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Modern American Poetry (Coursera)

Twelve experienced faculty members from across the United States present their analyses of ground-breaking modern American poets in richly illustrated video lectures. The course highlights both major poets—from Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson through T.S. Eliot, H.D., Amy Lowell, Hart Crane, Langston Hughes, Muriel Rukeyser, and many others—and influential [...]
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Plagues, Witches, and War: The Worlds of Historical Fiction (Coursera)

A unique and exciting introduction to the genre and craft of historical fiction, for curious students, aspiring authors--anyone with a passion for the past. Read classics of the genre, encounter bestselling writers of historical fiction, and discover your own historical archive while interacting with a global community of interested [...]
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So You Think You Know Tango? (Coursera)

How well do you think you know tango? This two-week mini-course is designed for music lovers, musicians, and dancers who are interested in learning more about the Argentine Tango. It will explore the many dimensions of the Argentine Tango music, including its origins, popularization during the Golden Age, dissemination [...]
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Sharpened Visions: A Poetry Workshop (Coursera)

Why just write poems when you can write better ones? This course is built on the notion that the most exciting writing begins after the first draft. It is specifically for folks who believe that writing poems just to express oneself is like using the Internet just for email. [...]
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Herat Studies (edX)

Jul 19th 2021
Herat Studies (edX)
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As it is clear for the people who do research on culture, language and history, Herat has been the center for the people who worked on literature and art for a long time. This city has been the home for many poets and writers, that is why it has [...]
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Jul 19th 2021
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34.00 EUR

Playing with Poetry: Creative Writing and Poetics (FutureLearn)

Have fun writing poetry as you explore and create various forms of poetry and experiment with different poetic ideas. Get creative with a playful and practical exploration of poetry. Poetry often has the reputation of being an abstract and complicated form of expression, guarded by the pretentious elite. On [...]
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What Is Poetry? An Introduction to Literary Analysis (FutureLearn)

Understand the basics of poetry analysis and learn key skills for studying English literature by exploring a variety of texts. Explore, understand and critique poetry. What are the different ways you can understand a poem? How do different elements of a poem work together? What difference does context make [...]
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Poetry: How to Read a Poem (FutureLearn)

Jun 28th 2021
Poetry: How to Read a Poem (FutureLearn)
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Discover what poetry can tell us about human emotion and learn key ideas and techniques for understanding and interpreting verse. Dive into the wonderful world of poetry and learn how to analyse a poem. Humans have communicated their thoughts, ideas, and feelings through poetry throughout history. At its best, [...]
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A-level Study Boost: Unseen Poetry and the Creative Process (FutureLearn)

Mar 15th 2021
A-level Study Boost: Unseen Poetry and the Creative Process (FutureLearn)
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Discover effective techniques to analyse unseen poetry and learn about the creative writing process. Improve your skills in analysis and creative writing. What do you do when you encounter a poem for the first time? How can the process of writing poetry help you to enjoy and understand the [...]
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Modern Hebrew Poetry שירה עברית מודרנית (Coursera)

Mar 15th 2021
Modern Hebrew Poetry שירה עברית מודרנית (Coursera)
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הקורס מציע מיפוי של השירה העברית החדשה למן תנועת ההשכלה דרך תקופת "התחייה" והמודרניזם שבא בעקבותיה, ועד לימינו. הקורס מציג באופן חי ונושם את המפנים הפואטיים ואת ההתפתחויות הסגנוניות והתמטיות בתחום השירה העברית, מראשיתה, באמצעות קריאות קרובות של טקסטים מן התקופות השונות, ומעמיד מאגר גדול ושופע של ידע תיאורטי, [...]
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