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    • The Modern Scholar: The Anglo-Saxon World

    • By: Prof. Michael D. C. Drout
    • Narrated by: Michael D. C. Drout
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Had the Angles and Saxons not purposefully migrated to the isles of the Britons and brought with them their already-well-developed use of language, Angelina Jolie may never have appeared in the movie Beowulf. Professor Michael D.C. Drout is at his best when lecturing on the fascinating history, language, and societal adaptations of the Anglo-Saxons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazingly good

    • By Matthew on 02-13-10

    Regular price: $49.94

    • A Way with Words IV

    • Understanding Poetry
    • By: Prof. Michael D. C. Drout
    • Narrated by: Prof. Michael Drout
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    In part IV of this fascinating series, Professor Drout submerses listeners in poetry's past, present, and future. Addressing such poetic luminaries as Milton,Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats, these lectures explain in simple terms what poetry is while following its development through the centuries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Drout Rules!

    • By B. Leddy on 10-26-11

    Regular price: $39.72