Space and poetry

TES 30 September 2011

Space and poetry

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Space & poetry

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POETS’ CORNER

Titillating trivia behind the great poets.

1.CAEDMON – THE UNLIKELY POET

  • Read more about the illiterate cowherd Caedmon, and the hymn he created.

2.GEOFFREY CHAUCER (1343-1400) – A KIDNAPPED FATHER

  • Check out links & resources for primary pupils from krista carson.

3.LORD BYRON (1788-1824) – THE MISOGYNIST ANIMAL LOVER

  • Here’s an introduction to the Romantic poets – and more about the scandals of Byron.

4.ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING (1806-1861) – THE FEMINIST POET

  • Read about her most famous sonnet in this teaching study.

5.RUDYARD KIPLING (1865-1936) – THE IMPERIALIST POET

  • An introduction to the British Empire – the world in which Kipling lived.

TES 30 September 2011