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 was much longer than I anticipated, but is overall filled with great information about historical fiction and I learned a lot.
Exceptional lead instructor and guest speakers. Added tremendously to my knowledge of the genre, even though I am an author of historical fiction with a PhD in History.
This course has a lot of extras in it and a lot of food for future thought. The teacher is fun to learn from and I enjoyed his enthusiasm and the joy he expressed in the subject.
Insightful. well-structured course. I particularly liked all the speakers and of course, it is always fun to delve deeper into historical fiction.
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