iPlayer Radio What's New?
Listen
On Now : Breakfast
Playing: Die Zwei blaue Augen ['Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen'], arr. Clytus Gottwald.. by Gustav Mahler
Image for John Milton's Adventurous Song

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

John Milton's Adventurous Song

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 07 December 2008

David Norbrook, Merton Professor of English Literature at Oxford University, places Milton's work in the context of the social and political turmoil of his times, exploring the changing views of him over the centuries and his importance to us today.

Broadcasts

Discover Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas season

Explore the life, work and legacy of the Welsh poet on the centenary of his birth.

Free downloads

  1. Image for BBC World War One

    BBC World War One

    BBC Radio brings you stories of the war that changed who we are, with documentaries exploring the…

  2. Image for Music and Culture of WW1

    Music and Culture of WW1

    Highlights of BBC Radio 3’s special programmes to mark the WW1 centenary. Classical music, art,…

  3. Image for Ravel Revealed

    Ravel Revealed

    Maurice Ravel revealed through guides to his work and life. Ravel and Jazz, Ravel and literature,…

  4. Image for The Radio 3 Documentary

    The Radio 3 Documentary

    In-depth documentaries which each week explore a different aspect of history, science, philosophy,…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss