Audio Recordings

  1. Matthew Arnold, "Dover Beach"
    Credit: Read by Stephen Greenblatt
  2. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, "How do I love thee?"
    Credit: Read by M. H. Abrams
  3. Robert Browning, "The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church"
    Credit: Read by Stephen Greenblatt
  4. Robert Browning, "How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix"
    Credit:"How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix," read by Robert Browning (Extracted from The Spoken Word: British Poets, Published by the British Library. ISBN 9780712351058). Used by permission of the British Library.
  5. Robert Browning, "My Last Duchess"
    Credit: Read by Stephen Greenblatt
  6. Gerard Manley Hopkins, "Spring and Fall: to a young child," comp. 1880, pub. 1918.
    Credit: Read by M. H. Abrams. Hopkins's poems are read here in sprung rhythm, in accordance with the indicators of metrical performance in his manuscripts.
  7. Gerard Manley Hopkins, "Thou art indeed just, Lord"
    Credit: Read by M. H. Abrams
  8. Gerard Manley Hopkins, "The Windhover," comp. 1877, pub. 1918.
    Credit: Read by M. H. Abrams, Cornell University. Hopkins's poems are read here in sprung rhythm, in accordance with the indicators of metrical performance in his manuscripts.
  9. Christina Rossetti, "Winter: My Secret"
    Credit: Read by Stephen Greenblatt
  10. "The Charge of the Light Brigade" (lines 1-26), Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1854.
    Credit: Recorded by Alfred, Lord Tennyson on an Edison wax cylinder.
  11. Alfred, Lord Tennyson,In Memoriam #7
    Credit: Read by M. H. Abrams
  12. Alfred, Lord Tennyson,In Memoriam #115
    Credit: Read by M. H. Abrams
  13. Alfred, Lord Tennyson, "Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal"
    Credit: Read by Stephen Greenblatt
  14. Alfred, Lord Tennyson, "Tears, Idle Tears"
    Credit: Read by M. H. Abrams
  15. Alfred, Lord Tennyson, "Ulysses," comp. 1833, pub. 1842.
    Credit: Read by Jon Stallworthy.