- Poetry cooked and raw: from Emily Dickinson to the Beat PoetsCourse start date: Wed 22 Sep 2021
Location on this date: OnlineWe will explore how poets changed during the 20th century from writing in formal ‘poetic’ language and regular forms towards writing in more natural language, freer forms and with more direct expression of feelings. We will look at free verse, political poetry, the Beat Poets, confessional poetry and prose poetry.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Russian and Eastern European poetry: a surveyCourse start date: Thu 23 Sep 2021
Location on this date: OnlineA guided tour of the personalities and achievements of the extraordinary constellation of poets that emerged during the Soviet century and its aftermath, including Akhmatova, Pasternak, Mayakovsky and their contemporaries, Milosz, Szymborska, Herbert and Anna Swir (Poland), Popa (Serbia), Holub (Czech Republic), Sorescu, Mircea Ivanescu and Nina Cassian (Romania), and others.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £97.00
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