Type
2 courses
Literature & Poetry

Poetry for Pleasure

This course will be delivered online.

Whether you already enjoy reading poetry, or even if you have never tried reading poetry before, this course is for you! An informal, relaxed series of classes exploring a range of poems.

12/01/2022 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212203
23/02/2022 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212204
20/04/2022 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212205
08/06/2022 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212206

The Golden Age of Greek Drama

'You will be a thorn in the city's flesh.'

This is how Euripides described his own voluntary exile in the mouth of his dark heroine Medea on the Greek stage in 431BC, unpopular in the city because of the bone-tingling subtlety and sympathy with which he penetrated the human psyche. Millennia later, the relevance both of his works and those of his rivals is astonishing.

This course covers the representation of grief, estrangement, asylum-seeking, family and sacrifice, as well as ribaldry, political satire, and Dionysian revels, in the Greek Theatre of the 5th century BC. We...

14/01/2022 - Fri (11:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C02204-212201
22/04/2022 - Fri (11:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C02204-212202