What is the course about?
This one day course at Keats House, led by Nick Field, Literature Tutor at the City Lit 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.
Works to be explored will include "The Odes" and "The Eve of St.Agnes" and we will explore the house and its significance in the life and works of Keats.
What will we cover?
We will explore key poems by Keats in the context of his life story and in particular the house itself and its surroundings.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
You will be able to understand further the works of Keats, and his biography, in context of their history and the location in which they were written.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Everyone is welcome. Some knowledge of Keats’ work will be useful, as is a willingness to discuss and bring ideas about the work to the group.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course will involve discussions, readings, and explorations of the house and Keats’ work in context.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Pen and paper and an enthusiasm for the subject.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Look for literature courses under Humanities in the prospectus and under History, Writing and Culture on the web at www.citylit.ac.uk.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details