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In Our Time

BBC Radio 4

Society & Culture, History

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Society & Culture 68
History 14

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas

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The Waste Land and Modernity

February 26th, 2009

Episode 37 of 550 episodes

Melvyn Bragg and guests, including Steve Connor and Lawrence Rainey, discuss TS Eliot's seminal poem The Waste Land and its ambivalence to the modern world of technology, democracy and capitalism that was being forged around it.

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