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    • The Nation's Favourite: Lakeland Poems

    • By: William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, John Rowe, Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
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    Enjoy the best of Lakeland poets Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey in this specially selected anthology, including "The Two-Part Prelude", Wordsworth's own shortened version of his great autobiographical work The Prelude, and Coleridge's celebrated Kubla Khan. John Rowe, Alex Jennings, and Stephen Critchlow read these perfect evocations of majestic Cumbrian scenery.

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Poetry Hour, Volume 8

    • Time for the Soul
    • By: Robert Southey, Edward Lear, Charlotte Smith
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Poetry is often cited as our greatest use of words. The English language has well over a million of them and poets down the ages seem, at times, to make use of every single one. But often they use them in simple ways to describe anything and everything from landscapes to all aspects of the human condition. Poems can evoke within us an individual response that takes us by surprise, that opens our ears and eyes to very personal feelings.

    Regular price: £6.39

    • The Lake Poets

    • By: William Wordsworth, Robert Southey, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
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    Strictly speaking The Lake Poets were not a movement or school of poetry. They were only so named as such by The Edinburgh Review so that they could be disparaged. It was a spectacular backfire! The three main figures would be rightly seen as among the most monumental figures in English poetry - William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the underrated but immense Robert Southey, himself a 30-year poet laureate.

    Regular price: £6.49

    • The Poetry of Robert Southey

    • By: Robert Southey
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    Robert Southey was born on the 12th of August 1774 in Bristol. A poet of the Romantic school and one of the 'Lake Poets'. Although his fame has been eclipsed by that of his friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Southey's verse was highly influential and he wrote movingly against the horrors and injustice of the slave trade. Among his other classics are Inchcape Rock as well as a number of plays including Wat Tyler.

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    • Poet's Gold

    • By: John Keats, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Southey, and others
    • Narrated by: Helen Hayes, Raymond Massey, Thomas Mitchell
    • Length: 54 mins
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    In this carefully selected audiobook of verse with works by Keats, Kipling, Southey, Yeats and others, such Hollyood legends as Helen Hayes and Raymond Massey provide unique readings and interpretations of these classics. 

    Regular price: £2.99