Giles Goodland has published several books of poetry and has taught for the OUDCE for several years.
This course examines how the sentence is viewed through the lenses of style, linguistics, and philosophy. We shall pursue historical, analytical, and creative approaches; the course is appropriate for students of creative writing and/or literature.
This course traces wild fluctuations of style and subject in British poetry from the Auden Group to the end of the century: how modernism was replaced in the 1950s by the Movement, but in the 1960s, a new generation resurged under US influence.
This course engages with place in contemporary poetry and prose by means of reading and creative response. Not just nature, psychogeographic, or environmental writing: but how space has become part of current discourses of exile, race, and depletion.
In this six-morning online course, you will be taken from original poetic ideas towards a final draft using practical techniques, close reading, workshopping, and guided writing.
This course will combine lectures and group debate about what revision is, its history and practice, including examination of revisions among well-known poets, and workshop sessions in which poems will be rewritten via workshopping and guided debate.