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Poetic Language

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Link Approaching Poetry

An introduction to poetry analysis, an online course by the Open University.

Poetry, Analysis, Poetic Language view
Link Approaching prose fiction

Course designed to develop the analytical skills needed for studying literary texts at university level.

Analysis, Creative Writing, Criticism, Fiction, Novels, Poetic Language, Stories view
Link C.K. Williams: A Life in Poems (2010 Esmond Harmsworth Lecture)

The Annual Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in American Arts and Letters, given by Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner C.K. Williams on 'A Life...

Creative Writing, Poetry, Poetic Language view
Link Close reading

Step-by-step guide to the process of close reading, in respect of poetry.

Analysis, Creative Writing, Criticism, Poetry, Poetic Language view
Link Digital Poetry

An investigation of the theory and practice of digital or new media poetry. This resource is for the technically-minded creative writer. The...

Analysis, Creative Writing, Digital Poetry, Poetic Language, Poetry view
Link Forms and uses of language

Exploration of voice and how language can be used in different ways for different purposes, with reference to works by Siegfried Sassoon.

Analysis, Creative Writing, Poetry, Poetic Language, Prose, Voice view
Link Language menu

Glossary of terms used in literature with examples from the poetry of Wilfred Owen. Includes sections covering 'figures of speech', 'figures of...

English language, Figures of speech, Poetic Language view
Link Modern Poetry

Yale University online course on modern poets. Includes video lectures.

Poetry, Poetic Language, Modernism, Twentieth-century, American, Analysis view
Link Pattern and Variation in Poetry

Concise examination of the concepts of pattern and variation and how they might be used when writing poetry.

Creative Writing, Poetry, Poetic Language view
Link Pattern and Variation: Aural

An exploration of the different aspects of sound that can be used when crafting a poem.

Creative Writing, Poetry, Poetic Language view
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