Dorothy Wordsworth The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals


Day course

Greta Depledge

7 March 2020


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William Wordsworth wrote of his sister Dorothy that ‘she gave me eyes, she gave me ears’. Dorothy’s journals give insight in to her life with her brother and provide insight in to the life of the poet and his friendships.
Tutor: Dr Greta Depledge

Saturday 7 March Fee: £56

Tutor information

Dr Greta Depledge has a BA (Hons) in English Literature, an MA in Victorian Studies and a PhD (Female maladies, medical practice and literary culture 1860-1900), awarded by Birkbeck College, University of London.
Greta has many years’ experience in teaching, tutoring and lecturing roles in a wide range of HE and FE establishments. She delivers meticulously prepared courses with enthusiasm in an atmosphere that is relaxed and cheerful whilst intellectually challenging. She presents her research at public lectures and at academic conferences and has written a number of journal articles, chapters for academic collections and edited essays collections. .

Greta has worked as a Visiting Lecturer and Teaching Fellow in the Department of English at Royal Holloway, University of London, as an Associate Tutor for the Open University, as a Visiting Tutor for the Centre for Continuing Education at Reading University and at the Faculty for Lifelong Learning at Birkbeck College, University of London and as a Tutor for the WEA.