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Is poetry important?

In this video, lecturer and poet Dr JT Welsch examines the ways in which poetry can contribute to our world, and provide meaningful ways of understanding, protesting, and engaging with …

If you’ve enjoyed Week Two…

In this article, Dr JT Welsch explores further avenues of study if you would like to find out more about form, metre, or close reading. This week, we’ve discovered a …

Summing up Week Two

Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese, our course convener, sums up the material that we have covered in week two of our course, ‘How to Read a Poem’. This week, we’ve discussed form …

Poetry, printing, and the senses

In this article, Dr JT Welsch discusses poetry, printing, and the senses. Although my body is equipped with five senses, only two are used regularly when consuming poetry from a …

Meet the team

In this article, Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese introduces our team. Over the next four weeks, you will be guided through our course by a host of lecturers, critics, and poets associated …