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'Albion' Explores Roots of English Culture

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'Albion' Explores Roots of English Culture

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'Albion' Explores Roots of English Culture

'Albion' Explores Roots of English Culture

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NPR's Scott Simon talks to writer Peter Ackroyd about his new book, Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination. Ackroyd discusses some of the defining features of English literature and culture, such as a reverence for nature, privacy, and squeamishness about sex.

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