81 Famous Poems: An Audio Companion to The Norton Anthology of Poetry
Narrator: Nancy Wickwire, Bramwell Fletcher
Publisher: The Audio Partners Publishing Corporation
Duration: 2h 17m
Bit rate: 192kbps
Release date: Oct 31, 2006
Listen to the sound of English as it was meant to be heard. This collection of timeless British and American poems is an experience to be treasured.
The readings, by brilliant classic actors Alexander Scourby, Nancy Wickwire, and Bramwell Fletcher, are presented in the order they appear in The Norton Anthology of Poetry, Third Edition, and are selected for their ability to delight.
The poetry is also among the most anthologized verse in the English language. Included are such best loved works as Shakespeare's "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?," John Donne's "Go and Catch a Falling Star," Robert Herrick's "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time," Robert Burns' "A Red, Red Rose," John Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn," Walt Whitman's "Oh Captain, My Captain," and William Butler Yeats' "The Wild Swans at Coole" - a total of 81 major poems from 39 poets. It is simply a collection of the best.
The Cuckoo Song
Whoso List of Hunt
The Nymph's Reply to the Shephard
The Passionate Man's Pilgrimage
Sonnet 1 from Strophe and Stella
The Passionate Shepard to His Love
When to her Lute Corina Sings
There is a garden in Her Face
"Go and Catch a Falling Star"
The Rising Sun
"Death Be Not Proud"
Song: To Celia
The Argument of His Book
Delight in Disorder
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
Upon Julia's Clothes
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
"Why so Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?"
Out Upon It!
To Althea, From Prison
To His Coy Mistress
The Definition of Love
A Song for St. Cecilia's Day
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
From Poetical Sketches: Song
From Songs of Innocence: Introduction
To a Mouse
A Red, Red Rose
She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
My Heart Leaps Up
The World is Too Much With Us
She Walks in Beauty
When We Two Parted
Ode to the West Wind
To a Skylark
In First Looking into Chapman's Homer
Ode on a Grecian Um
Sonnets from the Portaguese; 1, 43
The City in the Sea
Break, Break, Break
Song from the Princes: The Splendor Falls, Tears, Idle Tears, Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
Crossing the Bar
My Last Duchess
Home - Thoughts from Abroad
Song of Myself: Parts 1,6, 21 & 31
Oh Captain! My Captain!
"The Soul Selects Her Own Society"
"A Narrow Fellow in the Grass"
The Garden of Proserpine
The Darkling Thrush
Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now
With Rue My Heart is Laden
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
The Wild Swans of Coole.