8 episodes

‘School of Poetry’ is a podcast dedicated to discussing and analysing the good – and the not so good – within the world of poetry. With fresh poems and new themes to discuss in each episode, Loughborough University’s Dr Oli Tearle and other guest academics will bring their knowledge and expertise to this fun, yet educational, new show.Interact with Oli and guests on Twitter by following @LboroEnglish.

School of Poetry Loughborough University

    • Performing Arts

‘School of Poetry’ is a podcast dedicated to discussing and analysing the good – and the not so good – within the world of poetry. With fresh poems and new themes to discuss in each episode, Loughborough University’s Dr Oli Tearle and other guest academics will bring their knowledge and expertise to this fun, yet educational, new show.Interact with Oli and guests on Twitter by following @LboroEnglish.

    Episode 7 - Transport, Autogeddon and Fire Eating with Bob Hoskins

    Episode 7 - Transport, Autogeddon and Fire Eating with Bob Hoskins

    Dr Oliver Tearle hosts another episode of 'School of Poetry', and is joined by returning guests Dr Sarah Parker and Dr Andrew Dix to discuss transport poetry.

    • 55 min
    Episode 6 - Poets and their Pets, including Cats, Dogs and Byron's Bear...

    Episode 6 - Poets and their Pets, including Cats, Dogs and Byron's Bear...

    School of Poetry’s second episode of season two looks at poets and their pets

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 5 - First poems, a Beautiful Bowel Movement and is rap poetry?

    Episode 5 - First poems, a Beautiful Bowel Movement and is rap poetry?

    Dr Oli Tearle and co are back for another season of School of Poetry, kicking off on World Poetry Day with a bumper edition

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 4 - Treasonous Mince Pies, Bleak Midwinters... and Not So Happy Christmas

    Episode 4 - Treasonous Mince Pies, Bleak Midwinters... and Not So Happy Christmas

    Dr Oli Tearle is joined by Dr Sara Read and Dr Barbara Cooke for the School of Poetry Christmas special...

    • 49 min
    Episode 3 - Brontë, Break-ups and Royal Raps

    Episode 3 - Brontë, Break-ups and Royal Raps

    Dr Oli Tearle and guests Dr Sarah Parker and Dr Claire O'Callaghan discuss Emily Jane Bronte, Iris Tree and a Royal rap poem...

    • 47 min
    Episode 2 - Cat Poetry, Dickinson, Symons and Why 'Plop and Flop' Lacks Tragic Grandeur

    Episode 2 - Cat Poetry, Dickinson, Symons and Why 'Plop and Flop' Lacks Tragic Grandeur

    Returning for the second episode of ‘School of Poetry’, host Dr Oli Tearle is accompanied by guests Dr Carol Bolton and Dr Nick Freeman to discuss Emily Dickinson, cats and share a laugh over our ‘So Bad, It’s Good’ moment.

    • 56 min

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