Sir Drummond Bone on the Life and Poetry of Lord Byron:Master of Balliol College, Oxford


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Uploaded on Dec 7, 2011

Sir Drummond Bone, Master of Balliol College, University of Oxford, discusses his passion for the poetry of Lord Byron. He shows how Byron’s extraordinary life fed into his writing to produce the most popular writer after Shakespeare. We are entertained by Sir Drummond’s own readings of his favourite poems and with insights on the use of irony. The video features artistic filming and appropriately romantic music.

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