bv SIR STEVEN RUNCIMAN
F.B.A-, Litt.D., LL.D., F.R.S.L.
The romantic imagination, Sir Steven Runciman believes, need not distort and bathe history in a light that never was. Romance does not exclude squalor and misery and peasants struggling against pestilence and famine. It does not exclude the savagery of the soldiery or the terror of hell. Faith and fear, beauty and horror -all are there. A broadcast version of a lecture given at the Royal Society of Literature
by Arthur Schnitzler translated by F. H. Lyon with Hilda Schroder
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