Afternoon talk - Bird Poems of the Romantic Poets

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Bird Poems of Romantic Poets

Afternoon talk — Bird Poems of the Romantic Poets
Wed 15th May 2019
WEA Course

Long Sutton Village Hall,
Martock Road,
Long Sutton,
TA10 9NT
2-5pm
£10 to include tea / coffee and cake

The bird is traditionally an image of the poetic voice and, as such, held much appeal for poets of the Romantic period — and beyond. We shall read about the nightingale and the skylark, of course, but also the snipe and the owl, always looking to discover the poets' perspective on each bird — from the ethereal to the terrestrial, from the fanciful to the carefully observed.

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2018/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3530234

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