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  1. Wordsworth’s Spots of Time (2003)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, VHS (PAL NTSC, 57 minutes), £29.99 (inclusive)

    William Wordsworth (1770-1850) was a key figure in the English Romantic movement. His ideas about language revolutionised modern definitions of poetry and his love of nature helped to shape the modern...

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  2. Poets and People (3 Parts) (1987 Video)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 30, 45, 45 min.

    Part 1: Douglas Dunn reads his poems to a mixed-age audience at a community school on a deprived housing estate outside Edinburgh. An account of Dunn’s background is illustrated by stills of places...

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  3. Laurie Lee: The Spoken Word (2014)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 71 minutes), £10.00

    This CD features the first commercial issue of recordings of author Laurie Lee in interview and reading his own poetry and prose. The recordings are sourced from BBC broadcasts and include excerpts from...

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  4. Robert Graves: The Spoken Word (2009)

    Subject
    English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 68 minutes), £10.00

    Over a long career Robert Graves proved a prolific writer across a variety of genres, producing historical novels, classical translations and criticism, but he regarded himself as primarily a poet. Drawing...

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  5. Poetry Please [30/10/2005] (2005 Radio)

    Series
    Poetry Please

    Radio series. To celebrate the BBC’s November Shakespeare season, presenter Roger McGough introduces requests for verse by Shakespeare. Sonnets and excerpts read by Fiona Shaw and Barrie Rutter. (30 minutes)

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  6. Francis Bacon (1985 Video)

    Director
    Ian Morrison
    Producer
    Robert Young
    Distribution
    out of distribution, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 28 min.

    Made to accompany the Francis Bacon retrospective shown at the Tate Gallery in 1985. The soundtrack is presented primarily by Bacon’s own commentary on the paintings. Bacon talks about his use of...

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  7. Our Country and the Dim Little Island (2005)

    Subject
    History; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0, 55 mintues), £18.99

    Two films reflecting life in Britain in the 1940s.

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  8. Ted Hughes- Poems and Short Stories: The Spoken Word (2008)

    Subject
    Drama; English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD), £15.50

    The first of a pair of 2-CD sets drawn from the BBC radio broadcasts of Ted Hughes features live and studio recordings of the poet introducing and reading his own work. The recordings include his earliest...

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  9. Possession (2002)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 98 minutes), £15.99

    A film adaptation of the novel by AS Byatt. An American poetry researcher travels to England and enlists the help of a British expert to help him piece together the life and love affair of two poets. DVD...

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  10. W.H. Auden: The Spoken Word (2007)

    Subject
    English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 131 minutes), £16.00

    A 2-CD set of surviving BBC radio broadcasts of W.H. Auden, released to commemorate the centenary of the poet’s birth. Features sleeve notes by Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate. The two discs feature Auden in...

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