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    • Classic Love Poems

    • By: William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For anyone who's in love - or hopes to be - what greater celebration could there be than to hear the world's greatest love poetry read lovingly by Richard Armitage? With 13 poems by William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and more, Classic Love Poems is a listening treat for Valentine's Day - or any day.

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    • Beautiful Poems, Balm For The Soul.

    • By bookylady on 10-02-15

    Regular price: £6.59

    • The Great Poets: Rossetti and Browning

    • By: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti
    • Narrated by: Rachel Bavidge
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) and Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) were both regarded as the female poet laureates of their time, and between them their writings spanned almost the entire Victorian age, from the end of Romanticism to the beginnings of Modernism. This selection of their shorter works contains all the major themes that animated them - social justice, faith, love and mortality - and some of the best-loved poetry in English, including "In The Deep Midwinter" and "How Do I Love Thee?"

    Regular price: £10.19

    • The Christmas Poetry Collection

    • By: Henry Vaughan, William Butler Yeats, Robert Burns, and others
    • Narrated by: Alec Guinness, Emma Topping
    • Length: 49 mins
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    A wonderful selection of classic Christmas poetry from G. K. Chesterton, Henry Vaughan, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Burns, Lord Tennyson, and many more.

    Regular price: £9.09

    • Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Sonnets from the Portuguese

    • By: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 41 mins
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    Elizabeth Barrett Moulton Barrett was born on 6 March 1806, in Coxhoe Hall, County Durham, the eldest of 12 children. The family's wealth was derived from sugar plantations manned by slaves in Jamaica, enabling them to also purchase a 500-acre estate in Herefordshire. This wealth allowed her to publish poems from an early age. However, by age 20, the family’s fortunes were in decline, though they were never below comfortable, after losing a lawsuit over their plantations.

    Regular price: £3.99

    • A Lover's Gift from Her to Him (Unabridged Selections)

    • By: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christine Rossetti, William Shakespeare, and others
    • Narrated by: Laura Paton
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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    The eloquence of lovers is celebrated in this rich and sensuous collection - the love of women for men. Héloïse, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Katherine Mansfield, George Sand, and others express their very real passion intensely - as, in fiction, does Juliet for her Romeo, Jane Eyre for her Rochester and Catherine for her Heathcliffe. With the music of Mendelssohn, Tchaikovksy, Puccini, Legar and more, here is some of the most tender and love prose and poetry in literature.

    Regular price: £9.69

    • Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    • Selected Poems
    • By: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
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    This collection contains poems Elizabeth Browning wrote in her early days as well as the last poems she wrote before her death at 55: ballads, religious, social-reforming, and political verse. Included are: "The Dream," "The Image of God," and "The Tempest."

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Victorian Poetry - Volume 1

    • By: Matthew Arnold, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    Victoria’s reign was long and presided over the restless expansion of the British Empire and reams of creative genius. Within these volumes we can bring only a glimpse of the richness, beauty and words of their poets and their musings on this remarkable age. Many are world renowned - Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Kipling, Austin, Hopkins, Hardy and Swinburne. Some almost forgotten - Patmore, Newbolt, Synge. And some are barely noted - Lyall, Meynell and Merdeith. But together they encompass a great poetical age.  

    Regular price: £4.49

    • Sonnets from the Portuguese

    • By: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    • Narrated by: Jane Horrocks
    • Length: 41 mins
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    The love affair between Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and Robert Browning is one of the most famous in literature. It begins in 1844 with Elizabeth Barrett, closeted in her room for five years through ill health and forbidden from marrying by her nonconformist father, publishing the most recent of her highly successful literary works, a collection of poetry. The poems prompt a letter from Robert Browning in praise of her work, which so touches her that she agrees to let him into her voluntary seclusion.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    • By: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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    Elizabeth Barrett Moulton Barrett was born on 6 March 1806, in Coxhoe Hall, County Durham, the eldest of 12 children. The family's wealth was derived from sugar plantations manned by slaves in Jamaica and enabling them to also purchase a 500-acre estate in Herefordshire. This wealth allowed her to publish poems from an early age. However by age 20 the family’s fortunes were to decline, but never below comfortable, after losing a lawsuit over their plantations.

    Regular price: £4.99

    • Corinna Confesses

    • Classic Love Poems by Women
    • By: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Laura Searing
    • Narrated by: Sheryl Mebane
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Enjoy these classic love poems by women authors you may know and poets you may be encountering for the first time. The journey begins in adoration, endures trials, and ends with a hint of past wonders. 

    Regular price: £3.69