English Literature



This course will provide an introduction to major authors of poetry, drama and prose through close examination of selected texts, chosen from among those prescribed for the Leaving Certificate.

The course will be of special interest to teachers and pupils preparing for the examination but the lectures will be directed towards a more general audience as well.

Date, Time, and Place

There will be ten weekly lectures beginning on Tuesday 4 October 2022 at 7.00 p.m. in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin. There will be no lecture on Tuesday 25 October 2022.


Course Fees


Online Application: Please apply and pay online using this link to Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.ie (available shortly) Postal Application: Apply to: Ms Sophia NĂ­ Sheoin, Oscar Wilde Centre, School of English, 21 Westland Row, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland. Phone: 01- 8962885 email: wilde@tcd.ie. Application forms will be available for download shortly from the Trinity Oscar Wilde website: www.tcd.ie/OWC/eveninglectures. Cheques/Bank Drafts/Postal Orders should be made payable to Trinity College Dublin No. 1 Account. Pay at the Door: It is possible to pay on the door at the night, however, only those who have pre-booked can be guaranteed admission.