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Films on literature, music, art, history, society and more. Top up your ideas! The films in the Academy media library form the core of the site effort to nudge folk towards 'being cultured.' In our eyes 'being cultured' just means knowing a bit more about how the world works, how human beings work together best, what it means to be a worthwhile person in a general as well as a particular sense. There is no creed on offer. It's not a religion. There are no absolute answers. But quite a few folk have done it before us so we need to look back as well as we can and use their experience. We need to read their books and look at what they created. The astonishing resource of easily available films like these on your smartphone or screen means that getting cultured is open to millions whereas before it was only a tiny minority of folk 'born lucky' at the top of society you might say who had the chance. They didn't always take it! Make sure you do.. Get going!
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W B Yeats had a natural talent for handling words and observing the intimate details of human existence and produced a wonderful range of verse over a long lifetime. Malcolm Hossick has chosen 41 poems which he feels reflect the poet's unique view of life and mark him out as one of the greatest writers of poetry in the English language. There are chapter points which help in locating the poems. AM099SB21 Yeats poems 2021 1hr 3'38”