About Literature Summer Programme
This programme gives you an experience of 'Cambridge English', with an emphasis on small group teaching, close attention to the words on the page, and radical inquiry into why literature matters.
The academic programme
- Plenary course GH0: Tragedy and Comedy
- Four special subject courses
(two for each week)
- Evening lectures
Special subject courses
Classes allow for close and continuing discussion, and you will be expected to have done substantial preparatory reading before you arrive in Cambridge.
Following the theme Tragedy and Comedy, the plenary lectures bring fresh perspectives to familiar masterpieces and encourage exploration in new directions.
Additional general evening lectures will add to your enjoyment of the programme.
A typical day
On each weekday morning you attend a class from your Ga, Gb, Gc or Gd special subject course, followed by aplenary lecture. In the afternoons you attend a class from your Ha, Hb, Hc or Hd special subject course. Subject specific and joint lectures are offered in the evenings.
Accommodation is available for participants who want to stay in a Cambridge College. Please see theaccommodation options available for this programme.
Non-residential attendance is also available if participants prefer to find their own lodgings.
Information for applicants
The quickest way to apply is by using our secure online booking system. You can also apply by downloading an application form (pdf) and sending it by post or fax.