The Romantic Spirit in English Poetry & Prose

Code: LH41503

Dates: April 21, 2022

Meets: 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $46.00

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April is National Poetry Month, so come, listen, learn and experience first-hand a superb presentation of the poets of the English Romantic Age ~ featuring selections from the works of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats, and Shelley. This highly enlightening and entertaining program is a perfect introduction to the Romantic movement in English poetry and prose of the early 19th century. What could be more appealing than listening to excerpts from the sonorous and sensual works of the five most famous poets of the Age of Romanticism?
Fee: $46.00

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Jack Covington

Dr. Covington is an Oxford-educated historian and classically trained stage actor and lecturer. He is also the Creative Director of “Characters-on-Call” – 1 st person living history biographies. He presents dynamic first-person historical impersonations of famous literary and historical personages from the pages of history – in authentic period costume – history brought to life! He is a refreshingly innovative, enlightening, and engagingly dynamic educator, actor, and entertainer of the most creative kind – one who loves both his craft and his audience – who consistently delivers a lecture in true “that’s entertainment” style. He deliberately steps outside the proverbial box, breaking down barriers and successfully injecting spontaneity, wit, and warmth into his lecture ‘performances’. He has lectured and performed for many historical museums and cultural organizations. Performance topics he has presented are listed on his website, Dr. Covington is also a world traveler, adventurer, and a former avid mountaineer. His ability to incorporate his first-hand experiences into his lecture performances serves to both enlighten and enthrall his audiences. He delights in the opportunity to share his unique concept of combining lifelong learning with entertainment that will educate, stimulate, and inspire his audiences today and tomorrow!