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The Great Poets (Unabridged) cover
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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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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...
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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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...
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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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BLAKE / KEATS / WORDSWORTH / SHELLEY / BYRON / CLARE / COLERIDGE
Great Poets of the Romantic Age
Read by Michael Sheen
[ Naxos / 2 CD - released 24/Oct/2000 ]
The Tyger… I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud… Ode to the West Wind… The Rime of the Ancient Mariner… Ode to a Nightingale… We'll go no more a-roving… The Peasant Poet 'All good poetry,' wrote Wordsworth, 'is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings'...
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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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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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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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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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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...