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    • The Divine Comedy

    • By: Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (translator)
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dante's Divine Comedy is considered to be not only the most important epic poem in Italian literature, but also one of the greatest poems ever written. It consists of 100 cantos, and (after an introductory canto) they are divided into three sections. Each section is 33 cantos in length, and they describe how Dante and a guide travel through Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully done!

    • By LM C on 16-04-18

    Regular price: £52.59

    • The Divine Comedy: Inferno

    • By: Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (translator)
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
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    The most famous of the three canticles that compose The Divine Comedy, "Inferno" describes Dante's descent into Hell midway through his life, with Virgil as a guide. As he descends through nine concentric circles of increasingly agonizing torture, Dante encounters doomed souls that include the pagan Aeneas, the liar Odysseus, the suicidal Cleopatra, and his own political enemies, damned for their deceit.

    Regular price: £22.39

    • Poetic License

    • 100 Poems – 100 Performers
    • By: Emily Dickinson, e. e. cummings, William Wordsworth, and others
    • Narrated by: Jason Alexander, Christine Baranski, Charles Busch, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Why a Poetry Album? Easy answer: I love poetry. I love reading it. I love memorizing it. I love hearing great actors recite it. As the poet Mark Strand wrote, “Ink runs from the corners of my mouth / There is no happiness like mine / I have been eating poetry.” In the past, when I was full from eating, I have had the audacity to set poetry to music. But, on this audiobook, you will hear the music of the poems.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • A Family Christmas

    • By: Charles Clement Moore, David Angus, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others
    • Narrated by: Philip Madoc, Jenny Agutter, Benjamin Zephaniah
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
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    This is the audio program to play at home over Christmas or during the car journey to see relatives. Dylan Thomas, "The Little Match Girl," and "The Nutcracker" are read by Jenny Agutter with accompanying Tchaikovsky's music - this is a must for Christmas. It contains new recordings as well as some of the finest tracks from the Naxos AudioBooks catalogue.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Song of Hiawatha

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: William Hootkins
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Longfellow's great narrative poem has been unjustly neglected in recent years though it gives a sympathetic portrait especially of Hiawatha, reared by Nokomis, daughter of the Moon, and his bride Minehaha.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To be taken in small doses

    • By Francis on 13-07-06

    Regular price: £15.59

    • Classic American Poetry

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and others
    • Narrated by: Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross, William Hootkins, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Walt Whitman said, "...poetry is the voice of the nation, expressing its deepest concerns, ambitions and longings," which is certainly true of the great classic poetry of America. This wide-ranging anthology, from the earliest poets of the 16th century to the present day, reflects the changing preoccupations and visions of Americans, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, E.E. Cummings, and more.

    Regular price: £12.19

    • The Courtship of Miles Standish

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Complete and unabridged, and read with meticulous care, in this story Miles Standish and John Alden both seek the hand of the fair Priscilla. See the Mayflower abandon the first settlers as it returns to England. Feel the heated vision of the Indians, perpetually keeping their watch in the dark forest. Love and adventure collide in one of Longfellow's most famous works

    Regular price: £0.59

    • Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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    A classic tale of doomed romance, Longfellow's classic epic poem reminds us that man's inhumanity to man and refugees have been with us many centuries. The story of how the Cajuns came to Louisiana is only a part of this moving, evocative poem. Two lovers separated by a cruel fate stand against a canvas of America in the making.

    Regular price: £6.89

    • Classic Christmas Stories

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen, Louisa May Alcott, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others
    • Narrated by: Paul Albertson
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
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    Classic Christmas Stories features seven timeless classics, including Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, A Christmas Dream and How it Came True by Louisa May Alcott, A Christmas Inspiration by Lucy Maud Montgomery, The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, A Kidnapped Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum, The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen, and The Three Kings by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

    Regular price: £5.59

    • Classic Tales of Christmas

    • A Yuletide Collection of Stories, Poems, and Essays
    • By: Alphonse Daudet, Christina Rossetti, Max Beerbohm, and others
    • Narrated by: Daniel H. Vimont
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This Yuletide collection of stories, poems, and essays has been rescued from obscurity by the editor, who has also edited and annotated them to make these wonderful classics more easily accessible to modern listeners. While some of these authors may be unknown to you, their works have been included in this collection because of their capacity to instantly intrigue and delight. Give them a try, and don't be surprised if a few of them make their way onto your list of all-time personal Christmas favorites!

    Regular price: £6.59

    • The Poetry of May

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: John Milton, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 46 mins
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    May - the fifth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar and popular for May Day and Workers Rights celebrations. for our poets, including Milton, Hopkins, Von Goethe, Wordsworth, and Longfellow, much else is on their minds, and of course, it's beautifully put.

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Length: 46 mins
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    A collection of Longfellow's finest work including Paul Revere's Ride, Footprints of the Sands of Time and The Song of Hiawatha.

    Regular price: £5.59

    • The Poetry of Death, Volume 1

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Hood, Robert Burns, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr
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    Death is a subject that few of us talk about, but many think about and more than a few of us dread. Whether it is the actual end of our life’s journey or merely a transit point to heavenly glory, its actual point of impact is, obviously, life-changing. But what do poets think of it? How do their minds tangle with the subject and make sense of this? That’s what we wondered, too. Poets as rich and diverse as Longfellow, Hood, Bronte, Burns, and Gibran here share their words, thoughts and visions with us.

    Regular price: £4.99

    • The Poetry of January

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: George Gordon Byron, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, William Cowper, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    January - the first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar ushers in the New Year. the cold and bleak landscape of winter nevertheless provides a rich background for our esteemed poets, such as Byron, Longfellow, Cowper, and Dickinson, to offer us their reflections and counterpoints.

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    • An interesting selection

    • By Patrick on 15-01-18

    Regular price: £3.99

    • The Song Of Hiawatha

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: Harry Fleetwood
    • Length: 51 mins
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    A collection of classic Hiawatha tales from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, read by Harry Fleetwood.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Evangeline

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: Leonard Wilson
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    "Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie" is an epic poem by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, published in 1847. The poem follows an Acadian girl named Evangeline and her search for her lost love Gabriel, set during the time of the expulsion of the Acadians. The idea for the poem came from Longfellow's friend, Nathaniel Hawthorne. Longfellow used dactylic hexameter, imitated from Greek and Latin classics, though the choice was criticized.

    Regular price: £6.89

    • Paul Revere's Ride

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: Glenn Hascall
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Paul Revere is the subject, and his famous ride is the adventure found in this short poem by acclaimed author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

    Regular price: £6.89

    • The Three Kings

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: Glenn Hascall
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A classic poem from highly acclaimed author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This story poem finds its own voice as the narrative of the wise men in search of the king of Christmas - touching in all the right places.

    Regular price: £7.19

    • Paul Revere's Ride

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Paul Revere's Ride" written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, has long been a staple in the classroom, and an inspiration to many. Now a part of Core State Standards, the student can listen to this poem read by professional narrator Mike Vendetti.

    Regular price: £4.89

    • Evangeline of Acadia

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Narrated by: Glenn Hascall
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Most can recall what may be termed 'the good old days'. Each generation will recall the best of the past and take the sum of positive experience and call it good. This story shares the very end of the best of times in Acadia. Love is in bloom, reputations are strong, and all look to a bright future. A lifetime of change can come in one 24 hour period. And when all is stripped away perhaps the the best that remains from shattered dreams is hope. A classic story from Longfellow. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.

    Regular price: £4.89

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