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The Great Poets (Unabridged)

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XA 0334
 
The Great Poets (Unabridged)
ISBN: 9781781981856
Download Size: 80 Mb
Running Time: 01:28:26
Release Date: July 2018
Originally recorded in 2018
Author
George Gordon Byron
Producer
John Foley
Reader
Simon Russell Beale
Genre:
Spoken Word

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The Great Poets (Unabridged)
George Gordon Byron
Read by Simon Russell Beale

Today Byron is regarded as the ultimate romantic – a rebel, a Casanova and a man of intense, brooding passion. He was the most famous literary man of his time, and his poetry, endlessly witty and often insightful, was immensely popular and hugely influential. From the delicate romanticism of She Walks in Beauty to the evocative reflections of So We’ll Go No More a Roving, Byron’s poems were unrivalled in their power and potency. Lesser-known poems such as Destruction of Sennacherib, a reimagining of the biblical story of Sennacherib, Prometheus, a sardonic poem about the Greek gods, and Darkness, an apocalyptic story of the last man on earth, also included here, reveal Byron to be a poet of great range and variety. ‘Mad, bad and dangerous to know’, Lord Byron was without equal in English literature.






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