The Joy of Poetry

Coordinator

Name Email Phone
Stan Goldfarb farbgold@gmail.com 608-229-6555

Reading poetry is an adventure in renewal, a creative act, a perpetual beginning, a rebirth of Wonder” (E. Hirsch). We will read and analyze a variety of poems and poetic styles through lectures and discussions. Our text is How to Read a Poem by Edward Hirsch – Harvest-Harcourt books, 1999- ($16). This book contains an excellent glossary, also available in a separate larger type format by the same author- The Essential Poet's Glossary, Houghton-Mifflin, 2017- ($16). For the first class read the preface and Chapter One in How to Read a Poem.

Location

 Oakwood Village - University Woods

Meeting Day

 Wednesday

Meeting Time

 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Start Date

 September 27, 2017

End Date

 December 13, 2017

Participation

 High participation with  assignments/presentations

Class Size

 20
Class Notes

To enroll. contact Stan Goldfarb at farbgold@gmail.com before the first class session.

No class on October 11 and October 18,

 

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