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Ayn Rand and selfishness

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Ayn Rand and selfishness Copyrighted image Copyright: The BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Apr 2015
Morality and selfishness sound like opposites - but not according to the Russian-American novelist of the 1950s, Ayn Rand. 

Past-Time Lover: Lord Byron

Past-Time Lover: Lord Byron Copyrighted image Copyright: Neil Arnold
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2015
This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history?

The Mitford Sisters: Talents, snobbery and controversy

The Mitford Sisters: Talents, snobbery and controversy Creative commons image Katy Stoddard under CC-BY-NC-SA-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Sep 2014
Following the death of the last Mitford sister, Deborah Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, we look at the aristocratic family's dynasty.  

Poetry Prescription

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Poetry Prescription Creative commons image Sarah Browning under CC-BY-NC-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Updated 18 Sep 2014
Feeling loving, adventurous or scared? Poetry Prescription will find you the perfect poem to reflect your mood. 

The Secret Life of Books: The episodes

The Secret Life of Books: The episodes Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 12 Aug 2014
Lose yourself in the plot of each episode from the BBC Four series The Secret Life of Books.

OU on the BBC: The Secret Life of Books

OU on the BBC: The Secret Life of Books Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 10 Jul 2014
Uncover the secrets of six classic works of fiction that we all know and love.