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21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "Does Poetry Matter" (MIT) 21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "Does Poetry Matter" (MIT)

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The landscape we will explore is the troublesome one of the relevance, impact, and importance of poetry in a troubled modern world. We will read both poetry and prose by several substantial modern writers, each of whom confronted the question that is the subject's title. The landscape we will explore is the troublesome one of the relevance, impact, and importance of poetry in a troubled modern world. We will read both poetry and prose by several substantial modern writers, each of whom confronted the question that is the subject's title.

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Poetry | Robert Lowell | Denise Levertov | Adrienne Rich | Seamus Heaney | Robert Pinsky | Billy Collins | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Steve Tapscott | Rita Dove | Neil Astley | Poetry | Robert Lowell | Denise Levertov | Adrienne Rich | Seamus Heaney | Robert Pinsky | Billy Collins | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Steve Tapscott | Rita Dove | Neil Astley | Poetry | | Poetry | | Robert Lowell | | Robert Lowell | | Denise Levertov | | Denise Levertov | | Adrienne Rich | | Adrienne Rich | | Seamus Heaney | | Seamus Heaney | | Robert Pinsky | | Robert Pinsky | | Billy Collins | | Billy Collins | | Jean Monahan | | Jean Monahan | | John Hodgen | | John Hodgen | | Lloyd Schwartz | | Lloyd Schwartz | | Steve Tapscott | | Steve Tapscott | | Rita Dove | | Rita Dove | | Neil Astley | Neil Astley | Adrienne Rich | Adrienne Rich | Billy Collins | Billy Collins | Denise Levertow | Denise Levertow | Jean Monahan | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Lloyd Schwartz | Poetry | Poetry | Rita Dove | Rita Dove | Robert Lowell | Robert Lowell | Robert Pinsky | Robert Pinsky | Seamus Heaney | Seamus Heaney | Steve Tapscott | Steve Tapscott

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21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "Does Poetry Matter" (MIT) 21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "Does Poetry Matter" (MIT)

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The landscape we will explore is the troublesome one of the relevance, impact, and importance of poetry in a troubled modern world. We will read both poetry and prose by several substantial modern writers, each of whom confronted the question that is the subject's title. The landscape we will explore is the troublesome one of the relevance, impact, and importance of poetry in a troubled modern world. We will read both poetry and prose by several substantial modern writers, each of whom confronted the question that is the subject's title.

Subjects

Poetry | Robert Lowell | Denise Levertov | Adrienne Rich | Seamus Heaney | Robert Pinsky | Billy Collins | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Steve Tapscott | Rita Dove | Neil Astley | Poetry | Robert Lowell | Denise Levertov | Adrienne Rich | Seamus Heaney | Robert Pinsky | Billy Collins | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Steve Tapscott | Rita Dove | Neil Astley | Poetry | | Poetry | | Robert Lowell | | Robert Lowell | | Denise Levertov | | Denise Levertov | | Adrienne Rich | | Adrienne Rich | | Seamus Heaney | | Seamus Heaney | | Robert Pinsky | | Robert Pinsky | | Billy Collins | | Billy Collins | | Jean Monahan | | Jean Monahan | | John Hodgen | | John Hodgen | | Lloyd Schwartz | | Lloyd Schwartz | | Steve Tapscott | | Steve Tapscott | | Rita Dove | | Rita Dove | | Neil Astley | Neil Astley | Adrienne Rich | Adrienne Rich | Billy Collins | Billy Collins | Denise Levertow | Denise Levertow | Jean Monahan | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Lloyd Schwartz | Poetry | Poetry | Rita Dove | Rita Dove | Robert Lowell | Robert Lowell | Robert Pinsky | Robert Pinsky | Seamus Heaney | Seamus Heaney | Steve Tapscott | Steve Tapscott

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Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre Collection

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List of all titles held in Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre Collection, Oxford Brookes Library

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Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre TS Eliot Prize for Poetry Forward Prize for Poetry Irish Times Poetry Now Award National Book Award for Poetry

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2014 poetry prize shortlists

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List of shortlisted titles for 2014 held in Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre Collection

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Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre TS Eliot Prize for Poetry Forward Prize for Poetry Irish Times Poetry Now Award National Book Award for Poetry

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2012 poetry prize shortlists

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List of shortlisted titles for 2012 held in Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre Collection

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Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre TS Eliot Prize for Poetry Forward Prize for Poetry Irish Times Poetry Now Award National Book Award for Poetry

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21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "Does Poetry Matter" (MIT)

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The landscape we will explore is the troublesome one of the relevance, impact, and importance of poetry in a troubled modern world. We will read both poetry and prose by several substantial modern writers, each of whom confronted the question that is the subject's title.

