Leonard Cohen: Stepping into the Lyrical Landscape

Fall 2018 will mark the second anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death. This Canadian singer/songwriter has earned the devotion of innumerable fans around the world. His lyrics are rich with a significance that touches people deeply. This presentation will look at Cohen’s ability to illuminate a wide range of human emotion and experience. The talk will scan Cohen’s personal background and then take a closer look at the lyrics and the sources of inspiration he used to illuminate our interior lives.

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Monday, November 5, 2018
The Bayshore Community Centre.
5.00 CAD
10:00 AM
12:00 PM
About the lecturer 

Walter Knox

Walter Knox, a retired English literature department head, combined his extensive educational experiences with a keen interest in Cohen’s poetic talents. This led to a deeper understanding of the recurrent themes, the refreshing use of language, the spiritual foundations, and the surprising illumination of our interior lives found in the song writer’s recorded works.

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