The Monthly Read

If you enjoy reading literature for pleasure, would like to build your confidence in discussing texts and be introduced to new ideas, this course could be for you. This is a supportive group for readers who simply wish to share ideas about books with the guidance of a university tutor. Each term we study three texts linked by a common literary theme.

The Monthly Read: Summer Term 2021

When Wednesday afternoons 2pm - 4.30pm

3 meetings

Dates: 12th May, 9th June, 7th July




Dr Sue Edney


Women who resist: We will read three novels that centre on women resisting the norms of their time in strange and radical ways.


The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins (1859)

Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner (1926) 

Beloved by Toni Morrison (1987) 

Course fee

£115 per course 

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Previous qualifications/experience No qualifications needed. Open to the public.


Please address any enquiries about the courses to:

Department of English Part-time Courses
School of Humanities
11 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1TB

Tel: 0117 928 8924

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