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Sasha Dugdale on Ode to a Nightingale

In 1819, John Keats wrote five of the greatest odes in the English language. Five leading contemporary poets each choose one to celebrate. 4. Sasha Dugdale on Ode to a Nightingale.

1819 was a stunningly fertile year for John Keats, when he wrote five of the greatest odes in the English language and actually introduced words and phrases never heard before - "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.....", "Beauty is Truth, Truth Beauty....." "O for a beaker full of the warm South....."

Five leading contemporary poets each celebrate a single ode.

4.Sasha Dugdale on Ode to a Nightingale

Producer; Beaty Rubens

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