Course Description

Irish Literature - From Yeats to McKeon - REMOTE



Irish Literature - From Yeats to McKeon - REMOTE is a course run by Martin Keaveney Creative Writing, Galway. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 8 weeks. Irish Literature - From Yeats to McKeon - REMOTE gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about Irish Literature - From Yeats to McKeon - REMOTE at Martin Keaveney Creative Writing, please review the details below.

This Irish Literature course is a general introduction to critically reading some of Ireland’s best literature with reflection on the poetic technique in poetry and in prose.

We will begin early in the 20th century with W.B Yeats, progress to Patrick Kavanagh, Molly Keane and Maeve Brennan. The second half of the course discusses more recent writers: Colm Toibin, Naoise Dolan, Belinda McKeon and concluding with a selection of contemporary Irish Poetry.

By the end of the course participants will have read and discussed a number of Ireland’s authors and critically analysed their themes. Irish Literature: From Yeats to McKeon – REMOTE is an exciting and highly enjoyable new course which would be ideal for the literary enthusiast or anyone preparing to study English at third level. Limited places

 

About the facilitator
Dr Martin Keaveney has been facilitating creative writing courses at Galway Arts Centre since 2018. He also lectures on Irish Literature at NUIG’s Autumn Series. His debut novel, Delia Meade, was published in 2020 by Penniless Press, UK.  His debut collection of stories, The Rainy Day, was published by Penniless Press in 2018. Short fiction has been published in many literary journals in Ireland, UK and US. He has also written for the screen and his writing has been produced and exhibited at many international film festivals and on broadcast television. His scholarship has been published widely, including at the peer-reviewed journals New Hibernia ReviewEstudios Irlandeses and the Journal of Franco-Irish Studies. He has a B.A. in English and Italian, an M.A in English (Writing) and a Ph.D. from NUIG (Creative Writing and Textual Studies). He was awarded the Sparanacht Ui Eithir for his research in 2016 and the NUIG Write-Up Bursary in 2018. See more at www.martinkeaveney.com

Testimonials
‘Excellent support from tutor’
‘Enormously helpful and generous writer’s workshop’
‘[Martin] takes a genuine interest in his students’
‘An engaging speaker who listens and answers questions in a useful way’
‘[Martin’s] guidance is excellent’
‘Very enjoyable and engaging’
‘I looked forward to the class every week, each week I became more and more inspired to go home and work on my projects’ [Evening Course]
‘Thoroughly enjoyed the day’ [One Day Course]

See more at www.martinkeaveney.com/testimonials

 

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Remote attendance options
INTERACTIVE – attend interactive Video Conference discussion (Zoom) 6.30 – 7.45 weekly & receive material by email including video of a recorded lecture each week

EMAIL – receive material by email with a video of a prerecorded lecture each week

PHONE – phone in to hear interactive class and receive material by email with a video of a prerecorded lecture each week

POST – receive material by email with a podcast on USB key of a prerecorded lecture each week

FLEXI – meet tutor remotely for 30 minute discussion weekly at mutual time and receive all course material by email

The course will be presented by Dr Martin Keaveney (John McGahern scholar)
See www.martinkeaveney.com/testimonials 

Combinations of the above available at no extra cost, please enquire. All remote courses cost the same

Queries on the course delivery or content: info@martinkeaveney.com

All registered participants are subject to Terms of Use

 

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Training ProviderMartin Keaveney Creative Writing
Course LocationMayo
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationCertificate of Attendance
Course Start Date8th September 2021
Course End Date27th October 2021
Course Duration8 weeks
Course Time6.30-7.45pm (Wednesdays)
Entry RequirementsNone.
Carear PathUniversity study, Journalism, Literary reviewing, Feature writing, Librarian, Historian, Linguistics, others,
Phone+353876007100
Course CodeMKCWILYK
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