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Believe Me, John R. Alden

Believe Me

by John R. Alden

Rent: $5.95

Its not often that an acclaimed historian takes a turn for light verse. But in these 1,707 couplets, quatrains, and other terse verse, John R...

Unabridged: 6 hr 10 min
Narrator: Christopher Hurt
Published: 01/01/2007
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Lord Byron: Selected Poems, Lord George Gordon Byron

Lord Byron: Selected Poems

by Lord George Gordon Byro...

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The epitome of the romantic literary hero, Lord Byron was as well known in his time for the revolutionary panache with which he lived as for ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 59 min
Narrator: Frederick Davidson...
Published: 11/18/2011
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The Voice of the Poet: Richard Wilbur, Richard Wilbur

The Voice of the Poet: Richard Wi...

by Richard Wilbur

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A remarkable series of audiobooks, featuring distinguished twentieth-century American poets reading from their own work. A first in audiobook...

Unabridged: 1 hr 3 min
Narrator: Richard Wilbur
Published: 03/18/2003
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Valentines A Bouquet of Letters and Poetry for Lovers, various authors

Valentines

by various authors

Rent: $8.66

A collection of classic love poetryComposed by many of the world's best known and most celebrated poets-including William Blake, Emily Dickin...

Unabridged: 1 hr 14 min
Narrator: various narrators
Published: 01/06/2015
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Endpoint and Other Poems Unabridged Selections, John Updike

Endpoint and Other Poems

by John Updike

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A stunning collection of poems that John Updike wrote during the last seven years of his life and put together only weeks before he died for ...

Abridged: 58 min
Narrator: Charles McGrath
Published: 04/21/2009
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Chasers of the Light Poems from the Typewriter Series, Tyler Knott Gregson

Chasers of the Light

by Tyler Knott Gregson

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The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane.One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregso...

Unabridged: 56 min
Narrator: Tyler Knott Gregso...
Published: 04/28/2015
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Celebrate Through Heartsongs, Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Celebrate Through Heartsongs

by Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Rent: $6.18

A spiritual and uplifting collection of poems, from the New York Times bestselling poet and peacemaker Mattie J. T.Stepanek. Mattie J.T.Step...

Unabridged: 1 hr 3 min
Narrator: Mattie J. T. Stepa...
Published: 09/01/2009
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Loving Through Heartsongs, Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Loving Through Heartsongs

by Mattie J. T. Stepanek

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The perfect gift for Valentine's Day, to share with a loved one or cherish as a keepsake, fromNew YorkTimes bestselling poet and peacemaker ...

Unabridged: 59 min
Narrator: Mattie J. T. Stepa...
Published: 09/01/2009
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Aristotle: On Poetry, Aristotle

Aristotle: On Poetry

by Aristotle

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Aristotle’s Poetics is the earliest-surviving work of dramatic theory and the first fully intact philosophical treatise to focus on lit...

Unabridged: 1 hr 54 min
Narrator: Robin Field
Published: 07/01/2010
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God's Trombones Seven Negro Sermons in Verse, James Weldon Johnson

God's Trombones

by James Weldon Johnson

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Introduced by Maya Angelou, the inspiring sermon-poems of James Weldon Johnson James Weldon Johnson was a leading figure of the Harlem R...

Unabridged: 1 hr 11 min
Narrator: Various
Published: 09/17/2008
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77 Love Sonnets, Garrison Keillor

77 Love Sonnets

by Garrison Keillor

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"When I was 16, Helen Fleischman assigned me to memorize Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 29, 'When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes, I all al...

Unabridged: 1 hr 38 min
Narrator: Garrison Keillor
Published: 06/17/2009
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3 Dozen Poems From the Writer's Almanac, Various

3 Dozen Poems

by Various

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The favorite poems from Garrison Keillor's daily radio program The Writer's Almanac.Selections include:  Ge Mig En Dag (Scandinavian ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 14 min
Narrator: Garrison Keillor
Published: 08/01/2009
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The Brothers' War Civil War Voices in Verse, J. Patrick Lewis

The Brothers' War

by J. Patrick Lewis

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In compelling poetry, the spirit of Frederick Douglas, John Brown, and William Tecumseh Sherman comes alive. So does the heart-rending tale o...

