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A selection of recordings from the English Graduate Conference, University of Oxford, 1 June 2012. The conference theme was Return to the Political: Literary Aesthetics and the Influence of Political Thought and featured student presentations and a panel discussion on the topic 'What is a Classic?'. The conference concluded with a keynote address from Booker prize winning author Ben Okri.

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A selection of recordings from the English Graduate Conference, University of Oxford, 1 June 2012. The conference theme was Return to the Political: Literary Aesthetics and the Influence of Political Thought and featured student presentations and a panel discussion on the topic 'What is a Classic?'. The conference concluded with a keynote address from Booker prize winning author Ben Okri.

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    What is a Classic? English Graduate Conference 2012 Panel Debate, Talk 3

    What is a Classic? English Graduate Conference 2012 Panel Debate, Talk 3

    Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, draws on her experience as a trustee of the Booker Prize and as a judge for many other literary prizes to offer a response to the question, 'What is a Classic?'. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 13 min
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    What is a Classic? English Graduate Conference 2012 Panel Debate, Talk 2

    What is a Classic? English Graduate Conference 2012 Panel Debate, Talk 2

    Judith Luna, the Senior Commissioning Editor at Oxford World's Classics, draws on her practical involvement in re-launching the Oxford World's Classics series in 2008 to give a publisher's take on the question, 'What is a Classic?'. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 6 min
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    What is a Classic? English Graduate Conference 2012 Panel Debate, Talk 1

    What is a Classic? English Graduate Conference 2012 Panel Debate, Talk 1

    Dr Ankhi Mukherjee, Wadham college, Oxford, speaks to the question 'What is a Classic?' by examining the residual influence of the Eurocentric literary canon in the age of world literature and emergent formations of canons and classics. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 19 min

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