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Colin Burrow

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Milton's epic was first published 350 years ago. For Oxford academic Colin Burrow, it remains the best poem in English.

Colin Burrow, a Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, discusses why 350 years after its publication in 1667 John Milton's epic Paradise Lost is still the best poem in English. An exploration of the poem's scope, beauty, intelligence, and timeliness. Producers: Tim Dee and Siobhan Maguire.

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Thu 14 Sep 2017 22:45

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