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Poetry

Module code: ESH124

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11: Tuesday 1 pm - 2 pm
    Seminar
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11: Tuesday 2 pm - 3 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11: Tuesday 3 pm - 4 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 8, 12: Tuesday 1 pm - 3 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 8, 12: Tuesday 3 pm - 5 pm

Contact: Dr Peter Howarth
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

This module introduces students to English poetry as poetry, Working across period boundaries, it itntroduces the main forms and genres of poetry, their cultural connotations, and the uses poets have made of them. It will help you to make sense of how poetry works, why poets make the choices they do, and how poetic experiences emerge from the conjunction of linguistics intentions with sound, rhythm, the body, the audience and the frameworks of social convention.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
Level: 4

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