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Whitfield, P.: History of English Poetry (The) (Unabridged)

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XC 7915
Whitfield, P.: History of English Poetry (The) (Unabridged)
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ISBN: 9789629548193
Download Size: 455 Mb
Running Time: 08:05:25
Digital UPC: 9789629548193

Release Date: January 2009
Originally recorded in 2009
Peter Whitfield
Derek Jacobi
Spoken Word
The Arts

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Whitfield, P.: History of English Poetry (The) (Unabridged)
Peter Whitfield
Read by Derek Jacobi
Great poetry can indeed outlast stone and the glory of princes, and the English poetic tradition is perhaps the richest in the world. This audiobook tells the story of that tradition through its towering figures - Spenser and Shakespeare, Milton and Dryden, Wordsworth and Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson and Eliot - and through scores of other poets. Clear and accessible, blending criticism with imagination and illustrated with scores of quotations, this new history will delight all who care about the past and the future of English poetry.

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