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Alice Oswald

Series featuring Alice Oswald

  • Professor of Poetry
# Episode Title Description People Date
6 The Life and Death of Poetry A distracted walkabout with T.S Eliot and others. Alice Oswald 23 Jun 2022
5 A Lament for the Earth This episode will address the challenge to nature poetry. Alice Oswald 14 Mar 2022
4 In Sleep a King This is a sleep-talk on the subject of waking up with Sonnet 87 (by Shakespeare) in the background. This talk was given by Alice Oswald on the 25th November 2021. Alice Oswald 03 Mar 2022
3 Lines by Alice Oswald It's fifty years since the publication of From the Life and Songs of the Crow (by Ted Hughes). This is a lecture about lines and other sound barriers and how Crow flies straight through them. Alice Oswald 01 Mar 2021
2 Interview with Water This is the first ever online lecture by a Professor of Poetry at Oxford. In the lecture, Alice Oswald explores the strange connection between water and grief. Alice Oswald 08 Jul 2020
1 The Art of Erosion Inaugural Lecture of Alice Oswald, Professor of Poetry, held at the University of Oxford Exam Schools. Alice Oswald 09 Dec 2019