Curso sobre Jane Austen gratuito

A Universidade de Southampton está oferecendo um curso on-line sobre Jane Austen – em inglês, veja os detalhes aqui. As professoras são Kim Simpson e Gillian Dow (que tive o prazer de conhecer em 2016 no Encontro Nacional da JASNA, em Washington DC).

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Na página do curso mencionam a JASBRA e demais sociedades ao redor do mundo!

This course is for anyone with an interest in Jane Austen, including the members of Jane Austen Societies in North America, Japan, Brazil and many European countries. You will need a basic knowledge of her novels.

O curso se chama ‘Jane Austen: Muth, Reality and Global Celebrity’ com início em 23 de abril. A plataforma oferece duas modalidades:

  • gratuito
  • pagamento de 49 dólares que garante acesso ilimitado ao curso, incluindo artigos, vídeos, revisão de pares e quizzes, testes para validar sua aprendizagem, e certificado de participação.

Tópicos do curso:

  • The Austen myth: who is she and what does she mean to people around the world?
  • An 18th century education: Jane and women’s education and reading
  • Austen’s literary and family influences
  • Austen’s ‘dirty walks’: gardens and landscapes in Austen’s writing
  • The marketing of Jane Austen at home and abroad – how her legacy has endured and built her celebrity
  • Austen’s afterlives: adapting Jane Austen for the modern age in film, TV
  • Austen as a commodity: portraits, hair and merchandising

 

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