Bibliotherapy: Therapy through Literature 2017 course


Posted on: 15 September 2017 in Continuing Professional Development


This intensive but personally moving reading course is running at the London campus from 4 October for 12 weeks. The course is designed for those seeking either personal or professional development through intense and close involvement with serious literature.

The course shows the value of literary thinking through the close exploration of literary language across the ages, in the search for human meaning.

Start Date: 4 October 2017
Time: 3-5pm
Duration: 12 seminars on Wednesdays until 13 December 2017
Venue: University of Liverpool in London, 33 Finsbury Square, EC2A 1AG

Bibliotherapy: Therapy through Literature is designed for those seeking either personal or professional development through intense and close involvement with serious literature. Find out more here 

"This course has been one of the most important things that I have done, and the most demanding. Both of these things - the demand, the importance - are linked." - Master's in Reading for Life student.

The course forms part of the Reading for Life master's at the University of Liverpool, as well as other postgraduate awards, more information available here. It is delivered by academics from the University of Liverpool Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society (CRILS) and led by Professor Philip Davis, Professor of Literature at the University of Liverpool (biography available here).

This programme has a wide appeal for those seeking personal development and emotional understanding, as well as professionals who may be looking to develop reading-groups within health facilities or are concerned with reader-development and outreach initiatives.


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