What Is Poetry? Begins

Then next course in The Melbourne Literature Seminars sets off on a six-week cruise from the Middle Ages to, well, not quite today, but well into the twentieth century.  Along the way we’ll be focusing on the poetry as poetry: how it works and to what ends.   I’ll be doing my best to show how the poetry coverpleasure and the power of any effective poem can serve as both oxygen-bottle and fairy-dust in an age where leaden prose governs so much public discourse.  Need I say “the recent elections”?

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