We will read engaging, literary 20th and 21st century novels drawn from award-winning British, Irish, and Commonwealth writers. We’ll discuss how the writers approach their subjects and structure their work and the nature of their principal characters and the way they think and talk. The writers and their works are: Angus Wilson: The Middle Age of Mrs Eliot; Rachel Cusk: Outline; JM Coetzee: Foe; Muriel Spark: Robinson; William Trevor: Reading Turgenev; and Anthony Powell: The Soldier’s Art.
Leader: Judith Wooldridge is a life-long and enthusiastic reader of novels and short stories in English; she has led four previous Evergreen Courses.
Fridays: 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, 6 weeks: September 27 through November 8 (no class on 10/18)
Location: Witherspoon Hall Municipal Building, Maximum 13 seats