The History of English Poetry (Unabridged)
Written By: Peter Whitfield
Written By: Derek Jacobi
Length:8 hours and 5 min.
Customer Rating :4.0
Audiobook Summary:English literature is a treasure trove of wonderful poetry. From Shakespeare to Milton, Keats to Shelley and Tennyson to Yeats, this accessible history (especially written for Naxos Audiobooks) introduces the listener to countless small masterpieces, including all the old favorites and some lesser-known gems. Whitfield explores this most expressive of art forms and traces the historical development of a rich and diverse canon of poetical works. The lyrical powers of the most remarkable poets of the English language are illustrated with over 70 extracts. This is the latest release from Naxos Audiobooks' successful History series, which includes accounts of English literature, theatre, and opera.