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    • The Modern Scholar

    • A History of the English Language
    • By: Prof. Michael Drout
    • Narrated by: Prof. Michael Drout
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Professor Drout addresses the foundation of language and its connection to specific portions of the brain. The components of language are explained in easy-to-understand terms and the progression of the language from Germanic to Old, Middle, and Modern English is fully illustrated - including such revolutionary language upheavals as those brought about by the Norman Conquest and the Great Vowel Shift.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well up to this speaker's high standard - enjoy!

    • By Heather on 05-01-14

    Regular price: £22.89

    • 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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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
    • Excellent course

    • By SoulFireMage on 19-10-18

    Regular price: £38.49