A unique and exciting introduction to the genre and craft of historical fiction, for curious students, aspiring authors--anyone with a passion for the past. Read classics of the genre, encounter bestselling writers of historical fiction, and discover your own historical archive while interacting with a global community of interested readers.
Plagues, Witches, and War: The Worlds of Historical FictionUniversity of Virginia
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
What is Historical Fiction?
Poetry and Exile in Ancient Rome: Jane Alison
Two Centuries of Historical Fiction
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TOP REVIEWS FROM PLAGUES, WITCHES, AND WAR: THE WORLDS OF HISTORICAL FICTION
This course has made me appreciate literary techniques in writing historical fiction. The dialogues and discussion were informative and the books are interesting.
Exceptional experience. I enjoyed the entire course. This was my first real sojourn into the genre and now I'm hooked. Thank you, very much, for sharing this quality education. Be Well.
Too good! The instructor was way too awesome. I am not from Arts or Literature background yet understood everything easily. The author interactions were a really good learning experience
This course was much longer than I anticipated, but is overall filled with great information about historical fiction and I learned a lot.
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