Living with the Poets: Life Lessons from the Romantics

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'Living with the Poets: Life Lessons from the Romantics' looks at the way in which nineteenth-century poets such as Wordsworth, Keats and Byron can help us live our lives in the twenty-first century.

A podcast by Bath Spa University, UK, and Georgetown University, USA.
Text by John Strachan and Duncan Wu.
Talks read by Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus, John Strachan, and Duncan Wu.
Poetry read by John Rowe.
Produced by Andrei Branea.

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How To Be A Good Husband

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