mary Webb, Gone to Earth

(Naomi Walker)

13th June Seminar 3: 11.00-1.00

Margaret Oliphant’s short stories

‘The Open Door’; ‘Old Lady Mary’ and ‘The Library Window’ (see below for online link)

(Katie Baker)

Seminar 4: 2.00-4.00

Sylvia Plath, Ariel

(Professor Deborah Wynne)

20th June Seminar 5: 11.00-1.00

George Eliot, Middlemarch

(Jen Davis)

Seminar 6: 2.00-4.00

Angela Carter, the Magic Toyshop

(Jen Davis)

27th June Seminar 7: 11.00-1.00

Daphne Du Maurier, The Birds, and Other Stories

(Dr Giulia Miller)

Seminar 8: 2.00-4.00

Caryll Churchill, Top Girls

(Dr Giulia Miller)

4th July Seminar 9: 11.00-1.00

Hilary Mantel’s Bring Up the Bodies

(Kimberley Braxton)

Seminar 10: 2.00-4.00

Emily Brontë, Poems

(Kimberley Braxton)

11th July Seminar 11: 11.00-1.00

J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

(Dr Lucy Andrew)

Seminar 12: 2.00-4.00

Robert Galbraith (pseudonym of J. K. Rowling), The Cuckoo’s Calling

(Dr Lucy Andrew)


Margaret Oliphant short stories can be accessed free of charge via this online link:

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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