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Michael and the land

Professor Keith Hanley reads passages from Wordsworth's "Michael", describing his relationship to the land.

We hope you enjoyed the discussion of ‘Michael’ in the setting of Greenhead Gill and now have some idea of what the poem is about.

Next, listen to these passages from the poem, read by Professor Keith Hanley, that describe Michael’s relationship to the land in greater detail.

Open up the transcript located in the downloads section below, as you will need to refer to this in the next step.

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William Wordsworth: Poetry, People and Place

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