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KEENLYSIDE, P.: History of English Literature (The) (Unabridged)

    

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KEENLYSIDE, P.: History of English Literature (The) (Unabridged)

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 spoken. This is the fourth in the Naxos AudioBooks Histories series.



Disc 1

  The Age of Chaucer
1.   Geoffrey Chaucer - The Canterbury Tales 00:07:13
2.   Extract from The Miller's Tale 00:02:42
3.   Extract from The Franklin's Tale 00:03:29
4.   William Langland - The Book Concerning Piers Plowman 00:02:04
5.   The 'Gawain' poet - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 00:02:55
6.   John Gower - Confessio Amantis 00:03:34
  The End of Chivalry
7.   John Lydgate - The Duplicity of Women, mid 15th century 00:01:53
8.   Anon - I Sing of a Maiden, early 15th century 00:01:20
9.   Anon - Carol of Agincourt, circa 1415 00:01:19
10.   Anon - Black - smutted Smiths, mid 15th century 00:01:03
11.   Sir Thomas Malory - Le Morte d'Arthur from The Death of Arthur 00:06:40
12.   John Skelton - Lullaby 00:02:58
13.   Sir Thomas Wyatt - They flee from me... 00:02:53
14.   Sir Thomas More - Utopia 00:02:17
15.   Thomas Cranmer - The Book of Common Prayer 00:02:48
  The Triumphs of Oriana
16.   The Triumphs of Oriana 00:02:18
17.   Sir Walter Ralegh - As You Came from the Holy Land 00:02:11
18.   Edmund Spenser - The Faerie Queene, 1589 00:03:16
19.   Sir Philip Sidney - Astrophel and Stella, 1582 00:02:54
20.   William Shakespeare - The Sonnets, 1609 00:04:32
21.   Three Sonnets - Shall I compare thee... / The expense of spirit... / Let me not to the marriage... 00:03:02
22.   Christopher Marlowe - The Passionate Shepherd to his Love 00:01:15
23.   Ben Jonson - To Celia: Drink to Me Only 00:01:30
24.   John Donne - Busie Old Foole, Unrulie Sunne 00:03:45
25.   A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning 00:01:25
26.   Holy Sonnets 00:01:59
27.   Elizabethan Drama 00:02:42
28.   Christopher Marlow - Dr Faustus 00:00:58
29.   William Shakespeare 00:02:00


Disc 2

  The Triumphs of Oriana
1.   Henry IV Part I 00:04:40
2.   A Midsummer Night's Dream 00:01:40
3.   King Lear 00:04:40
4.   The Authorised Version of the Bible - The Song of Solomon 00:02:33
5.   Francis Bacon - What is Truth 00:02:10
6.   John Donne - Sermons 00:02:44
  Puritan's Progress
7.   Richard Lovelace - To Lucasta, Going to the Wars 00:03:17
8.   George Herbert - Love 00:02:47
9.   Henry Vaughan - The Retreate 00:02:25
10.   Robert Herrick - To Daffodils 00:01:32
11.   Richard Lovelace - To Althea, from Prison 00:00:54
12.   John Milton 00:03:42
13.   Paradise Lost 00:01:44
14.   Andrew Marvell - The Definition of Love 00:02:12
15.   To His Coy Mistress 00:02:06
16.   John Bunyan 00:01:53
17.   The Pilgrim's Progress 00:01:55
  Restoration
18.   Daniel Defoe 00:02:35
19.   Moll Flanders 00:03:50
20.   John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester - A Song of a Young Lady to her Ancient Lover 00:01:42
21.   John Dryden - Song for St Cecilia's Day 00:03:44
22.   William Congreve - The Way of the World 00:03:50
  The Augustan Age
23.   The Augustan Age - Alexander Pope 00:03:45
24.   The Rape of the Lock 00:01:04
25.   Essay on Man 00:02:32
26.   Jonathan Swift 00:02:15
27.   Gulliver's Travels 00:02:20
28.   Samuel Johnson 00:02:39
29.   Preface to Shakespeare 00:01:01
30.   Henry Fielding 00:02:06
31.   The Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his Friend, Mr Abraham Adams 00:02:58


