ONLINE CLASS: Emma Donoghue's Historical Fiction (2123)

Three Saturdays: March 13, 20, 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Online Class.

Price: 
$110 (10% off for members)

This three-session class will focus on the intimate and public in Emma Donoghue's wonderful historical fiction as we closely read her novels The Pull of the StarsThe Wonder, and Frog Music—one book each week. We'll consider the role sexuality plays in her historical writing, as well as what Donoghue's exploration of historical medicine means for contemporary readers. Join historical novelist Carrie Callaghan for an insider's look at three wonderful books. Three Saturdays: March 13, 20, 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Online Class.

Reading Schedule:

March 13: Frog Music
March 20: The Wonder
March 27: The Pull of the Stars

Required Texts:

Frog Music, by Emma Donoghue (9780316324670)
The Wonder, by Emma Donoghue (9780316393867)
The Pull of the Stars, by Emma Donoghue (9780316499019)

Carrie Callaghan’s debut novel, A Light of Her Own, about 17th century painter Judith Leyster, was published by Amberjack in 2018. Her new novel, Salt the Snow (Amberjack, 2019), is about trail-blazing but little-known early 20th century journalist Milly Bennett and her years in 1930s Moscow and Spain. Carrie’s short stories have been published in multiple literary journals around the country, and she is a senior editor with the Washington Independent Review of Books.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

$110.00
SKU: 9787000008618
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Frog Music Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780316324670
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Back Bay Books - February 24th, 2015

The Wonder Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316393867
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Back Bay Books - September 5th, 2017

The Pull of the Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316499019
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 21st, 2020