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81 Famous Poems

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Listen to the sound of English as it was meant to be heard. The only authorized audio companion to the widely-respected Norton Anthology of Poetry, Third Edition, this audio collection includes the greatest poems of the English Language, ranging from the writings of Shakespeare, Milton, Blake, and Wordsworth, to the best-loved verse of Whitman, Dickinson, the Brownings, an...more
Audio CD, 1 page
Published August 31st 1993 by AudioGO (first published January 1st 1993)
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My favorites:
'There is a Garden in Her Face'~Thomas Campion
'To His Coy Mistress'~Andrew Marvell
'The Definition of Love' ~Andrew Marvell
'She Walks in Beauty' ~Lord Byron
'Ode to the West Wind' ~Shelley
'Kubla Khan' ~Samuel Coleridge
'A Red Red Rose' ~Robert Burns
'My Heart Leaps Up' ~William Wordsworth
'The World is Too Much With Us' ~William Wordsworth
'The Retreat' ~Henry Vaughan
'Death Be Not Proud' ~John Donne
'Sonnet 116' ~Shakespeare ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments" fir...more
It was fun to hear poems I recognized lines from or to realize quotes I've heard came from different poems. I think it might've been better to have the poems to read along with as I listened, I just didn't always pay attention to what was being said.
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