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Simon Schama's John Donne

Simon Schama celebrates the life and work of one of Britain's greatest love poets, John Donne.

For Schama, Donne is the poet who transformed English poetry through his emotional honesty and skilled use of language. With the help of academic John Carey and actor Fiona Shaw, he undertakes a passionate appraisal and forensic examination of Donne's work.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Wed 3 Jun 2009 23:00


Role Contributor
ParticipantSimon Schama
ParticipantFiona Shaw
ParticipantJohn Carey