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Talk by A. J. P. Taylor
The selection by G. M. Young of Macaulay's prose and poetry was recently followed from the press by an anthology of Carlyle's writings selected by G. M. Trevelyan , o.M. ' Both anthologies, says the speaker, ' are designed to win readers for the great works from which they are drawn; and I too have no other object.'
10.15 app. Readings from the works of Macaulay and Oarlyle
Following his talk, Mr. Taylor introduces a programme of readings showing both historians dealing with the subject of revolution. Extracts from Macaulay's History of England describing the Enghsh Revolution of 1688 are read by Cecil Trouncer , and extracts from Carlyle's The French Revolution by John Laurie.
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