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Publisher Description

This perfect poetry companion brings the words of the world's favorite poets to life. Hearing poetry spoken - as it was originally intended to be heard - adds dramatically to your understanding and appreciation of the form. Be moved, amused, and awed by these expert interpretations of even the most familiar poems.

Revisit classics through the 1850s such as:

"Sonnet 18 (Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day)" by William Shakespeare
"The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe
"Kubla Khan" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Other poets included in this collection are: Homer, Virgil, Ovid, Omar Khayyam, Dante Alighieri, Petrarch, Geoffrey Chaucer, John Donne, Ben Jonson, Robert Herrick, John Milton, Anne Bradstreet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Alexander Pope, John Keats, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Blake, Robert Burns, John Greenleaf Whittier, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, William Wordsworth, Walter Scott, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Alfred Tennyson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Emily Bronte, and Robert Browning.

This is Volume 1 of The Best Poems of All Time. Don't miss Volume 2.

GENRE
Drama & Poetry
NARRATOR
Graeme Malcolm, Eric Stoltz
LENGTH
01:37
hr min
RELEASED
2001
March 20
PUBLISHER
Hachette Audio
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
48.4
MB

Customer Reviews

jtenn ,

needs chapter

the poems are good but it would be great to be able to go directly to each poem

JoeinColorado ,

Some real gems here

Excellent review of some classic poems. Some readers are great some are weak. If you love poetry you will enjoy this.

TruthSaber ,

Why do u guy ruin good poems

Hey. If a man wrote the poem have a man read it if a woman worte it let a lady read it.
Men write in a more masculine way, and having a women read it takes away from the poem.

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