Unabridged: 25 min
Narrator: Tom Stechschulte
Published: 11/20/2009
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Edgar Allan Poe Poems, Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe Poems

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) is widely famed as one of the greatest writers of all time. He is best known for his works of horror, such as "...

Unabridged: 1 hr 18 min
Narrator: Shurtagal
Published: 04/22/2016
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The Depths of Poetry, Janet Gillooly

The Depths of Poetry

by Janet Gillooly

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This is poetry about my life experiences. It is about good times and bad.

Unabridged: 21 min
Narrator: Janet Gillooly
Published: 09/04/2016
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Hope Through Heartsongs, Hyperion

Hope Through Heartsongs

by Hyperion

Rent: $5.66

The award-winning bestselling poetry of 11-year-old Mattie Stepanek has touched the lives of hundreds and thousands of people. From Heartson...

Unabridged: 59 min
Narrator: Mattie J. T. Stepa...
Published: 10/01/2002
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The Type, Sarah Kay

The Type

by Sarah Kay

Rent: $1.50

Sarah Kay's powerful spoken word poetry performances have gone viral, with more than 10 million online views and thousands more in global li...

Unabridged: 6 min
Narrator: Sarah Kay
Published: 06/21/2016
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I Kiss Cold Glass, M L Eaton

I Kiss Cold Glass

by M L Eaton

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"I Kiss Cold Glass is a timeless treasure: unputdownable and unforgettable." Reader's review. "Beautiful, full of loving wisdom." Reader's r...

Unabridged: 57 min
Narrator: Marion Eaton
Published: 12/19/2016
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A Shropshire Lad, A.E. Housman

A Shropshire Lad

by A.E. Housman

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In A Shropshire Lad, A.E. Housman recreates a nostalgic world of lost love, lost youth, thwarted friendships, unfaithful girls, male bonding,...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Narrator: Samuel West
Published: 05/31/2011
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The Metaphysical Poets, John Donne; Andrew Marvell; George Herbert; Henry Vaughan; Richard Crashaw; Thomas Carew

The Metaphysical Poets

by John Donne; Andrew Marv...

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John Donne, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Thomas Carew and Henry Vaughan: these were some of the 17th-century writers who devised a new for...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
Narrator: Nicholas Boulton, ...
Published: 07/30/2012
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John Clare, John Clare

John Clare

by John Clare

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John Clare was the forgotten Romantic poet, until the late twentieth century. Known by his contemporaries as the ‘Peasant Poet’ h...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: David Shaw-Parker
Published: 07/29/2013
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John Masefield, John Masefield

John Masefield

by John Masefield

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John Masefield (1878–1967) was one of the most prolific, popular and successful poets of the twentieth century. Masefield broke upon Ed...

Unabridged: 1 hr 7 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Ronald Pickup
Published: 07/01/2013
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge...

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in collaboration with his friend William Wordsworth, revolutionised English poetry; in 1798 they produced their Lyri...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Michael Sheen, Joh...
Published: 04/26/2010
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John Donne, John Donne

John Donne

by John Donne

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Sophisticated wit and intense emotion, religious fervour and erotic sensuality, delight in life’s pleasures and fascination with death,...

Unabridged: 1 hr 9 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Geoffrey Whitehead...
Published: 06/01/2010
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Francesco Petrarch, Francesco Petrarch

Francesco Petrarch

by Francesco Petrarch

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This 14th-century Italian poet was a model for many who followed him. His passionate sonnets to Laura became the epitome for love poetry. Ove...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Anton Lesser
Published: 06/01/2010
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William Blake, William Blake

William Blake

by William Blake

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Naxos AudioBooks begins its new series of Great Poets – represented by their most popular poems on one CD – with Willia...

