The Old Father-River: the Poetry of the Thames from 1500 to the present day

Course Dates: 20/07/19
Time: 10:30 - 16:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutor: Peter Brennan

Beginning with an idealised, semi-pastoral Thames, the course progresses via satirical 18th. Century evocations to the complex responses of Romantic and Modern poets, concluding with a meditation commissioned for the inauguration of the Millennium Bridge. (.

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What is the course about?

Beginning with an idealised, semi-pastoral Thames, the course progresses via satirical 18th. Century evocations to the complex responses of Romantic and Modern poets, concluding with a meditation commissioned for the inauguration of the Millennium Bridge. (.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

All levels. You just need an interest in poetry.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Teacher explanation; group discussion. No prior preparation is required.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No. All texts will be provided. Bring a pen and paper for note making.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?



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Course Code: HLW70

Sat, day, 20 Jul - 20 Jul '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £49.00
Senior fee: £39.00
Concession: £22.00
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