Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Evelyn Waugh's comic novel Decline and Fall.
The achievements and legacy of the 19th century literary giant Charles Dickens.
Melvyn Bragg considers the importance of the 17th century Spanish novel Don Quixote.
Melvyn Bragg discusses why revenge tragedy was so popular with Elizabethan theatre goers.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the characteristics of the English identity.
How making signs on clay, wood or parchment enabled the development of human culture.
Melvyn considers the impact of the invention of the book.
How the invention of writing influenced the spread of religion.
How the invention of writing made the scientific revolution of the Enlightenment possible.
Melvyn Bragg discusses epistolary literature from Aphra Benn to Les Liaisons Dangereuses
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