Unabridged: 1 hr 2 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Robert Glenister, ...
Published: 07/02/2007
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Rudyard Kipling, Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling

by Rudyard Kipling

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This anthology contains many of Kipling’s most famous poems, If, Mandalay, Gunga Din. Though sometimes still regarded as a product of t...

Unabridged: 1 hr 12 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Robert Glenister, ...
Published: 07/02/2007
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W. B. Yeats, W. B. Yeats

W. B. Yeats

by W. B. Yeats

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Naxos AudioBooks continues its new series of Great Poets – represented by a collection of their most popular poems on one CD ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Jim Norton, Denys ...
Published: 11/26/2007
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John Milton, John Milton

John Milton

by John Milton

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Milton stands alongside Shakespeare and the Bible in the power of his verse and its continuing impact. He is one of the great voices of Engli...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Samantha Bond, and...
Published: 01/28/2008
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William Wordsworth, William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth

by William Wordsworth

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William Wordsworth (1770–1850) was born in Cockermouth, in the Lake District. His Lyrical Ballads, written in collaboration with Coleri...

Unabridged: 1 hr 18 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Oliver Ford Davies...
Published: 03/03/2008
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Percy Bysshe Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley

by Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Idealist, atheist, outcast, political radical and, of course, poet – Percy Bysshe Shelley was, in many ways, the epitome of the Ro...

Unabridged: 1 hr 18 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Bertie Carvel
Published: 03/03/2008
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William McGonagall, William Topaz McGonagall

William McGonagall

by William Topaz McGonagal...

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The idiosyncratic Scottish poet William Topaz McGonagall has the unusual reputation as one of the worst poets in the English language with rh...

Unabridged: 58 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Gregor Fisher
Published: 03/30/2009
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti

Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Ch...

by Elizabeth Barrett Brown...

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) and Christina Rossetti (1830–1894) were both regarded as the female poet laureates of thei...

Unabridged: 1 hr 17 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Rachel Bavidge, an...
Published: 01/05/2009
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Robert Browning, Robert Browning

Robert Browning

by Robert Browning

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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 d...

Unabridged: 1 hr 16 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: David Timson, andP...
Published: 04/26/2010
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes

by Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Though by profession a doctor (he coined the word anesthesia) Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) was one of the leading 19th century American ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 17 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Peter Marinker
Published: 03/02/2009
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Robert Burns, Robert Burns

Robert Burns

by Robert Burns

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The 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns (1759–1796), one of the most popular of poets, is celebrated in 2009. A pioneer of t...

Unabridged: 1 hr 18 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Forbes Masson
Published: 01/05/2009
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Alfred Lord Tennyson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Lord Tennyson

by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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The 200th anniversary of the birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892), one of the most popular of poets, is celebrated in 2009. Works...

Unabridged: 1 hr 6 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Michael Pennington...
Published: 07/27/2009
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Popular Poetry, Popular Verse – Volume I, William Shakespeare; John Milton; William Blake; William Wordsworth; Lord Byron; Percy Bysshe Shelley

Popular Poetry, Popular Verse &nd...

by William Shakespeare; Jo...

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With more than 80 of the most popular and loved poems in the English language, this collection is one of the most comprehensive anthologies o...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Anton Lesser, andS...
Published: 11/01/2000
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Great Poets of the Romantic Age, William Blake, William Wordsworth, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats, Lord Byron

Great Poets of the Romantic Age

by William Blake, William ...

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The Tyger… I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud… Ode to the West Wind… The Rime of the Ancient Mariner… Ode to a Nighting...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Michael Sheen
Published: 10/01/2000
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Popular Poetry, Popular Verse – Volume II, William Shakespeare; John Donne; Rupert Brooke; Alexander Pope; William Wordsworth; Lord Byron

Popular Poetry, Popular Verse &nd...

by William Shakespeare; Jo...

