How to Read Poetry

From Torrey Honors Institute Lectures

Monica Cure addresses Torrey Honors students on the nature of poetry and suggests a hermeneutic of surprise when grappling with its necessary difficulty. She illustrates this through a range of poems from different historical eras.

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    • Charlie
    • about 3 years ago

    This was an excellent enticement to read more poetry and to not freak out so much about "getting it," but to enjoy the surprises of language, imagery and emotion. Thanks, BIOLA, and Prof. Cure for making this video available to the public.

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