What is the course about?
Read and discuss some of Keats' poetry in the location in which many of them were written. Explore 'The Odes' and 'The Eve of St.Agnes'. The course takes place at Keats House and is led by literature tutor Jenny Baynes.
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?
This is a course suitable for all learners. 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?
No other costs. Bring a pen and paper.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
See the Build website for poetry courses under History, Culture and Writing or look at our prospectus for Autumn term classes - 2018.
General information and advice on courses at Build 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