English Literature GCSE: Between the Lines - The Romantics

Hip hop star Akala explores and analyses key works by Wordsworth, Byron, Blake, Shelley and Keats. He discusses language, form, social context and classic Romantic themes with a range of poets, rappers and performance artists.

These clips are from the BBC series, Between the Lines: The Romantics.

Suitable for: GCSE English Literature in England and Wales, and Northern Ireland and National 4/5 in Scotland.

John Keats - Bright Star
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Lord Byron - When we two parted
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Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Ozymandias
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William Blake - London
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William Wordsworth - The Prelude
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