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' The Black Legend '
P. E. Russell gives the second of a group of talks
The American historian W. H. Prescott said of sixteenth-century Spain that it was a land ' shut out from the light. Opinions like this, widely held abroad, form part of what Spaniards call tthe Black Legend.' P. E. Russell , Professor of Spanish Studies at Oxford, draws attention to the legend's effect on Spanish life and letters; and, in an attempt to discover how far at is true, he examines some of the m'aira features of the Renaissance in Spain. (The recorded broadcast of Jan. 30) Professor Parker on the Counter-Reformation in Spain: February 13

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E. Russell
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W. H. Prescott
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P. E. Russell

by Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall with Cecile Chevreau , Ilona Ference
Garard Green , Betty Hardy Julia Lang , Delphi Lawrence
Penelope Metaxas , Mary O'Farrell
David Peel , Keith Pyo-tt , Thea Wells
Music arranged and performed by Michael Head
The round ' Le furet du bois ' recorded by pupils of the Kensington Lycée
It is here claimed by Albertine hersedf) that in A /a Recherche du Temps Perdu Proust falsified the story of Albertine Simonet bath factually and in his imputation of motive.

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Unknown:
Pamela Hansford Johnson
Produced By:
Rayner Heppenstall
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Cecile Chevreau
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Ilona Ference
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Garard Green
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Betty Hardy
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Julia Lang
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Delphi Lawrence
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Penelope Metaxas
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Mary O'Farrell
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David Peel
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Keith Pyo-Tt
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Thea Wells
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Michael Head
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Albertine Simonet
Albertine:
Olive Gregg
Marcel:
Anthony Jacobs

Talk by Hugh Schonfield
In the sixteenth century there was published in Paris a Hebrew version of the Gospel according to St. Matthew. Mr. Schonfield has examined the text and sees in it something other than a Hebrew translation of the Greek Matthew. In this talk he describes the style of the Hebrew document and the conclusions he draws from iit.

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Talk By:
Hugh Schonfield

The Evolution of Oceans by Maurice N. Hill
Fellow of King's College, Cambridge Neariy a dozen conferences on various aspects of the sea were held during 1953. This is the first of a number of talks reflecting the present interest in oceanography.

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Maurice N. Hill

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