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The Ladle: a comic poem

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Duration: 0:06:42 | Added: 16 Sep 2013
Matthew Prior's The Ladle was one of the most popular poems of the eighteenth century. This podcast explores its appeal.

Matthew Prior's The Ladle was hugely popular in the eighteenth century. Based on a story from Ovid, its bawdy tale delighted generations of readers.

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