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Twentieth Century

  1. "Dulce Et Decorum Est," Wilfred Owen, comp. Oct. 1917-Mar. 1918, pub. 1920.
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    Credit: Read by Jon Stallworthy.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2069-70.
  2. "The Lake Isle of Innisfree," W. B. Yeats, comp. 1890, pub. 1890, 1892.
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    Credit: Read by W. B. Yeats on the Caedmon label. Courtesy of A. P. Watt Ltd. on behalf of Michael B. Yeats.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2092; MA 2368.
  3. "Aubade," Philip Larkin, 1977.
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    Credit: Read by Philip Larkin on a Faber & Faber poetry cassette. Courtesy of Faber & Faber Ltd.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2570; MA 2709.
  4. "The Glory Trumpeter," Derek Walcott, 1964.
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    Credit: Read by Derek Walcott at the Library of Congress on October 20, 1964. Courtesy of Derek Walcott and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, Inc.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2582; MA 2716.
  5. "Musee des Beaux Arts," W. H. Auden, comp. Dec. 1938, pub. 1940.
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    Credit: Read by W. H. Auden at the Library of Congress on January 24, 1948. Used by permission of Curtis Brown Ltd, © 1948, all rights reserved.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2505; MA 2689.
  6. "The Shield of Achilles," W. H. Auden, comp. 1952, pub. 1952.
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    Credit: Read by W. H. Auden at the Library of Congress on March 28, 1966. Used by permission of Curtis Brown Ltd, © 1966 by Jean Graighead George, all rights reserved.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2511; MA 2695.
  7. "Still Falls the Rain," Edith Sitwell, 1943.
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    Credit: Read by Edith Sitwell. From The Caedmon Treasury of Modern Poets Reading Their Own Poetry. Copyright © 1993 by HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. Used by arrangement with HarperCollins.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2527.
  8. "Pike," Ted Hughes, 1959, 1960.
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    Credit: Read by Ted Hughes. From Ted Hughes Reading His Own Poetry. Copyright © 1984 by HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. Used by arrangement with HarperCollins.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2589.
  9. "Poem in October," Dylan Thomas, 1945, 1946.
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    Credit: Read by Dylan Thomas at the Library of Congress on March 3, 1952. From Dylan Thomas Reads His Own Poetry. Copyright © 1956 by HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. Used by arrangement with HarperCollins.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2521; MA 2700.
  10. "That the Science of Cartography Is Limited," Eavan Boland, 1994.
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    Credit: Read by Eavan Boland. From In a Time of Violence. Copyright © 1994 by Eavan Boland. Used with the permission of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., and Carcanet Press Ltd.
    Cf. NAEL 2.2835
  11. “Meeting the British,” Paul Muldoon
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    Credit: Paul Muldoon reading from his work: University of Arizona Poetry Center, Visiting Poets and Writers Reading Series January 30, 2002
  12. “Casualty,” Seamus Heaney
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