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
An excellent presentation from the professor on historical fiction. Yet, I feel the title of his class
is alittle misleading.
This course has made me appreciate literary techniques in writing historical fiction. The dialogues and discussion were informative and the books are interesting.
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
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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