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Ulysses

Read by Simon Russell Beale
Ulysses - Alfred Tennyson - Read by Simon Russell Beale
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And all I do is eat’ - Adham Smart
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Rock, Paper, Scissors - Richard Osmond
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Surge 3 - Jay Bernard
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5 poems available

From Scots dialect to Frank O’Hara and the New York School, from the candidly personal to unusual dramatic monologues, David Kinloch’s poetry is stylistically, thematically and emotionally wide-ranging. Kinloch first emerged, alongside Robert Crawford and other now established names, as…

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Mark Ford

B. 1962

4 poems available

Mark Ford was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1962; he grew up there, and in Nigeria, Sri Lanka, the U.S.A., Hong Kong, Bahrain and the UK. He holds a B.A. and a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford, and studied…

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Edward Thomas

B. 1878 D. 1917

7 poems available

Edward Thomas wrote all his poetry in less than three years, between 1914, when he wrote his first, and 1917, when he was killed in the Battle of Arras. Most of his poems were published posthumously; they show sensitive observation…

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Robert Browning

B. 1812 D. 1889

5 poems available

Robert Browning was born in South London in 1812. He was largely self-educated, utilising his father’s extensive library of over six thousand volumes. A voracious reader, Browning would later draw on his wide and sometimes arcane learning in his poetry,…

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Edward Baugh is probably best known as a literary critic whose distinguished academic career has been devoted to West Indian literature, especially the study of Anglophone Caribbean poetry, and in particular the work of the towering Nobel Laureate, Derek Walcott,…

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Sylvia Plath

B. 1932 D. 1963

2 poems available

Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) is a poet whose troubled life and powerful work remains a source of controversy. Born in Boston in the USA she was precociously intelligent, publishing her first poem at the age of eight. The same year her…

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Birth Day: The Video - Richard Harrison
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Bottom’s Dream - Clive Wilmer
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