Poetry with Simon Armitage
By Oxford University
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Poet, playwright and novelist, Simon Armitage was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 2015. This series features his public engagements. Series image credit Paul Wolfgang Webster.
||CleanWhen I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer||Simon Armitage delivers his final lecture as Oxford Professor of Poetry, reflecting on his own influences as a poet.||17 5 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Undisfigured by False or Vicious Ornaments' - Clarity and Obscurity in the Age of Formlessness||The Hilary Term Professor of Poetry lecture, delivered by Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage.||28 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDamned if he Does and Damned if he Doesn't? Dilemmas and Decisions in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight||Simon Armitage lectures on the poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.||23 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnseasonal Produce: Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres||Simon Armitage delivers the Trinity 2018 poetry lecture entitled "Unseasonal Produce: Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres".||17 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLike, Elizabeth Bishop||Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage delivers a lecture on the american writer and poet Elizabeth Bishop.||20 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Hawks and the Doves – raptors and rapture in the poetry of Thom Gunn and Ted Hughes.||Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage discusses the poems of Thom Gunn and Ted Hughes.||15 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean95 Theses: On the Principles and Practice of Poetry||Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage gives his sixth public lecture. Held on 16th May 2017.||19 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe Need To Talk About Robert: Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize for Literature'||Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage gives a lecture about literature, poetry and Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize for Literature. Held on 8th March 2017.||14 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAccess All Areas: Poetry and the Underworld||Simon Armitage's fourth public lecture as Professor of Poetry, University of Oxford.||14 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn Lists||Simon Armitage's third public lecture as Professor of Poetry, University of Oxford.||18 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMind the Gap: Omission, Negation and 'a final revelation of horrible Nothingness - '||Simon Armitage's second public lecture as Professor of Poetry, University of Oxford.||8 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parable of the Solicitor and the Poet||Simon Armitage, professor of poetry, University of Oxford delivers his inaugural lecture.||8 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|