Poetry

On our lively poetry courses, enjoy explores this captivating genre, revisit classic texts and discover new writers plus share your views in classroom discussions.
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  1. A love of the Rack and the Screw: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

    Course Date: Sat 29 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    These troubled poets’ tempestuous marriage produced some of the 20th century’s greatest poetry. We'll explore the work of both from romantic bliss to gothic violence to Hughes' final tender goodbye in 'Birthday Letters'.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £45.00

  2. Charles Baudelaire: first poet of the modern city

    Course Date: Sat 1 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore how Baudelaire responded to living in 19th century Paris and created several new kinds of poetry - correspondences, urban symbolism, confessional verse and prose poetry which express personal experience more intensely than ever before.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  3. Edward Thomas: 'On a strange bridge alone'

    Course Date: Tue 8 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The reflective, questioning poems of Edward Thomas have gained many admirers. By studying a carefully chosen selection of both his poetry and prose writings, we shall look more deeply into the significance of his achievement.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £22.00

  4. Noli Timere: the poetic journey of Seamus Heaney

    Course Date: Tue 25 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This two-day course examines the poetic legacy of Seamus Heaney. From humble beginnings on a small farm in Derry to lauded Nobel laureate, we chart a remarkable personal and literary journey.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £39.00

  5. T.S. Eliot: from Prufrock and The Waste Land to Four Quartets

    Course Date: Thu 10 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    During the course we shall consider the growth and development of Eliot's poetry, from 'Prufrock' and 'The Waste Land', through the religious works of his middle years, concluding with his crowning sequence, 'Four Quartets'.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £22.00

  6. Understanding poetry

    Course Date: Tue 25 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From Shakespeare and Milton to Ezra Pound and Frank O'Hara, what makes different types of poetry tick, and how can we gain the confidence to read them perceptively and with real enjoyment?
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £22.00

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