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In launching the second collection of poems by Brook Emery, University of Newcastle lecturer and critic Christopher Pollnitz declared “Misplaced Heart is the best book of Australian poetry I’ve read so far in the twenty-first century. It’s a book that…


Alfred Tennyson

B. 1809 D. 1892

10 poems available

Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, the third surviving son of a rector whose violent alcoholism blighted the family home. Tennyson went to Cambridge where he met Arthur Henry Hallam whose early death was to prompt Tennyson to…


Louis MacNeice

B. 1907 D. 1963

2 poems available

Louis MacNeice (1907-1963) was a friend and contemporary of W. H. Auden and Stephen Spender at Oxford and his poetry has often been linked to their own. Whilst sharing certain characteristics with them, including a sharp political awareness, in recent…

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The Charge of the Heavy Brigade – an extract - Alfred Tennyson
The Mighty Dead
The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred Tennyson
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix – an extract - Robert Browning