Poetry And Revolution

Episodes

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Broadcast
Comments
Programme Catalogue - Details: 20 September 199119910920

Producer: F. MCLEAN

Description

Should a poet speak for the people? What effect does public poetry have on a writer's work? Paul FOOT discusses the history of political verse with Terry EAGLETON, Christopher HILL, Marilyn BUTLER, Tom PAULIN, John LUCAS...

Also taking part: Tony HARRISON, Michael LONGLEY. Readings by: Philip SULLY, Eric ALLEN, Alan BARKER, Adjoah ANDOH.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

politics

poetry

declamation

Broadcast history

20 Sep 1991 21:05-21:50 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Paul Foot

Tony Harrison (Author)

W Yeats (Author)

John Clare (Author)

George Byron (Author)

William Blake (Author)

John Milton (Author)

Percy Shelley (Author)

Michael Longley (Author)

Adjoa Andoh (rdr)

Tom Paulin (rdr)

Philip Sully (rdr)

Alan Barker (rdr)

Eric Allen (rdr)

Marilyn Butler (Speaker)

Terry Eagleton (Speaker)

Christopher Hill (Speaker)

John Lucas (Speaker)

Recorded on 1991-09-08.