Subjects

Poetry | Robert Lowell | Denise Levertov | Adrienne Rich | Seamus Heaney | Robert Pinsky | Billy Collins | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Steve Tapscott | Rita Dove | Neil Astley | Poetry | | Robert Lowell | | Denise Levertov | | Adrienne Rich | | Seamus Heaney | | Robert Pinsky | | Billy Collins | | Jean Monahan | | John Hodgen | | Lloyd Schwartz | | Steve Tapscott | | Rita Dove | | Neil Astley | Adrienne Rich | Billy Collins | Denise Levertow | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Poetry | Rita Dove | Robert Lowell | Robert Pinsky | Seamus Heaney | Steve Tapscott

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21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "Does Poetry Matter" (MIT)

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The landscape we will explore is the troublesome one of the relevance, impact, and importance of poetry in a troubled modern world. We will read both poetry and prose by several substantial modern writers, each of whom confronted the question that is the subject's title.

Subjects

Poetry | Robert Lowell | Denise Levertov | Adrienne Rich | Seamus Heaney | Robert Pinsky | Billy Collins | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Steve Tapscott | Rita Dove | Neil Astley | Poetry | | Robert Lowell | | Denise Levertov | | Adrienne Rich | | Seamus Heaney | | Robert Pinsky | | Billy Collins | | Jean Monahan | | John Hodgen | | Lloyd Schwartz | | Steve Tapscott | | Rita Dove | | Neil Astley | Adrienne Rich | Billy Collins | Denise Levertow | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Poetry | Rita Dove | Robert Lowell | Robert Pinsky | Seamus Heaney | Steve Tapscott

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21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "Does Poetry Matter" (MIT)

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The landscape we will explore is the troublesome one of the relevance, impact, and importance of poetry in a troubled modern world. We will read both poetry and prose by several substantial modern writers, each of whom confronted the question that is the subject's title.

Subjects

Poetry | Robert Lowell | Denise Levertov | Adrienne Rich | Seamus Heaney | Robert Pinsky | Billy Collins | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Steve Tapscott | Rita Dove | Neil Astley | Poetry | | Robert Lowell | | Denise Levertov | | Adrienne Rich | | Seamus Heaney | | Robert Pinsky | | Billy Collins | | Jean Monahan | | John Hodgen | | Lloyd Schwartz | | Steve Tapscott | | Rita Dove | | Neil Astley | Adrienne Rich | Billy Collins | Denise Levertow | Jean Monahan | John Hodgen | Lloyd Schwartz | Poetry | Rita Dove | Robert Lowell | Robert Pinsky | Seamus Heaney | Steve Tapscott

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21L.481 Victorian Literature and Culture (MIT) 21L.481 Victorian Literature and Culture (MIT)

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The course covers British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. This was the brilliant age of Charles Dickens, the Brontës, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred, Lord Tennyson – and many others. It was also the age of urbanization, steam power, class conflict, Darwin, religious crisis, imperial expansion, information explosion, bureaucratization – and much more. The course covers British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. This was the brilliant age of Charles Dickens, the Brontës, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred, Lord Tennyson – and many others. It was also the age of urbanization, steam power, class conflict, Darwin, religious crisis, imperial expansion, information explosion, bureaucratization – and much more.

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English Literature | English Literature | Victorian | Victorian | Culture | Culture | Fiction | Fiction | Nonfiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Poetry | Queen Victoria | Queen Victoria | Charles Dickens | Charles Dickens | Bronte | Bronte | Lewis Carroll | Lewis Carroll | George Eliot | George Eliot | Robert Browning | Robert Browning | Oscar Wilde | Oscar Wilde | Arthur Conan Doyle | Arthur Conan Doyle | Rudyard Kipling | Rudyard Kipling | Alfred Lord Tennyson | Alfred Lord Tennyson | Urbanization | Urbanization | Class conflict | Class conflict | Darwin | Darwin | Religion | Religion | Imperialism | Imperialism | Bureaucracy | Bureaucracy | British | British | Thomas Carlyle | Thomas Carlyle | John Ruskin | John Ruskin | Elizabeth Gaskell | Elizabeth Gaskell | John Stuart Mill | John Stuart Mill | Henry Mayhew | Henry Mayhew | Isabella Beeton | Isabella Beeton

