School of Poetry
By Loughborough University
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‘School of Poetry’ is a podcast dedicated to discussing and analysing the good – and the not so good – within the world of poetry. With fresh poems and new themes to discuss in each episode, Loughborough University’s Dr Oli Tearle and other guest academics will bring their knowledge and expertise to this fun, yet educational, new show. Interact with Oli and guests on Twitter by following @LboroEnglish.
||CleanEpisode 4 - Treasonous Mince Pies, Bleak Midwinters... and Not So Happy Christmas||Dr Oli Tearle is joined by Dr Sara Read and Dr Barbara Cooke for the School of Poetry Christmas special... though there seems to be a lot of doom and gloom... Find out why.||12 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - Brontë, Break-ups and Royal Raps||Dr Oli Tearle is joined by guests Dr Sarah Parker and Dr Claire O'Callaghan for another entertaining discussion. This episode, the trio focus on Emily Jane Bronte’s 'If Grief for Grief Can Touch Thee', the works of Iris Tree and a Royal rap poem penne||17 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Cat Poetry, Dickinson, Symons and Why 'Plop and Flop' Lacks Tragic Grandeur||Returning for the second episode of ‘School of Poetry’, host Dr Oli Tearle is accompanied by guests Dr Carol Bolton and Dr Nick Freeman to discuss Emily Dickinson, Arthur Symons, cats and share a laugh over our ‘So Bad, It’s Good’ moment. ‘||31 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Spring, a 'Dairy Ode' and Leicestershire Poetry||As March draws to a close, host Dr Oli Tearle is accompanied by guests Dr Sarah Parker and Dr Kerry Featherstone to contemplate the theme of spring. Kicking off with a reading of ‘Spring’ by Edna St. Vincent Millay, our experts discuss an interest||20 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSchool of Poetry - Welcome||School of Poetry is a podcast dedicated to discussing and analysing the good – and the not so good – within the world of poetry. Our first show launches on World Poetry Day, 21 March 2018, so hit the subscribe button to listen in. Follow us on Twit||11 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|