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One Dublin, One Book

Reading Dublin - One Dublin One Book 2022

This course is designed to tie in with events in the Dublin: One Dublin,  One Book festival 2023 culminating in reading the selected title for the 2023 Festival - to be announced. We will  also read a variety of books and other   material which  may relate thematically to the 2023 One Dublin One Book choice, or through their connection with Dublin or the author. No prior knowledge or skills are required for this course beyond an enjoyment and an interest in reading and in finding out more about your city

Dates Schedule Time Venue/Location Fee €
06 Apr 2022 to 27 Apr 2022 Sessions:
4 Wednesdays
10.30 - 12.30
10.30 Online


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Duration: 4 Wednesdays
Time: 10.00 - 12.00
Dates: Apr 05, 12, 19, 26
Location: Pearse Street Library

Garrett Fagan has taught at universities in Dublin and at Warwick University in the UK. He has interests in Renaissance literature, legal - literary relations and Anglo Irish writing.

At the end of the course students should be able to:

• Be aware of the richness and diversity of Dublin’s literary heritage

• Be aware of the historical and political and social contexts that Dublin’s literature grew out of and responded to

• Have an understanding of how literature can relate to social and political contexts in which it is produced or performed

• Be aware of how a given text relates to a literary tradition

• Confidently talk about their response to any given text they might read and to deploy the correct terminology

• Have an increased understanding of the sorts of conversations and insights it is possible to have about literature through literary analysis

• Be able to identify and comment on genre, form and literary conventions in the works studied 

• Discussion.

• Participative group work.

• Short Audio/ video clips

• Short tutor presentations,

• Short student presentations.

• Field trip to Dublin Writers Museum/ Attendance at events associated with the One City One Book festival.

Those interested in combining an interest and enjoyment of reading with finding out more about the culture and literature of Ireland.