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21L.487 Modern Poetry (MIT) 21L.487 Modern Poetry (MIT)

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This course considers some of the substantial early twentieth-century poetic voices in America. Authors vary, but may include Moore, Frost, Eliot, Stevens, and Pound. We'll read the major poems by the most important poets in English in the 20th century, emphazinig especially the period between post-WWI disillusionment and early WW II internationalism (ca. 1918-1940). Our special focus this term will be how the concept of "the Image" evolved during this period. The War had undercut beliefs in master-narratives of nationalism and empire, and the language-systems that supported them (religious transcendence, rationalism and formalism). Retrieving energies from the Symbolist movements of the preceding century, early 20th century poets began to rethink how images carry information, and in wh This course considers some of the substantial early twentieth-century poetic voices in America. Authors vary, but may include Moore, Frost, Eliot, Stevens, and Pound. We'll read the major poems by the most important poets in English in the 20th century, emphazinig especially the period between post-WWI disillusionment and early WW II internationalism (ca. 1918-1940). Our special focus this term will be how the concept of "the Image" evolved during this period. The War had undercut beliefs in master-narratives of nationalism and empire, and the language-systems that supported them (religious transcendence, rationalism and formalism). Retrieving energies from the Symbolist movements of the preceding century, early 20th century poets began to rethink how images carry information, and in wh

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Modern | Modern | Poetry | Poetry | Poem | Poem | Woolf | Woolf | T. S. Eliot | T. S. Eliot | Tennyson | Tennyson | Owen | Owen | Pound | Pound | Yeats | Yeats | Hughes | Hughes | Toomer | Toomer | Literature | Literature

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21L.488 Contemporary Literature (MIT) 21L.488 Contemporary Literature (MIT)

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This semester, Contemporary Literature (21L.488) deals with Irish literature, a subject broad and deep. To achieve a manageable volume of study, the course focuses primarily on poetry and prose, at drama's expense, and on living writers, at the expense of their predecessors. Each class session follows a discussion format, often with students assigned to lead-off or summarize the day's topic. This semester, Contemporary Literature (21L.488) deals with Irish literature, a subject broad and deep. To achieve a manageable volume of study, the course focuses primarily on poetry and prose, at drama's expense, and on living writers, at the expense of their predecessors. Each class session follows a discussion format, often with students assigned to lead-off or summarize the day's topic.

Subjects

Contemporary literature | Contemporary literature | Irish literature | Irish literature | Fiction | Fiction | Drama | Drama | Poetry | Poetry | Joyce | Joyce | Yeats | Yeats | Bolger | Bolger | Beckett | Beckett | O'Brien | O'Brien | Trevor | Trevor | Lavin | Lavin | McGahern | McGahern | Dorcey | Dorcey | Doyle | Doyle | Berkeley | Berkeley | Friel | Friel | Heaney | Heaney | Crotty | Crotty | Boland | Boland | Dhomhnaill | Dhomhnaill | Meehan | Meehan | Carr | Carr

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21L.488 Contemporary Literature (MIT)

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This semester, Contemporary Literature (21L.488) deals with Irish literature, a subject broad and deep. To achieve a manageable volume of study, the course focuses primarily on poetry and prose, at drama's expense, and on living writers, at the expense of their predecessors. Each class session follows a discussion format, often with students assigned to lead-off or summarize the day's topic.

Subjects

Contemporary literature | Irish literature | Fiction | Drama | Poetry | Joyce | Yeats | Bolger | Beckett | O'Brien | Trevor | Lavin | McGahern | Dorcey | Doyle | Berkeley | Friel | Heaney | Crotty | Boland | Dhomhnaill | Meehan | Carr

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Exploring the Feminine and the Divine - Explorando lo femenino y lo divino

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With thanks to Leeds Trinity University, Instituto Cervantes of Leeds and Manchester, Leeds Central Library, School of Modern Languages and Cultures (University of Leeds) and Transforming with Poetry at Inkwell.