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Nearly 100 of the most popular and loved poems in the English language, this collection is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of its k...

Unabridged: 2 hr 37 min
Narrator: Tony Britton,Jaspe...
Published: 10/01/2000
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Great Narrative Poems of the Romantic Age, John Keats, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Morris, George Crabbe

Great Narrative Poems of the Roma...

by John Keats, Alfred, Lor...

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Here are some of the finest narrative poems in the English language, dating from an age of rich inspiration: the nineteenth century. All tell...

Unabridged: 2 hr 15 min
Narrator: John Moffatt, Samu...
Published: 04/01/2000
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Poems of the Orient, Khayyam; Rumi; Sa’di; Hafiz; Tagore; et al.

Poems of the Orient

by Khayyam; Rumi; Sa&rsquo...

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The Ruba’iyat of Omar Khayyam, in the famous translation by Edward FitzGerald, remains one of the most popular poems. It expressed the ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 35 min
Narrator: David Timson, and ...
Published: 06/01/2000
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Seven Ages, William Shakespeare; Thom Gunn; Anne Stevenson; Emily Dickinson; Ogden Nash; Edward Lear; Thomas Hood; William Allingham; Robert Louis Stevenson; A. A. Milne; Lewis Carroll; Ted Hughes; G. K. Chesterton; Anonymous; Ted Hughes; Dylan Thomas; Vernon Watkins

Seven Ages

by William Shakespeare; Th...

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‘One of the best anthologies of the year… An arresting, deeply moving collection of the best of British poetry read by a star-st...

Unabridged: 2 hr 34 min
Narrator: Sir Michael Caine,...
Published: 04/01/2000
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Winter Words, Thomas Hardy

Winter Words

by Thomas Hardy

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This selection of Hardy’s poetry does full justice to its humanity, integrity, humour and evocative power, ranging from charming anthol...

Unabridged: 2 hr 16 min
Narrator: Bruce Alexander, a...
Published: 02/01/2006
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Paradise Regained, John Milton

Paradise Regained

by John Milton

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In Paradise Regained, Satan again is on the prowl, having successfully tempted Adam and Eve and forced their departure from the Garden of Ede...

Unabridged: 2 hr 16 min
Narrator: Anton Lesser
Published: 05/01/2006
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The General Prologue & The Physician’s Tale, Geoffrey Chaucer

The General Prologue & The P...

by Geoffrey Chaucer

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The Canterbury Tales are widely read and studied. The Middle English in which they were first written differs sufficiently from modern Englis...

Unabridged: 2 hr 18 min
Narrator: Richard Bebb, Phil...
Published: 01/01/2006
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Realms of Gold, John Keats

Realms of Gold

by John Keats

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The letters of Keats between 1816 and 1821 are passionate, revealing and sensitive. Furthermore, it was within the context of these letters t...

Unabridged: 2 hr 37 min
Narrator: Samuel West, with ...
Published: 11/01/2006
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The Pardoners Tale, Geoffrey Chaucer

The Pardoners Tale

by Geoffrey Chaucer

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These three tales from The Canterbury Tales are read in the original Middle English by Richard Bebb under the direction of Britain’s fo...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Richard Bebb
Published: 01/29/2007
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Sacred Elephant, Heathcote Williams

Sacred Elephant

by Heathcote Williams

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Sacred Elephant is a moving portrayal of the world’s largest land-living mammal. The poem explores the life of elephants in their natur...

Unabridged: 1 hr 58 min
Narrator: Heathcote Williams...
Published: 01/29/2007
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Whale Nation, Heathcote Williams

Whale Nation

by Heathcote Williams

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Whale Nation is a hymn to the beauty, intelligence and majesty of the largest mammal on earth. A ‘green classic’ read with natura...

Unabridged: 2 hr 1 min
Narrator: Heathcote Williams...
Published: 02/26/2007
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