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CLIP 8648

John Craven on Samuel Taylor Coleridge

John Craven on Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Key Info
  • John Craven on Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Duration: 01:12
  • John Craven pays a visit to a favourite area of Somerset of Coleridge and the Wordsworths, called Dorothy's Glen by Coleridge in honour of Wordsworth's sister. It includes a reading of part of Coleridge's poem, 'This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison', written in this place. This clip is published as part of the BBC Poetry Season, for more materials on this poet and poetry in general visit the website - bbc.co.uk/poetryseason/. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    English

       Topic:

    Poetry: 18th Century

  • Keywords: Romantics, Somerset, Wordsworth, nature, poetryseason, poetry, Coleridge
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful as part of any work on Coleridge or the Romantics, or the study of nature.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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