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81 famous poems : an audio companion to the Norton anthology of poetry.

Author: Alexander Scourby; Nancy Wickwire; Bramwell Fletcher
Publisher: [Auburn, Calif.] : Audio Editions, [2006]
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)26349748
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Scourby; Nancy Wickwire; Bramwell Fletcher
ISBN: 1572707402 9781572707405 9780792758396 0792758390
OCLC Number: 78224368
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 2:17:10.
Performer(s): Read by Alexander Scourby, Bramwell Fletcher and Nancy Wickwire.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 32860 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Eighty one famous poems

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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.

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