AUSTRALIAN WRITER/POET
C J DENNIS

Commencement Date:         7 SEPTEMBER, 2017
Day and Time:                      THURSDAY 10am–12 noon
Class Size:                           MIN: 2 MAX: 10
Course Duration:                  4 WEEKS (OPTION TO CONTINUE)
Venue:                                 20 WYLIES RD, FORTHSIDE
Tutor:                                   Sally Schnackenberg

Outline of Course
Week 1: Who was CJ Dennis? – He was a prolific Australian writer, well known for his humorous poetry and prose written in the vernacular.
Week 2: The Sentimental Bloke – Reading and discussion of Dennis’s most known work.
Week 3: Dennis’s take on Shakespeare – Shakespeare will never be the same again!
Week 4: The Moods of Ginger Mick. A look at Dennis’s poems about The Bloke’s best mate Mick, who died at the front in World War I.

Items required for Course
Pen and Paper
It would be good, but not essential, if participants have some knowledge of Dennis and a copy of a collection of his work.