Audio Recordings

  1. W. H. Auden, "Musee des Beaux Arts," comp. Dec. 1938, pub. 1940.
    Credit: "Musee des Beaux Arts" by W.H. Auden, read by himself, Library of Congress, January 24, 1948. Copyright © 1940 by W.H. Auden, renewed. Used by permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd.
  2. Eavan Boland, "That the Science of Cartography Is Limited," 1994.
    Credit: "That the Science of Cartography is Limited," by Eavan Boland, read by herself. FromIn a Time of Violence by Eavan Boland. Copyright © 1994 by Eavan Boland. Used by permission of Carcanet Press Limited and W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. This selection may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publisher.
  3. Seamus Heaney, "Casualty"
    Credit: "Casualty" fromOpened Ground: Selected Poems 1966-1996 by Seamus Heaney. Copyright © 1998 by Seamus Heaney. Used by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. CAUTION: Users are warned that this work is protected under copyright laws and downloading is strictly prohibited. The right to reproduce or transfer the work via any medium must be secured with Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, LLC.
  4. Ted Hughes, "Pike," 1959, 1960.
    Credit: "Pike" read by Ted Hughes [2:37] fromTed Hughes Reading His Poetry by Ted Hughes. (P) and © 1977 by Caedmon. Used by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd and HarperCollins Publishers.
  5. Philip Larkin, "Aubade," 1977.
    Credit: "Aubade" from Collected Poems by Philip Larkin. Copyright (c) 1988, 2003 by the Estate of Philip Larkin. Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. CAUTION: Users are warned that this work is protected under copyright laws and downloading is strictly prohibited. The right to reproduce or transfer the work via any medium must be secured with Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, LLC.
  6. Paul Muldoon, "Meeting the British,"
    Credit: "Meeting the British" by Paul Muldoon, read by himself, University of Arizona Poetry Center, Visiting Poets and Writers Reading Series January 30, 2002. FromPoems: 1968-1998 by Paul Muldoon. Copyright © 2001 by Paul Muldoon. Used by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. CAUTION: Users are warned that this work is protected under copyright laws and downloading is strictly prohibited. The right to reproduce or transfer the work via any medium must be secured with Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, LLC.
  7. Wilfred Owen, "Dulce Et Decorum Est," comp. Oct. 1917-Mar. 1918, pub. 1920.
    Credit: Read by Jon Stallworthy.
  8. Edith Sitwell, "Still Falls the Rain," 1943.
    Credit: "Still Falls the Rain" fromCollected Poems (© Edith Sitwell, 1956), read by Edith Sitwell [2:45] fromDylan Thomas and Edith Sitwell Read and Discuss Her Poetry by Edith Sitwell. (P) and © 1973 by HarperCollins Publishers. Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers and Peters Fraser & Dunlop (www.petersfraserdunlop.com) on behalf of the Estate of Edith Sitwell.
  9. Dylan Thomas, "Poem in October," 1945, 1946.
    Credit: "Poem in October" read by Dylan Thomas [3:54] fromDylan Thomas Reading His Poetry (Audio) by Dylan Thomas. Copyright (P) and © 1964 and 1991 by HarperCollins Publishers. Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers and David Higham Associates Ltd.
  10. Derek Walcott, "A Far Cry From Africa"
    Credit: "A Far Cry From Africa" from Collected Poems 1948-1984 by Derek Walcott. Copyright (c) 1986 by Derek Walcott. Recording (c) by the Academy of American Poets. Used by permission of the Academy of American Poets and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. CAUTION: Users are warned that this work is protected under copyright laws and downloading is strictly prohibited. The right to reproduce or transfer the work via any medium must be secured with Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, LLC.
  11. W. H. Auden, "In Memory of W. B. Yeats"
    Credit: "In Memory of W. B. Yeats" read by W. H. Auden [1:16] fromW. H. Auden Reading (Audio) by W. H. Auden. Copyright (P) and © 1955 by HarperCollins Publishers. Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
  12. William Butler Yeats, "The Lake Isle of Innisfree," comp. 1890, pub. 1890, 1892.
    Credit: "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" read by William Butler Yeats [1:07] fromThe Poems of W. B. Yeats (Audio) by W. B. Yeats. Copyright © 1970 by HarperCollins Publishers. Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
  13. William Butler Yeats, "The Second Coming"
    Credit: Read by M. H. Abrams. "The Second Coming." Used with the permission of Scribner, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., fromThe Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume I: The Poems, Revised by W. B. Yeats, edited by Richard J. Finneran. Copyright © 1924 by The Macmillan Company, renewed 1952 by Bertha Georgie Yeats. All rights reserved.