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Professor Bill Jones (Literature)

  • Formerly Professor of Lifelong Learning University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Emeritus Professor of Lifelong Learning University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Professor of Lifelong Learning (Honorary) University of Leicester

Upcoming Courses

March 2018

EXPLORATIONS IN POETRY

Sunday March 4, 2018 at 18:30 to Tuesday March 6, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Poetry has a very long history embedded in human life, ranging from religious ritual to popular culture. Poets can be the first to capture experience (the great war) or reflect on the wider perceptions of human nature and society, from short sonnet to long epic. Explore the range and vitality of different periods, genres, and writers through short lectures and discussions. Texts provided. A treat for existing and future poetry lovers! NEW TUTOR: Prof. Bill Jones (Keswick www.highamhall.com/bill-jones) Residential:…

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