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The Great Poets: Petrarch cover
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FRANCESCO PETRARCH
The Great Poets: Petrarch
Anton Lesser
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 20/Jul/2010 ]
Petrarch, the contemporary of Dante and Boccaccio, achieved fame in his own day as a scholar and founder of Renaissance humanism, but today he is chiefly remembered as a poet of love
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JOHN DONNE
The Great Poets (Unabridged)
Geoffrey Whitehall, Will Keen (readers)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 20/Jul/2010 ]
This collection includes examples of his brilliant invention, passionate love poetry and magnificent explorations of faith and doubt.
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PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
The Great Poets: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Bertie Carvel (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 20/Apr/2008 ]
Idealist, atheist, outcast, political radical and, of course, poet-Percy Bysshe Shelley was, in many ways, the epitome of the Romantic artist. His poetry was an outlet for his passionately-held and highly unpopular beliefs; beliefs which resulted...
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DONNE / MARVELL / HERBERT
The Metaphysical Poets
Read By: Nicholas Boulton, Jonathan Keeble
[ Naxos Audio Books / CD - released 30/Jul/2012 ]
John Donne, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Thomas Carew and Henry Vaughan: these were some of the 17th-century writers who devised a new form of poetry full of wit, intellect and grace, which we now call Metaphysical poetry. They wrote about their...
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SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
Great Poets (The) (Unabridged Selections)
Various readers
[ Naxos Audio Books / CD - released 1/Jun/2010 ]
Robert Browning's popular poems The Pied Piper of Hamelin and How They Brought the Good News are often anthologised, but it is in his dramatic lyrics such as My Last Duchess and the chilling Porphyria's Lover that his poetic genius shines.
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Edward De Souza / Paul Jesson / Simon Harris / Karen Archer / Laura Paton
Classical Love Poetry
[ NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS / 2 CD ]
An Anthology of Greek and Latin Amorous Verse.
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WILLIAM BLAKE
Great Poets - William Blake
Robert Glenister / Michael Maloney / Stephen Critchlow.
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 2/Jul/2007 ]
Naxos AudioBooks begins its new series of Great Poets-represented by their most popular poems on one CD-with William Blake, whose 250th anniversary of birth falls this year. This CD contains all of his most popular works-Tyger, the Auguries of ...
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RUDYARD KIPLING
Great Poets - Rudyard Kipling
Robert Glenister / Robert Hardy / Michael Maloney
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 2/Jul/2007 ]
This anthology of Kipling's most famous poems-If, Mandalay, Gunga Din-is taken from the Naxos AudioBooks 'Great Poets' series. Though sometimes still regarded as a product of the colonial era, Kipling touches a very popular nerve in Britain's...
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BENEDICT FLYNN
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Unabridged)
Jasper Britton
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 31/Dec/2007 ]
A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur's court and issues a bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight-but at what cost? This new translation keeps all the poetic power of the original's extraordinary alliteration. In doing so...
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GERALD MANLEY HOPKINS
The Great Poets - Gerard Manley Hopkins
Read by Jeremy Northam
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 1/Sep/2008 ]
A collection of the best-known poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889). One of the Victorian era's greatest writers, Hopkins' reputation has continued to grow since his death. Our Great Poets series, launched in 2007, has proven very popular...
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JOHN KAVANAGH
Life & Poetry Of W.B. Yates (Unabridged)
Nicholas Boulton / Denys Hawthorne / Jim Norton / Marcella Riordan
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 18/Mar/2002 ]
The life of William Butler Yeats is a remarkable one-poet, playwright, essayist, politician, occultist, astrologer, founder of a national theatre, voluminous correspondent, lover, husband and father. It was a life that extended to a packed...
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EDMUND SPENSER
The Faerie Queene (Abridged)
John Moffatt
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 3 CD - released 1/May/2006 ]
This remarkable poem, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, was Spenser's finest achievement: the first epic poem in modern English, The Faerie Queene combines dramatic narratives of chivalrous adventure with exquisite and picturesque episodes of...
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MANSFIELD / SANDS / BARRETT BROWNING etc
A Lover's Gift: From Her To Him: In Poetry, Prose & Music
Read by Laura Paton
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 1/Apr/2006 ]
'I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach' The eloquence of lovers is celebrated in the rich and sensuous collection - the love of women for men. Heloïse, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Katherine Mansfield, George Sands and...
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VARIOUS POETS
Classic Poems For Boys
Anton Lesser, Roy McMillan, Benjamin Soames
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 2/Jul/2012 ]
Classic Poems for Boys comprises a delightfully varied set of poems for 5-10-year olds. From rousing favourites like Felicia Dorothea Hemans's Casabianca and John Keats's A Song About Myself, to dreamy, thoughtful poems by Rudyard Kipling and Henry...
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Translated by Benedict Flynn
Beowulf
Read by Crawford Logan
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 2/Oct/2006 ]
The oldest long poem in Old English, written about 1000 A.D., Beowulf tells the story of a great warrior in Southern Scandinavia in both youth and maturity. The monster Grendel terrorises the Scyldings of Hrothgar's Danish Kingdom until Beowulf...
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VARIOUS POETS
Classic Poems For Girls
Roy McMillan, Laura Paton, Anne-Marie Piazza
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 2/Jul/2012 ]
Classic Poems for Girls is a collection of over 25 funny, whimsical and moving poems for 5-10-year olds, designed to fuel the imagination. From the adventures of the Jumblies, who sail away in a sieve, to the sticky end of a girl named Matilda, to...
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OSCAR WILDE
The Importance Of Being Earnest and Selected Poetry Readings (Unabridged)
Sir John Gielgud, Dame Edith Evans and full cast
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 31/Jan/2005 ]
This is one of the great recordings of a great play. John Gielgud stars as Earnest and Edith Evans gives her indomitable performance as Lady Bracknell in this classic radio recording from 1951. Performance styles may have changed, but this is an...
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OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
The Great Poets: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Peter Marinker (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 20/Apr/2008 ]
The American poet, doctor, teacher, hymn writer, lecturer and novelist Oliver Wendell Holmes was one of the illustrious East Coast Brahmins - the Fireside Poets who included Longfellow, Whittier and Bryant. He was immensely popular in his own time,...
Classic American Poetry: 65 Favourite Poems (Read by Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross, William Hootkins, Kate Harper, Alibe Parsons, and others) cover
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EMILY DICKINSON / ROBERT FROST / WALT WHITMAN / EDGAR ALLEN POE / etc
Classic American Poetry: 65 Favourite Poems (Read by Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross, William Hootkins, Kate Harper, Alibe Parsons, and others)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 1/Mar/2007 ]
"..this skilled ensemble delivers a highly accomplished reading of a host of American classic poems, in the tones and accents in which they have traditionally been heard." (Audiofile)
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MATTHEW ARNOLD
The Great Poets: Matthew Arnold
Read by Jonathan Keeble
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 18/Aug/2017 ]
Considered the bridge between romanticism and modernism, Matthew Arnold wrote verse that is simple, unadorned and straightforward. From the hypnotic and beautiful lines of Dover Beach to the pastoral narrative of The Scholar Gipsy, Arnold cast a gaze...