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The Fox

The Essay, Wild Things Episode 5 of 5

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 04 February 2011

In the last of her series of Essays considering our responses to creatures in the British landscape, the poet and writer Ruth Padel turns her attention to the fox. Drawing on a range of literary and historical examples, she charts the way in which our attitudes to it have changed and developed through the centuries and she asks what it means to us now.

Producer: Emma Kingsley.

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