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ACE2249 Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Circle (morning) ONLINE COURSE ONLY is a Course

ACE2249 Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Circle (morning) ONLINE COURSE ONLY

Jan 24 - Feb 28, 2022

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Full course description

Course Overview

The Bloomsbury Circle are famous for their broad and extraordinary contributions to everything from economics to art to modern love. In this course we will look at how these remarkable people found each other and what their minds created. In particular we shall focus on Virginia Woolf and two of her novels: the beautiful Mrs Dalloway and the more challenging and ground breaking The Waves.

Course Schedule

Classes will be delivered online on Mondays 10:30am-12:30am for six weeks from 24 January to 28 February.

1.     Who were the Bloomsbury Circle?

2.     Bloomsbury Relationships and Politics

3.     Visual Art and Bloomsbury

4.     Bloomsbury and Literature

5.     Woolf and Mrs Dalloway

6.     Woolf and The Waves


Course Lecturers

Dr. Emma Bidwell has a Ph.D in English. She is the Director of “Screening Ireland”, a programme offered by the University of Limerick. She also lectures on a Women’s Studies MA programme. Dr. Bidwell teaches for University College Cork, the University of Limerick, and for her own West Cork College.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be at least 18 years old at course commencement.


Short courses are not assessed. Students will receive a UCC Certificate of Attendance upon completion.

Closing Date for Application

Monday 17 January

Contact Details for Further Information

Regina Sexton, Phone: 021-4904700, Email: