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WHITFIELD, P.: History of English Poetry (The) (Unabridged)

‘Not marble nor the gilded monuments
Of princes shall outlive this powerful rhyme…’
– Shakespeare

Great poetry can indeed outlast stone and the glory of princes, and the English poetic tradition is perhaps the richest in the world. This audiobook tells the story of that tradition through its towering figures—Spenser and Shakespeare, Milton and Dryden, Wordsworth and Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson and Eliot—and through scores of other poets. Clear and accessible, blending criticism with imagination and illustrated with scores of quotations, this new history will delight all who care about the past and the future of English poetry.



Disc 1

  The History of English Poetry (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Foundations 00:06:05
2.   Play with flash player Beowulf (8th - 11th century) 00:04:51
3.   Play with flash player Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 - 1400) 00:05:08
4.   Play with flash player Geoffrey Chaucer (cont.) 00:05:00
5.   Play with flash player John Skelton (c. 1460 - 1529) 00:06:57
6.   Play with flash player Sir Thomas Sackville (1536 - 1608); Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 - 1542) 00:05:48
7.   Play with flash player Sir Thomas Wyatt (cont.); Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517 - 1547) 00:07:03
8.   Play with flash player The Elizabethan Achievement: Sir Walter Ralegh (1552 - 1618); Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586) 00:07:03
9.   Play with flash player Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599) 00:07:26
10.   Play with flash player George Chapman (c. 1559 - 1634); Arthur Golding (c. 1536 - c. 1605); Richard Stanyhurst (1547 - 1618) 00:05:28
11.   Play with flash player Samuel Daniel (1563 - 1619); Michael Drayton (1563 - 1631) 00:06:03
12.   Play with flash player Christopher Marlowe (1564 - 1593) 00:05:43


Disc 2

  The History of English Poetry (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The Elizabethan Achievement (cont.): William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) 00:05:36
2.   Play with flash player William Shakespeare (cont.) 00:06:17
3.   Play with flash player William Shakespeare (cont.) 00:04:28
4.   Play with flash player William Shakespeare (cont.) 00:04:34
5.   Play with flash player The 17th Century (From Donne to Milton): John Donne (1572 - 1631) 00:07:52
6.   Play with flash player Thomas Carew (1595–1640); Richard Lovelace (1618–1657); John Cleveland (1613–1658); Edmund Waller (1606–1687) 00:07:58
7.   Play with flash player Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674) 00:04:15
8.   Play with flash player George Herbert (1593 - 1633); Henry Vaughan (1621 - 1695); Thomas Traherne (1637 - 1674); Richard Crashaw (1613 - 1649) 00:06:53
9.   Play with flash player Andrew Marvell (1621 - 1678) 00:02:33
10.   Play with flash player John Milton (1608 - 1674) 00:06:28
11.   Play with flash player John Milton (cont.) 00:04:19
12.   Play with flash player John Marston (1576 - 1634) 00:04:09


Disc 3

  The History of English Poetry (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The 18th Century (From Dryden to Blake): Samuel Butler (1613 - 1680); John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester (1647 - 1680) 00:05:50
2.   Play with flash player John Dryden (1631 - 1700) 00:04:25
3.   Play with flash player John Dryden (cont.) 00:04:53
4.   Play with flash player Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744) 00:06:48
5.   Play with flash player Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 - 1762); James Thomson (1700 - 1748) 00:06:40
6.   Play with flash player Edward Young (1681 - 1765); Thomas Gray (1716 - 1771) 00:05:29
7.   Play with flash player Thomas Percy (1729 - 1811); James Macpherson (1736 - 1796) 00:06:08
8.   Play with flash player Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784); Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774) 00:04:01
9.   Play with flash player William Cowper (1731 - 1800); George Crabbe (1754 - 1832) 00:05:56
10.   Play with flash player Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) 00:03:53
11.   Play with flash player William Blake (1757 - 1827) 00:05:43
12.   Play with flash player William Blake (cont.) 00:05:38


Disc 4

  The History of English Poetry (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The Romantic Poets: William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850) 00:06:52
2.   Play with flash player William Wordsworth (cont.) 00:04:59
3.   Play with flash player Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834) 00:04:11
4.   Play with flash player Samuel Taylor Coleridge (cont.); Walter Scott (1771 - 1832) 00:05:01
5.   Play with flash player Lord Byron (1788 - 1824) 00:05:28
6.   Play with flash player Lord Byron (cont.) 00:06:15
7.   Play with flash player Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822) 00:05:48
8.   Play with flash player Percy Bysshe Shelley (cont.) 00:04:23
9.   Play with flash player John Keats (1795 - 1821) 00:04:26
10.   Play with flash player John Keats (cont.) 00:05:04
11.   Play with flash player John Clare (1793 - 1864) 00:06:40
12.   Play with flash player The Poetry of the Victorian Age: Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892) 00:05:15
13.   Play with flash player Alfred Tennyson (cont.) 00:06:17


Disc 5

  The History of English Poetry (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The Poetry of the Victorian Age (cont.): Robert Browning (1812 - 1889) 00:07:56
2.   Play with flash player Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861) 00:04:35
3.   Play with flash player Matthew Arnold (1822 - 1888) 00:05:52
4.   Play with flash player Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883); George Meredith (1828 - 1909) 00:04:43
5.   Play with flash player Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848); Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 - 1882) 00:05:02
6.   Play with flash player William Morris (1834 - 1896) 00:03:07
7.   Play with flash player Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894) 00:05:07
8.   Play with flash player Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837 - 1909) 00:04:58
9.   Play with flash player Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 - 1889) 00:04:46
10.   Play with flash player Gerard Manley Hopkins (cont.) 00:05:49
11.   Play with flash player Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928) 00:04:18
12.   Play with flash player A.E. Housman (1859 - 1936); Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) 00:04:44
13.   Play with flash player Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) 00:04:57


Disc 6

  The History of English Poetry (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player American Poetry: Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612 - 1672); Edward Taylor (c. 1642 - 1729) 00:06:59
2.   Play with flash player Philip Freneau (1752 - 1832); William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878) 00:05:49
3.   Play with flash player Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) 00:04:36
4.   Play with flash player Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) 00:03:38
5.   Play with flash player Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892) 00:05:56
6.   Play with flash player Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886) 00:06:54
7.   Play with flash player Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882); John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 - 1892) 00:06:50
8.   Play with flash player Sidney Lanier (1842 - 1881); Edward Arlington Robinson (1869 - 1935) 00:08:26
9.   Play with flash player Robert Frost (1874 - 1963) 00:05:24
10.   Play with flash player Modernism: Introduction 00:03:18
11.   Play with flash player William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939) 00:05:21
12.   Play with flash player James Elroy Flecker (1884 - 1915); Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917) 00:05:27
13.   Play with flash player Wilfred Owen (1893 - 1918); Isaac Rosenberg (1890 - 1918); Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972) 00:07:56


Disc 7

  The History of English Poetry (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Modernism (cont.): T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965) 00:08:22
2.   Play with flash player W.H. Auden (1907 - 1972); Louis MacNeice (1907 - 1963) 00:04:17
3.   Play with flash player Hilda Doolittle (1886 - 1961); Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967) 00:05:09
4.   Play with flash player Edgar Lee Masters (1868 - 1950); Vachel Lindsay (1879 - 1931); Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967) 00:05:49
5.   Play with flash player E.E. Cummings (1894 - 1962); Robinson Jeffers (1887 - 1962); William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963) 00:05:44
6.   Play with flash player Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955); Hart Crane (1899 - 1932) 00:05:59
7.   Play with flash player Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950) 00:03:57
8.   Play with flash player Dylan Thomas (1914 - 1953); John Betjeman (1906 - 1984) 00:05:13
9.   Play with flash player Philip Larkin (1922 - 1985); Ted Hughes (1930 - 1998) 00:05:27
10.   Play with flash player Sylvia Plath (1932 - 1963); Ginsberg (1926 - 1997) 00:03:53
11.   Play with flash player Robert Lowell (1917 - 1977) 00:06:04
12.   Play with flash player Conclusion 00:04:30
13.   Play with flash player The Essence of the Poetic Act 00:04:33

Total Playing Time: 08:05:25






Author(s):
Whitfield, Peter

Reader(s):
Jacobi, Derek

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Catalogue No: NA791512

Barcode: 9789626349151

Release Date: 09/2009

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