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Spanish | Poetry | Poet | Poesía | English | Poeta | Parra | Pelegrín | Mac Mahon | Stone | Martínez-Arboleda | collage | translation | performance | divinity | feminity | divinidad | feminidad | traducción | related subjects | R000

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n Thomas

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logue works, the idea of the ruin in literature, the association of memory with place, the presentation of decay in poetry, and the effect of development on the Weald in East Sussex.

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"Poetry Centre" poetry research english

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Exploring the Feminine and the Divine - Explorando lo femenino y lo divino

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Spanish poets Inma Pelegrín and Katy Parra join their voices with Irish poet Siobhan Mac Mahon and London poet Hannah Stone in this International Writers at Leeds event. The artists celebrate life and light alongside their exploration, through poetic dialogue, of how the feminine consciousness is embodied and expressed in relation to divinity. Music by Irish guitarist Sabrina Piggott. Translations and final poetic collage (using exclusively verses by the 4 poets) by Antonio Martínez-Arboleda (University of Leeds). The video contains original poems in English and Spanish as well as some translations. The event took place at Leeds Central Library on 3 February 2015. With thanks to Leeds Trinity University, Instituto Cervantes of Leeds and Manchester, Leeds Central Library, School of Modern

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Poetry | Translation | performance | Divinity | Femenine | Divine | Spain | Spanish | European Languages | Literature and related subjects

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Interview to Spanish Poets Inma Pelegrín and Katy Parra

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Inma Pelegrín and Katy Parra visited the University of Leeds to participate in the International Writers at Leeds event held on the 3rd February 2015 at Leeds Central Library. The event "Exploring the Feminine and the Divine" also featured poets Siobhan Mac Mahon and Hannah Stone, guitarist Sabrina Piggot and Antonio Martínez-Arboleda (University of Leeds- Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies) as literary editor and translator.

Subjects

Spanish | Spain | Poetry | Literature | Interview | European Languages | Literature and related subjects

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21L.481 Victorian Literature and Culture (MIT)

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The course covers British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. This was the brilliant age of Charles Dickens, the Brontës, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred, Lord Tennyson – and many others. It was also the age of urbanization, steam power, class conflict, Darwin, religious crisis, imperial expansion, information explosion, bureaucratization – and much more.

Subjects

English Literature | Victorian | Culture | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Queen Victoria | Charles Dickens | Bronte | Lewis Carroll | George Eliot | Robert Browning | Oscar Wilde | Arthur Conan Doyle | Rudyard Kipling | Alfred Lord Tennyson | Urbanization | Class conflict | Darwin | Religion | Imperialism | Bureaucracy | British | Thomas Carlyle | John Ruskin | Elizabeth Gaskell | John Stuart Mill | Henry Mayhew | Isabella Beeton

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21L.487 Modern Poetry (MIT)

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This course considers some of the substantial early twentieth-century poetic voices in America. Authors vary, but may include Moore, Frost, Eliot, Stevens, and Pound. We'll read the major poems by the most important poets in English in the 20th century, emphazinig especially the period between post-WWI disillusionment and early WW II internationalism (ca. 1918-1940). Our special focus this term will be how the concept of "the Image" evolved during this period. The War had undercut beliefs in master-narratives of nationalism and empire, and the language-systems that supported them (religious transcendence, rationalism and formalism). Retrieving energies from the Symbolist movements of the preceding century, early 20th century poets began to rethink how images carry information, and in wh

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Modern | Poetry | Poem | Woolf | T. S. Eliot | Tennyson | Owen | Pound | Yeats | Hughes | Toomer | Literature

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21L.488 Contemporary Literature (MIT)

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This semester, Contemporary Literature (21L.488) deals with Irish literature, a subject broad and deep. To achieve a manageable volume of study, the course focuses primarily on poetry and prose, at drama's expense, and on living writers, at the expense of their predecessors. Each class session follows a discussion format, often with students assigned to lead-off or summarize the day's topic.

Subjects

Contemporary literature | Irish literature | Fiction | Drama | Poetry | Joyce | Yeats | Bolger | Beckett | O'Brien | Trevor | Lavin | McGahern | Dorcey | Doyle | Berkeley | Friel | Heaney | Crotty | Boland | Dhomhnaill | Meehan | Carr

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