Cambridge: A Cultural and Literary History
Signal Books, 2004 - 266 pages
From its origins in the thirteenth century the University of Cambridge has attracted notable students and teachers, both brilliant and eccentric. From Erasmus to Bertrand Russell, the university has been at the forefront of philosophical inquiry. Actors and directors like Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Peter Hall have earned Cambridge a reputation for theatrical excellence, while the colleges have welcomed many poets, including Milton and Wordsworth, Byron and Tennyson, Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes.
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