LITERATURE

 

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Peter Avery - Persian scholar and orientalist; Fellow of King's College, Cambridge

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 8th June 2008

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Gillian Beer - Emeritus Professor of English Literature, Cambridge University; literary critic

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 26th January 2009

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Richard Berengarten also known as Richard Burns - Poet

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 16th March 2015

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Ronald Blythe - Writer

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 21st October 2015

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Frank Kermode - Julian Clarence Levi Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, Columbia University; Emeritus Professor at Cambridge University; Fellow of King's College, Cambridge

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 19th February 2008

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Christopher Ricks - William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities, Boston University

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 25th July 2013

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George Steiner - Professor of comparative literature, writer and critic

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 23rd July 2007

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Toshi Takamiya - Professor of Literature at Keio University, Japan

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 19th October 2009