Poetry according to the poetics of Earth, Water, Air and Fire.

Poetry according to the poetics of Earth, Water, Air and Fire.

Theoretical-practical course

In this course we will approach the practice of writing poetry through the poetics of Earth, Water, Air and Fire. We will see how the dynamics of the primordial elements nourishes the imagination and allows the expression of poetry, refining the sensitivity to the sounds, to the networks of images, to the colors of the words of each of the elements.

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Virtual course in French

Recorded videos, you can watch them whenever you want

Live practical classes

Access for one academic year

Virtual course in French

Recorded videos, you can watch them whenever you want

Live practical classes

Access for one academic year

Who is the course for?

To the general public: This course is for anyone interested in writing poetry and who would like to try the writing experience, or anyone who would like to deepen their practice.

Students and graduates in literature: Who want to perfect their knowledge of the creative process by living the inner experience of poetry.

To professional writers, poets, teachers of literature: who wish to deepen their practice and integrate into their teaching the experience of poetry according to the approach of the dynamics of the imagination of the primordial elements.

Course format

12 videos of 20min

4 modules of 4 recorded lessons

Total duration of the course 12h

Poem production practices

Final evaluation with 4 poems (4 elements)

Certificate of course completion

What will you learn?

To know the dynamics of the imaginary through the archetypes of the primordial elements in order to understand how it is experienced and is part of the process of poetic creation.

2. Develop sensitivity for the matter of the elements and refine their perception to express it in the poem by being guided by the sounds, the musicality, the rhythm, the networks of images.

3. Question and reflect on what poetry is in order to deepen its practice, share it while receiving constructive feedback to pursue the creative impulse.

4. Illustrate and recognize materials from the poetics of the elements through excerpts from poems read for a better understanding of poetry.

Learning stages

Course syllabus

Module 1

Poetics of the Earth

Excerpts from poems by: Sappho, William Shakespeare, René Chateaubriand, Octavio Paz, W.B. Yeats, John Keats.

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poetica-agua

Module 2

Water Poetics

Excerpts from poems by: Rainer Maria Rilke, Victor Hugo, Paul Claudel.

Module 3

Air Poetics

Excerpts from poems by: Novalis, Charles Beaudelaire, Antoine de Saint Exupéry, Orphic Hymn,

poetica-aire
poetica-fuego

Module 4

Poetics of Fire

Excerpts of poems by: Miguel de Cervantes, Johan Wolfgang Von Goethe, Friedrich Holderline, Arthur Rimbaud, Dante

About the teacher

Céline Bouchard

Professor of poetry and literature, PhD without thesis in French studies at the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada.

Master’s degree in Literary Studies from the University of Quebec in Montreal.

Professor of literature and poetry for over 25 years at various institutions, including the Arts and Humanities departments of several universities in Canada.

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108 €

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Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend that you listen to all the lessons one by one to get the full picture. It is also recommended that you take the course with a certain frequency over time to better retain the knowledge.

The course will be available for one academic year. Follow the course at your own pace.

Yes. You have access to the entire course and can view it again at any time.

Entering the “Virtual Campus” menu. The username and password are the same as the ones you entered when you purchased the course. If you do not remember you can click on the link “Forgot your username or password?” and follow the instructions.

Certificate

At the end of the course you will receive a certificate of completion of the course program.

Certificado

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