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The Book Programme

on BBC Two England

Presented by Robert Robinson
The authors, the critics, the publishers: profiles, reviews, analysis from the world of letters. This week: F. R. Leavis. In his new portrait of the great Cambridge critic, William Walsh claims him as fourth in line of succession to Johnson, Coleridge and Matthew Arnold , in spite of his 'gift for striding into discomfort and even disaster '. Clive James and George Steiner join the biographer to discuss this proposition.
Also, Arthur Marshall goes down memory lane and George Melly reviews the Mona Lisa in song.
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CHRISTOPHER WARREN. SUSAN PATON Director ANN FREER
Editor ROBERT ROBINSON

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Presented By:
Robert Robinson
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F. R. Leavis.
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William Walsh
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Matthew Arnold
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Clive James
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George Steiner
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Arthur Marshall
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George Melly
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Mona Lisa
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Christopher Warren.
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Paton Director Ann
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Robert Robinson

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