Poems of Milton: On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity

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Poems of Milton: At a Vacation Exercise

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Athenian Democracy

Critics of Shakespeare: Voltaire

Voltaire was the pen name used by the prolific French writer and philosopher François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778). Voltaire was a leading figure in the French Enlightenment movement and wrote trenchantly and cogently on the abuses of the Catholic Church, monarchy and establishment and in favour of Enlightenment values such as freedom of thought and of religion, free trade and reformed international relations.

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Critics of Shakespeare: George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was an Irish writer, principally a dramatist, many of whose works have proven to be enduring favourites on the stage and to have translated well to the screen. His most famous works include Pygmalion (filmed as ‘My Fair Lady’), Arms and the Man and Man and Superman. He was awarded both the Nobel Prize for Literature and an Oscar.

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