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James Bond—A Dangerous Protector

Lecture no. 21 from the course: Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of Literature

James Bond—A Dangerous Protector

Taught by Professor Thomas A. Shippey | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Thanks to novels, movies, and an array of charismatic actors, nearly everyone in the developed world knows about James Bond and how he drinks his martini—“shaken, not stirred.” But who is Bond? What makes him tick? Look beyond the girls, gadgets, and glamour and discover the secret to the James Bond franchise.


October 16, 2016