Disc 3

  The Augustan Age
1.   Thomas Gray - Elegy Written in a Country Church - Yard 00:03:54
  Romantic Revolution
2.   William Blake - Auguries of Innocence 00:03:26
3.   Mock on, Mock on Voltaire, Rousseau 00:01:43
4.   William Wordsworth - Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintem Abbey 00:02:07
5.   Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Kubla Khan 00:03:58
6.   The Gothic Novel - Mary Shelley Frankenstein 00:01:49
7.   Jane Austen 00:02:29
8.   Emma 00:04:07
9.   Percy Bysshe Shelley 00:02:24
10.   Ode to the West Wind 00:00:53
11.   George Gordon, Lord Byron - Fragment 00:02:20
12.   John Keats - Ode on Melancholy / Ode to a Nightingale / Ode on a Grecian Um 00:04:23
  Faith and Doubt - The Victorian Age
13.   Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Be near me when my light is low 00:03:16
14.   Charles Dickens - Hard Times / Great Expectations 00:06:34
15.   Children's literature - The Detective Novel 00:01:59
16.   The Brontes: Charlotte Bronte; Ann Bronte: Emily Bronte - Wuthering Heights 00:06:13
17.   Matthew Arnold - Dover Beach 00:02:03
18.   George Eliot - Middlemarch 00:03:29
19.   Alfred, Lord Tennyson - In Memoriam, Tears, Idle Tears 00:03:57
20.   Christina Rossetti - A Pause 00:02:21
21.   Robert Browning - My Last Duchess 00:03:31
22.   Rudyard Kipling - Recessional 00:01:57
  The Age of Anxiety
23.   Thomas Hardy - Neutral Tones / Tess of the d'Urbervilles 00:05:49
24.   Gerard Manley Hopkins - No wrost, there is none 00:03:01
25.   Alfred Edward Housman 00:01:08


Disc 4

  The Age of Anxiety
1.   Into my Heart an air that kills (A Shropshire Lad) 00:00:49
2.   Henry James 00:02:20
3.   Joseph Conrad - Heart of Darkness 00:04:18
4.   Herbert George Wells - The War of the Worlds 00:03:57
5.   David Herbert Lawrence - Odour of Chrysanthemums 00:05:08
6.   Wilfred Owen - Futility 00:04:17
7.   William Butler Yeats - The Second Coming, Collected Poems 00:01:25
8.   James Joyce - Dubliners / Finnegans Wake 00:04:04
9.   Virginia Woolf - To the Lighthouse 00:03:14
10.   Evelyn Waugh - Decline and Fall 00:03:24
11.   George Orwell - Coming Up for Air 00:03:08
12.   T.S. Eliot 00:02:38
13.   Wystan Hugh Auden - Lay your sleeping head, my love 00:01:28
  Post-War, Post-Modern
14.   Cecil Day - Lewis 00:03:00
15.   Keith Douglas - How to Kill 00:01:12
16.   Dylan Thomas - A Refusal to Mourn the Death, By Fire, of a Child in London 00:01:57
17.   Ivy Compton - Burnett / Jean Rhys / Doris Lessing 00:03:10
18.   Muriel Spark - Memento Mori / Iris Murdoch / Graham Green 00:04:55
19.   William Golding - The Spire / Angus Wilson / Anthony Powell 00:06:09
20.   Kingsley Amis - Lucky Jim 00:02:35
21.   Philip Larkin - Coming 00:02:54
22.   Sir John Betjeman - The Metropolitan Railway: Baker Street Station Buffet 00:01:59
23.   Ted Hughes - Thrushes 00:02:13
24.   James Graham Ballard - Empire of the Sun 00:04:10
25.   Carol Ann Duffy - Pilate's Wife 00:02:19
26.   Epilogue 00:02:10

Total Playing Time: 05:15:54






Author(s):
Keenlyside, Perry

Artist(s):
Shrapnel, John

Reader(s):
Gallagher, Teresa; Jacobi, Derek; Keeble, Jonathan; Lesser, Anton

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Literature

Catalogue No: NA422112

Barcode: 9789626342213

Physical Release: 06/2001

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