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All you need is love: Love and literature with Susannah Fullerton

All you need is love: Love and literature with Susannah Fullerton

Writers have examined so many different ways of falling in, and out of, love, and literature is full of memorable love stories.

In this lecture series, Susannah Fullerton looks at a selection of great works to highlight different sorts of love.

Image: Lord Frederic Leighton Wedded 1882 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

9 Tracks
01 Susannah Fullerton: Fraternal love - George Eliot and The mill on the Floss
02 Susannah Fullerton: Maternal love - DH Lawrence and Sons and lovers
03 Susannah Fullerton: Secret love - LP Hartley and The go-between
04 Susannah Fullerton: Spiritual love - John Donne and his poems
05 Susannah Fullerton: Adulterous love - Leo Tolstoy and Anna Karenina
06 Susannah Fullerton: Unequal love - William Hazlitt and Liber amoris
07 Susannah Fullerton: Doomed love - Thomas Hardy and Tess of the d’Urbervilles
08 Susannah Fullerton: Patriotic love - RL Stevenson and Kidnapped
09 Susannah Fullerton: Homosexual love - Oscar Wilde and The happy prince