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★ Novels That Shaped Our World ★ (190 views, 8 replies)


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Novels That Shaped Our World reflects on how the power of the novel in English effected change here and abroad through the 19th and 20th centuries.

With key moments from novels brought to life with dramatic performances and readings, British and International novelists talk about the novels that have meant most to them, as the series follows the story of how the novel has reflected our historic social struggles and been instrumental in effecting change.

1x01 (Airdate: Nov 9, 2019): A Woman's Place: Discusses the story of women and the novel - both as characters and authors. With Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale capturing global audiences, the programme will show how the plight of women is a theme that reaches right back to the earliest novels.

From Richardson's Pamela to Austen, the Brontës through to Mary Shelley and Virginia Woolf, and to the post-war publishing boom where a new generation of global writers such as Toni Morrison and Alice Walker have continued to speak out for women to a new generation of readers.
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www.tvmaze.com/shows/44843/novel...
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"The Empire Writes Back"
Airdate: Nov 16, 2019

Episode two examines the response to race and empire, from Robinson Crusoe and Uncle Tom's Cabin to Things Fall Apart and Wide Sargasso Sea, as well as lesser known but groundbreaking work such as Aphra Benn's Oroonoko to Samuel Selvon's Lonely Londoners.

The programme comes up to date with titles such as Malorie Blackman's Noughts And Crosses and Paul Beatty's The Sell Out.

Featuring readings from; Don Warrington, Antonia Thomas, Robson Green, Robbie Coltrane, Nitin Ganatra, Paapa Essiedu, Rian Gordon, Titana Muthui, Emeka Sesay and Nick Ikunda.

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@Eʟɪᴛᴇ ** Reminder **

1x02
"The Empire Writes Back"
Airdate: Nov 16, 2019

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Episode 1 is now available with link on two-movies here: two-movies.me/watch_tv_show/The_... I highly recommend this documentary.

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@Eʟɪᴛᴇ Thanks for the suggestion. I cannot wait to watch this tonight!

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You're welcome - enjoy! smiley

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Episode 3 is now available on two-movies to watch here:


two-movies.me/watch_episode/The_...

The Novels that Shaped Our World The Class Ceiling: This episode deals with class in all its shapes and sizes, from all sides of the class divide, in the UK, USA and India.


No episode 2 yet ...

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@Eʟɪᴛᴇ Did you find episode 2 yet?

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