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The Poetry of England Volume 1

William Shakespeare

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English Poetry, Volume 1 – An Introduction. The English language has grown into the Worlds pre-dominant spoken language. It’s estimated there are over one million words with which to do this. It’s sources are rich and diverse, absorbing from other cultures and times without hesitation. It surely follows that when we add the talents of Shakespeare, Keats, Shelley, Kipling and Blake to a myriad of others that its beauty and reach entrance us with their thoughts and visions. In two volumes these remarkable poems present a wonderful companion through the long heritage of the English Language and its poets. The poems in volume 1 are; English Poetry - An Introduction; The Passionate Shepherd To His Love - Christopher Marlowe; The Face That Launched A Thousand Ships - Christopher Marlowe; Shall I Compare Thee To A Summers Day (Sonnet 18) - William Shakespeare; Let Me Not To The Marriage Of True Minds - William Shakespeare; To Celia - Ben Jonson; On My First Son - Ben Jonson; The Good Morrow - John Donne; Witchcraft By A Picture - John Donne; On Shakespeare - John Milton; On The Morning Of Christ’s Nativity - John Milton; To His Coy Mistress - Andrew Marvell; A True Born Englishman - Daniel Defoe; A Song For St Cecilia's Day - John Dryden; from The Rape Of The Lock - Alexander Pope; Summer - Alexander Pope; Elergy Written In A Country Churchyard - Thomas Gray; The Lamb - William Blake; The Tiger - William Blake; How Sweet I Roam'd From Field To Field - William Blake; Composed Upon Westminster Bridge - William Wordsworth; Daffodils - William Wordsworth; September 1819 - William Wordsworth; Frost At Midnight - Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Work Without Hope - Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley; Ode To The West Wind - Percy Bysshe Shelley; Short Extract From Prometheus Unbound - Percy Bysshe Shelley; I Am - John Clare; Ode To A Nightingale - John Keats; Ode To Autumn - John Keats

Language:

English

Narrators:

Christopher Marlowe, William Blake, William Wordsworth, Nigel Davenport, Nigel Planer, Ghizela Rowe, Jan Francis, Richard Mitchley

Length:

1h 4m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:40


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:15


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:17


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

00:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:05


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

00:54


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

00:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:30


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

00:50


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:01


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:43


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:24


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:45


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:54


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:36


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:50


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:19


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

00:56


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

01:07


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

01:00


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

01:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

01:08


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

02:58


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:56


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

01:07


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

01:00


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

00:58


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

01:20


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:47


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

02:15


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

00:27


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

00:06