Introduction to Understanding Poetry on Audio

Introduction to Understanding Poetry on Audio

New Audio Book: Introduction To Poetry

LearnOutLoud.com presents our new audio book of the month for December:

Introduction to Poetry

We've carefully selected over 20 of the best-loved poems from the history of English poetry, attempting to include one great poem from all the major English and American poets beginning in the 17th century up to the early 20th century.

Each poem features a brief introduction and analysis to aid in appreciating the work. This collection of poetry is beautifully read by one of our favorite narrators Antonia Bath.

Here are the poems featured in historical order:
Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare
Holy Sonnet 10 by John Donne
Lycidas by John Milton
To A Mouse by Robert Burns
The Tyger by William Blake
Ode to Duty by William Wordsworth
The Destruction of Sennacherib by Lord Byron
Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats
Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Each and All by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Rainy Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Because I could not stop for Death by Emily Dickinson
The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Tennyson
Prospice by Robert Browning
O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen
The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats

Whether you're a newcomer to the world of poetry or a seasoned listener of the great poets, we're sure you enjoy this collection. You can download it on MP3 (one poem per MP3 file) and bookmarkable MPEG-4 formats.

Download LearnOutLoud.com's Introduction to Poetry

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