Literature

Literature

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Florissant Valley | Forest Park

Literature opens the door to new worlds and the experiences of others through the written word. Our literature courses explore experience through stories, poems, drama, plays, and the wonders of imagination.

Program Coordinator

Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

Register and pay online for literature courses

Registration opens Aug. 6 for all classes except Ageless Learning Seminars, which open Aug. 20.

Call 314-984-7777 to register for fall classes by phone or click the button above to register and pay online.



NEW! Madness and Revenge: Major Themes in Shakespeare's Hamlet

Of all the plays in Shakespeare's canon, Hamlet is one of the most quoted, adapted, and discussed. In this lecture, we will walk through the major story points in the play and along the way, we will take a close look at the themes, characters, and symbols Shakespeare used to tell his tale of murder, ghosts, madness, and revenge.
LITR:704 | $19 | Age 60+: $14
F01 | Tu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm | Melody Meiners | Sep 18 | FP - G, 117

NEW! Read All About It!: A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol will be shown at the Fox Theater in December. Come join us for a one-day gathering to learn about the background of this ghostly holiday story! Learn about the author, the time period, and the many productions on both stage and screen. You will have fun while learning trivia about the story. This story is a classic-come and learn more about it!
LITR:701 | $19 | Age 60+: $14
F01 | Sa 10 am-12 pm | Jacqueline Mink | Oct 20 | FV - C, 104

NEW! Read All About It!: Les Miserables

Les Miserables will be shown at the Fox Theater in December. Come join us for a one-day gathering to learn about this compelling story. We will learn about the author, the time period, and productions on both stage and screen. Learn some trivia about the story. This story is a classic join us to learn more about it!
LITR:701 | $19 | Age 60+: $14
F02 | Sa 10 am-12 pm | Jacqueline Mink | Oct 27 | FV - C, 104

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