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Four Modern Irish Novels

  • January 29, 2024
  • March 11, 2024
  • 4 sessions
  • January 29, 2024, 9:30 AM 10:45 AM (EST)
  • February 12, 2024, 9:30 AM 10:45 AM (EST)
  • February 26, 2024, 9:30 AM 10:45 AM (EST)
  • March 11, 2024, 9:30 AM 10:45 AM (EDT)
  • Wilbanks Blue Wave



Course Description:  Students will read four Irish novels in the course. Class will be held every other week to give students time to finish their assigned reading. The class is interactive with in-depth discussions of the books and their themes.  

The books to be discussed are:

1) Small Things Like These and Foster by Claire Keegan for the first class

2) Undecided between Normal People by Sally Rooney or Tresspasses by Louise Kennedy

3) Love by Roddy Doyle

4) The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty by Sebastian Barry

Location: Wilbanks Blue Wave

Dates/Times:  Mondays Jan 29 to Mar 11, from 9:30 am - 10:45 am. Sessions every other week

Instructor: Alice Goodman

Alice Goodman has an MA and BA in English Literature. She has taught adult literature classes, most recently at Pelican Cove University.

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