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Four Quartets (Summer Repeat)

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss TS Eliot's Four Quartets, written just before and during World War II as meditations on humanity's relationship with time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Four Quartets, TS Eliot's last great work which he composed, against a background of imminent and actual world war, as meditations on the relationship between time and humanity.

With

David Moody
Emeritus Professor of English and American Literature at the University of York

Fran Brearton
Professor of Modern Poetry at Queen’s University, Belfast

And

Mark Ford
Professor of English and American Literature at University College London

Producer: Simon Tillotson

First broadcast on 22nd December 2016

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