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Author: Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, BaronRobert BrowningLaurence BinyonWalter De la MareJohn MasefieldAll authors
Publisher: London : British Library : BBC, [2010]
Series: Spoken word (British Broadcasting Corporation)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Alfred, Lord Tennyson to Ted Hughes, this remarkable three-CD set offers an audio tour of some of the greatest British poets from the last century.

From Alfred, Lord Tennyson to Ted Hughes, this three CD compilation offers a survey of some of the greatest British poets of a century and more. 30 poets are included, each reading from their own work, often with their own spoken introductions.

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Genre/Form: Literary readings
Nonfiction radio programs
Live sound recordings
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron; Robert Browning; Laurence Binyon; Walter De la Mare; John Masefield; Edith Sitwell; Hugh MacDiarmid; Robert Graves; David Jones; Basil Bunting; Stevie Smith; C Day Lewis; John Betjeman; W H Auden; Louis MacNeice; Stephen Spender; Somhairle MacGill-Eain; R S Thomas; George Barker; Dylan Thomas; David Gascoyne; John Heath-Stubbs; W S Graham; Edwin Morgan; George Mackay Brown; Kingsley Amis; Philip Larkin; Ian Hamilton Finlay; Thom Gunn; Ted Hughes; BBC Radio.; British Library. National Sound Archive.; British Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 9780712351058 0712351051
OCLC Number: 688557152
Language Note: In English and Gaelic.
Notes: BBC Radio broadcasts of poetry readings.
British Library: NSACD 60--NSACD 62 (on container spine: NSACD 60-62).
Includes previously unreleased recordings.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Sir Andrew Morton and text of some poems ([28] p.) inserted in container.
Some poems preceded by introductory remarks.
Credits: Produced by Richard Fairman.
Performer(s): Read by the authors.
Event notes: Recorded ca. 1889-ca. 1969.
Description: 3 audio discs (3 hr., 37 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Charge of the Light Brigade ; Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava (extract) (Alfred, Lord Tennyson) --
How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix (Robert Browning) --
For the fallen (September, 1914) ; Pine trees ; Home coming ; For mercy, courage, kindness, mirth (Laurence Binyon) --
Thomas Hardy ; Sotto voce ; To K.M. [Katherine Mansfield] ; Away (Walter de la Mare) --
A prayer for king and country ; Sea fever ; On growing old (John Masefield) --
Lullaby ; Dirge for the new sunrise ; Heart and mind ; Scotch rhapsody (Edith Sitwell) --
Reflections in a slum ; Old wife in high spirits (Hugh MacDiarmid) --
Love in a barrenness ; The terraced valley ; Like snow ; Through nightmare ; To Juan at the winter solstice ; Song of Blodeuwedd ; The white goddess (Robert Graves) --
The wall (David Jones) --
On the fly-leaf of Pound's Cantos ; What the chairman told Tom (Basil Bunting) --
Not waving but drowning ; Persephone ; At school (Stevie Smith) --
Do not expect again a phoenix hour ; Come, live with me and be my love ; Tempt me no more ; Overture to death ; In the heart of contemplation (Cecil Day Lewis) --
Middlesex ; Eunice ; The Irish unionist's farewell to Greta Hellstrom in 1922 ; Caprice (John Betjeman) --
As I walked out one evening ; On this island ; As he is ; The shield of Achilles (W.H. Auden) --
Sunday morning ; Snow ; The sunlight on the garden ; The creditor (Louis MacNeice) --
Rough ; The truly great ; The express ; Elementary school classroom in a slum (Stephen Spender) --
Hallaig (read in English) ; Hallaig (read in Scottish Gaelic) (Sorley MacLean) --
The other ; Ancestors ; Plas Difancoll (R.S. Thomas) --
The ballad of Yucca Flats ; Home thoughts (George Barker) --
Poem in October ; Fern Hill ; And death shall have no dominion (Dylan Thomas) --
The three stars ; The post-war night ; Birth of a prince ; Evening again (David Gascoyne) --
Purkis ; Old Mobb ; Susanna ; Bevis of Hampton (John Heath-Stubbs) --
To Alexander Graham ; Imagine a forest ; To my wife at midnight (W.S. Graham) --
Canedolia ; The computer's first Christmas carol ; Alienation ; The Loch Ness Monster's song (Edwin Morgan) --
Our Lady of the Waves (George Mackay Brown) --
A dream of fair women ; After Goliath ; An ever-fixed mark (Kingsley Amis) --
A study of reading habits ; Dockery and son ; The Whitsun weddings (Philip Larkin) --
Finlay's house (in Rousay) ; Gift ; Art student ; Black Tomintoul (Ian Hamilton Finlay) --
From the wave ; Sunlight ; Apartment cats (Thom Gunn) --
Pike ; Out ; Theology ; Pibroch (Ted Hughes).
Series Title: Spoken word (British Broadcasting Corporation)

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