THIS is the second of six talks on Victorian
Poetry, in which the Professor of Enghsh
Literature at Leeds University will give a critical estimate of a period which was thought at the - time to be a Golden Age of English poetry. Last week he discussed ' What is Victonamsm ? Today he enters into particulars, and talks of two of the Victorian giants-Alfred, Lord Tennyson, who succeeded Wordsworth as Poet Laureate, held the position for nearly half-a-century, and wrote almost every conceivable kind of verse; and Robert Browning , the poet who pleased the Victorians by being hard to understand, and to whose cult Browning societies survive to bear witness today.
THIS evening Miss
Royde-Smith will broadcast the report on Competition VIII -a Portrait of Myself '—and announce the subject of Competition .IX.- This subject, and the rules for the new competition, will be published in the next issue of The Radio Times (Friday, June 24).
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