81 Famous Poems

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: August 1993

Duration: 2 hours 16 minutes

Summary:

Listen to the sound of English as it was meant to be heard. The only authorized audio companion to the widely respected Norton Anthology of Poetry, Third Edition, this audio collection includes the greatest poems of the English language, ranging from the writings of Shakespeare, Milton, Blake, and Wordsworth, to the best-loved verse of Whitman, Dickinson, the Brownings, and Yeats. Thirty-nine poets in all. The readings by brilliant classic actors Alexander Scourby, Nancy Wickwire, and Bramwell Fletcher are presented in the order they appear in Norton and are selected for their ability to delight. It is simply a collection of the best. 

"These delightful works...some of the best poetry you will ever hear, are skillfully read by actors Alexander Scourby, Bramwell Fletcher, and the glorious Nancy Wickwire."--Philadelphia Inquirer

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