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


Disc 2

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


Disc 3

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


Disc 4

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

Release Date: 06/2001

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