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John Milton's Adventurous Song

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.

45 minutes

Last on

Wed 12 Aug 2009 21:30

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  • Sun 7 Dec 2008 21:30
  • Wed 12 Aug 2009 21:30

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