At the end of the 18th century Britain was shaken by new scientific ideas and experiments. Join Dr Richard Holmes to discover how these advances impacted on society and how great writers and poets such as Mary Shelley, Coleridge, Byron and Keats were affected.
Richard Holmes is an award-wining British author best-known for his biographical studies of major figures of British and French Romanticism. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature and a Fellow of the British Academy.
Added by Peer Lawther on September 10, 2009