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First World War Poetry

First World War Poetry
Zoom
Sam Gray Thursdays Weekly at 1200 from 14 May

12 weeks of 40 minutes on Zoom
8 max, preferably 6

There is a course book to match the series, which will be mailed to participants in advance; if they wish to retain it they can buy it for £5 at the conclusion of the course. This means they can prepare certain letters and poems in advance and so have a smoother-flowing session.

Week 1: Early (1914-16) Keats/Sonnets/Hopes and Ambitions 1910, 1914, The End, Letters

Week 2: 191 Serre - Abbéville - Beaumont Hamel (gas) Sentry, Dulce et Decorum Est

Week 3: 1917t Savy - Gailly - Identity Disc, Hospital Barge, Conscious,

Week 4: Craiglockhart - Letters, Antaeus, Song of Songs

Week 5: Siegfried Sassoon -Inspection, Dead-Beat, Redeemer, Rearguard

Week 6: Graves - Disabled, Apologia, Letters

Week 7: Scarborough - Asleep, Crimson, Vision, Cramped

Week 8: The injured/damaged - A Terre, Mental Cases, Insensibility

Week 9: Christian symbols -Christianisme, Calvary, Greater Love, Soldier’s Dream, Last Words, Arms and the Boy, Parable of Abraham

Week 10: Scarborough - Send Off, Training, The Calls, Kind Ghosts

Week 11: France Aug/Sept 1918 - Strange Meeting, MC, Letter

Week 12: Oct/Nov 1918 - Smile, Spring Offensive, Last letter

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