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We will be dreaming the rood and mastering the whale-road in this rich approach to Anglo-Saxon poetry. Examining the prosody and psyche of the Anglo-Saxon scop, we shall also look at modern and contemporary poets influenced by the imagery, motifs and riddle-craft of Old English poetry from Basil Bunting to Bill Griffiths.


This is a three week course. When you choose to buy this course, please contact us after purchase to arrange a time to begin which suits you: The first assignment is immediately available to you as a PDF and you can choose between annotated responses to your poems sent to you via email or live discussion via google hangouts.


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