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OLLI-Introduction to the Sonnet (Virtual)
Start Date: 9/21/2020Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 9/21/2020End Time: 12:00 PM
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Event Description:

In this class, Geoffrey Brock, the author of two collections of poems (Weighing Light and Voices Bright Flags) will look at the history of the sonnet, from its roots in 13th-century Sicily to its immigration into England in the 16th century. Further examination will include its ongoing relevance in contemporary Anglophone poetry, as well as its architectural components. Participants will learn how meter and rhyme and argument conspire in this durable and flexible vessel for human thought and feeling. 

  • This class will be offered virtually via Zoom.
INSTRUCTOR: Geoff rey Brock
DAY/DATE: Mondays, 9/21/20 - 9/28/20 (2)
TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OFFERED VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM (Link will be sent to registered participants)
COST: $35.00 OLLI Member
$50.00 Non-OLLI Member

Location Information:
Off Campus
Contact Information:
Name: Sandra Sawyer, Assistant Director
Phone: 479.575.4545
Admission Information:
Cost of Class: $35 (for Current OLLI Members)
Cost of Class: $50 (Non-OLLI Members
Other Details:
OLLI’s membership is annual (July 1-June 30). Regular membership cost: $50; Arkansas
Alumni Association membership cost: $40. For more information regarding OLLI membership
or classes call our office at 575.4545. To view a listing of our classes or to register for classes
visit our website at or call us.
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