word order (was Re: Random DWJ discovery of the day)

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Tue Apr 5 19:43:28 EDT 2005

>>This isn't the same Story of English that is tied in with the BBC
>>series, is it?
>The TV series was 'The Adventure of English', by Melvin Bragg, unless
>there was more than one TV series.
I think the latter. "The Story of English" was presented by Robert 
McNeil; he also co-authored the companion book. It's quite old, but I 
still use one of the early episodes in my early English Lit class - it 
has this wonderful clip of a guy from Oxford singing Beowulf to his own 
accompaniment on a harp.


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