Atwood on ”The Handmaid’s Tale” | Talking Books

Margaret Atwood discusses the reality of The Handmaid's Tale in modern life, the influences she drew from and why it has become such an important novel of our times.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'56''
  • Broadcast year: 2013
Curriculum Connection
  • English Literature | 20th-century texts | The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood | Theme

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC News
  • Programme: Talking Books
  • Series: 3
  • Episode: Margaret Atwood