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. Contemporary poetry

    Course Date: Wed 11 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Read and discuss a variety of poetry written in the last 50 years. We explore a range of poetry in terms of theme, style and viewpoints. (There will be no class on 15 Feb.).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £83.00

  2. Frank O'Hara and the New York School

    Course Date: Sat 1 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    'Urbane, ironic, celebratory, wildly funny', Frank O'Hara's poetry registers the pulse of post-war New York, city of abstract expressionism, modern jazz and innovatory poets, many of whom circled O'Hara's sun.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  3. "Satan Exulting over Eve" by William Blake - via Wikimedia Commons

    Milton: Paradise Lost

    Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    'Paradise Lost' excites fascination and controversy, confronting the existence of evil in a divinely ordained world. We shall explore each of the twelve books to develop our understanding of this most complex and rewarding epic.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £74.00

  4. Romantic poets: 1789-1842

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From Wordsworth to Christina Rossetti, we explore the impulses that created Romantic poetry – how honest expression of feeling became the measure of poetic inspiration and the problems this caused especially for women poets.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £66.00

  5. Symbolic narratives: reaching our deeper feelings

    Course Date: Tue 10 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore how some stories are more powerful and memorable than others because they use symbols which reach directly to our deepest desires and fears, from Swift and Mary Shelley to Golding, Bradbury and Ballard.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £66.00

  6. The poetry of Keats: a literary workshop

    Course Date: Sun 7 May 2017
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    This course, led by Nick Field, City Lit literature tutor and former Keats House Poet in Residence, will give you the chance to read, explore and discuss some of Keats' most significant poetry in the location in which many of them were written. Poems include "The Odes" and "The Eve of St.Agnes".
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

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