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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Poetry classics by Shakespeare, Keats, Clare, Blake and others
Poetry For The Winter Season
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 2/Oct/2006 ]
In November 2005, hundreds of people submitted recordings of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Roger McGough in an attempt to win a prize - participation in the recording of this new poetry collection by Christina Hardyment, historian and audiobook...
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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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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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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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PERRY KEENLYSIDE
The History Of English Literature (Unabridged)
Derek Jacobi, Teresa Gallagher, John Shrapnel, Anton Lesser, Jonathan Keeble
[ Naxos AudioBooks / 4 CD Box Set - released 31/Oct/2005 ]
Perry Keenlyside tells the remarkable story of the world's richest literary resource. The story-telling, the poetry, the growth of the novel and the great histories and essays which have informed the language and the imagination wherever English is...
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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.