The talk contains extracts from a poem called The Cuckoo, and the great storm scene from The Shepherd’s Calendar.
The programme will also be available (during the rest of the week) on Listen Again, at:
(Look under E for The Essay).
The other Essays during the week also sound excellent. They are:
Monday, 1st December: Michael Symmons Roberts on David Jones.
Wednesday, 3rd December: W N Herbert on Edwin Morgan (including a recording of Morgan performing his Loch Ness Monster poem).
Thursday, 4th December: Menna Elfyn on T Gwynn Jones.
Friday, 5th December: Fred D’Aguiar on Wilson Harris.