Silent Witnesses - Trees, Poetry and Romanticism

University College Cork


Course Name Silent Witnesses - Trees, Poetry and Romanticism
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code sc0205
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate of Attendance National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time, Morning, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date Thursday 3 October 2019
Application Date Closing Date Friday 20 September 2019
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Duration Six weeks Thursdays 10:30am-12:30pm, from 3 October to 7 November
Course Fee Costs: €150
Entry Requirements Applicants must be over 18 years of age by course commencement
Course Content

Expand+Trees feature prominently in the poetry of the Romantic period. Often ingeniously crafted, tree images responded to the major events of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries: the French Revolution, industrialisation and the prolonged str...

Subjects Taught Week 1: Contexts: Trees in Art and Politics

Week 2: Trees and Britain's Destiny: William Cowper's task

Week 3: Trees and Ireland: Mary Tighe

Week 4: Trees, Memory and Local Attachments: William Wordsworth

Week 5: Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Dodona Oak Grove

Week 6: John Clare’s Fallen Elm
Assessment Method Short courses are non-assessed
Further Enquiries Regina Sexton, Short Course Co-ordinator

Marian O Keeffe, Short Course administrator
T: 021 4904700
Location Venue: Glucksman Art Gallery, UCC
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