Our new MOOC begins March 15th. at 12:30. From now until the middle of May we will be reading bits of various works of historical fiction and considering the ways in which authors turn primary sources into adventures.
You may watch the video lectures during the week, whenever you find it convenient. We won't be upset if you skip some or all of the lectures or readings, we are doing this for fun, not credit. No tests. No shame. Lots of coffee.
If interested, please sign up at our library site as well as at coursera.org
This first week we will talk about early historical novels such as Waverley and The Recess. The latter is about twin, bastard daughters of Mary Queen of Scots who are being hidden in a secret, underground location and ....