PS207 - Poems on Poetry: a metaliterary selection

  • Ciclo: 2019
  • Nivel: Primary / Secondary
  • Idioma: Inglés
  • Estado: Terminado
  • Lugar: ESSARP
  • Capacitador/es: Lorrain Ledwith

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1 30 Aug 2019 05:30 PM 08:30 PM


Lorrain Ledwith

Lorrain Ledwith holds an MA degree in Literary Linguistics from the University of Nottingham, UK. She taught for more than twenty-five years Introduction to Literary Studies, English Literature II, XX Century Literary Movements and Literature and Cinema at IES Lenguas Vivas "Juan Ramón Fernández", and English Literature II at "Dr. Joaquín V. González". She also taught English Literature at the training college and at the translator´s course at Universidad de Belgrano where she actually lectures at the BA and MA in English Language. She was a member of the Selection Committee of the magazine Lenguas Vivas for eight years.


Poetry lovers and literature teachers


- To encourage the pleasure of reading poetry aloud.
- To develop language and text awareness.
- To promote an integrated approach to the analysis of texts.
- To explore of the possibilities of meta literature.


E. Farjeon “Poetry”
E. Merriam “How to Eat a Poem”
C. Brookes “Poems”
W. Cope “The Uncertainty of the Poet”
C. Logue, “London Airport”


The participants will be an encouraged to participate in the analysis and discussion of these short poems. By dismantling these texts they will develop awareness of the many ways literary texts work. Key concepts of text-oriented and reader oriented approaches will be presented in an attempt to promote participants´ elaboration of their own personal responses to the text.


Croft, S. & Myers, R. (2003). “Poetic Study” in Exploring Language and Literature. Oxford University Press.
Carter, Roland and Nash, Walter (1990) Seeing Through Language, Oxford: Blackwell.
Carter, Ronald and McRae, John (eds.) (1996) Language, Literature and the Learner: Creative Classroom Practice, Harlow: Longman.
McRae, J. (1991) Literature with a Small "l". London and Basingstoke: Macmillan
Maley, A. (1994) Short and Sweet. Short Texts and How to Use Them. London: Penguin.
Maley, A. (2000) That’s for your Poetry Book. UK: OUP
Maley, A. Kiss, T. (2018) Creativity and English Language Teaching: From Inspiration to Implementation. London: Macmillan.
Meyer, M. (2006) Poetry: an Introduction, Bedford/St. Martin's; 5th edition.
Wainwright ,J. (2004), Poetry: The Basics, London: Routledge

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