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The Great Poets: Matthew Arnold cover
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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...
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LEWIS CARROLL
Selected Poetry by Lewis Carroll
Read by Roger May
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 30/Aug/2016 ]
This production shows Lewis Carroll's wild imagination, affinity for satire, and skill as a writer as it explores some of his most famous poems, including "The Hunting of the Snark," and "Jabberwocky," as well as less-known works like "My Fairy," and...
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EDWARD LEAR
The Finest Nonsense of Edward Lear
Read by Sir Derek Jacobi
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 30/Aug/2016 ]
Nearly 150 years since his poetry was first published, Lear's nonsense rhymes are still popular today. In this lively and colourful audiobook recording, Derek Jacobi reads Lear's most famous poems and most fantastic creations, including The Owl and...
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS & POETS
Seven Ages - An Anthology of Poetry With Music
Various Readers
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 30/Aug/2016 ]
'One of the best anthologies of the year… An arresting, deeply moving collection of the best of British poetry read by a star-studded cast.' The Independent This exceptional anthology, based on Lord Owen's published anthology Seven Ages - Poetry for...
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The Sonnets (unabridged)
Alex Jennings (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 3 CD Box Set - released 1/Sep/2015 ]
Everyone knows something of Shakespeare's sonnets, even if only in memorable fragments like 'the darling buds of may' or 'remembrance of things past' 'the marriage of minds'. For centuries these wonderfully-crafted, intense lyrics have stood for...
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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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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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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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VARIOUS AUTHORS
Favourite Poems for Children (unabridged)
Anton Lesser, Roy McMillan, Rachel Bavidge
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 6/Dec/2010 ]
Readers such as Anton Lesser, Simon Russell-Beale and Timothy West bring the lines beautifully to life and make this an ideal introduction to some of the best-loved children's poetry.
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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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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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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
From Shakespeare With Love - The Best of the Sonnets
Various Readers
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 30/Mar/2009 ]
Shakespeare's Sonnets, one of the most remarkable collections of poetry, was first published in 1609, 400 years ago, by Mr Thomas Thorpe. Naxos AudioBooks marks the occasion with a selection of 80 of the finest, read by leading actors. The selection...
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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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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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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,...
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EMILY DICKINSON
Great Poets - Emily Dickinson
Read by Teresa Gallagher
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 28/Jan/2008 ]
Born in Massachusetts in 1830, Emily Dickinson composed over 1770 poems; but apart from her closest friends, no-one knew she was writing at all. Only after her death was her astonishing output discovered and published. A reclusive figure for much of...
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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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W B YEATS
The Great Poets: W. B. Yeats
Read by Jim Norton, Denys Hawthorne, Marcella Riordan and Nicolas Boulton
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 26/Nov/2007 ]
Naxos AudioBooks continues its new series of Great Poets - represented by a collection of their most popular poems on one CD - with W. B. Yeats, one of the most loved poets of the twentieth century. He left a large legacy of outstanding poems, and...
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JOHN KEATS
The Great Poets - John Keats
Read by Samuel West & Michael Sheen
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 26/Nov/2007 ]
Naxos AudioBooks continues its new series of Great Poets - represented by a collection of their most popular poems on one CD - with John Keats. Although this man had a short life, he produced a series of outstanding poems - many of which appeared...