Whitfield/Jacobi : History Of English Poetry

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 Notes & Reviews
 
Lsquo;Not marble nor the gilded monuments of princes shall outlive this powerful rhyme… &; Shakespeare Great poetry can indeed outlast stone and the glory of princes, and the English poetic tradition is perhaps the richest in the world. This audiobook tells the story of that tradition through it's towering figures—Spenser and Shakespeare, Milton and Dryden, Wordsworth and Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson and Eliot—and through scores of other poets. Clear and accessible, blending criticism with imagination and illustrated with scores of qu.

 
 Tracks
 
Foundations
Beowulf (8th - 11Th Century)
Geoffrey Chaucer (C. 1343 - 1400)
Geoffrey Chaucer (Cont.)
John Skelton (C. 1460 - 1529)
Sir Thomas Sackville (1536 - 1608); Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 - 154
Sir Thomas Wyatt (Cont.); Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517 - 1
The Elizabethan Achievement: Sir Walter Ralegh (1552 - 1618); Si
Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)
George Chapman (C. 1559 - 1634); Arthur Golding (C. 1536 - C. 16
Samuel Daniel (1563 - 1619); Michael Drayton (1563 - 1631)
Christopher Marlowe (1564 - 1593)
The Elizabethan Achievement (Cont.): William Shakespeare (1564 -
William Shakespeare (Cont.)
William Shakespeare (Cont.)
William Shakespeare (Cont.)
The 17th Century (From Donne to Milton): John Donne (1572 - 1631
Thomas Carew (1595?1640); Richard Lovelace (1618?1657); John Cle
Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)
George Herbert (1593 - 1633); Henry Vaughan (1621 - 1695); Thoma
Andrew Marvell (1621 - 1678)
John Milton (1608 - 1674)
John Milton (Cont.)
John Marston (1576 - 1634)
The 18th Century (From Dryden to Blake): Samuel Butler (1613 - 1
John Dryden (1631 - 1700)
John Dryden (Cont.)
Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 - 1762); James Thomson (1700 - 1
Edward Young (1681 - 1765); Thomas Gray (1716 - 1771)
Thomas Percy (1729 - 1811); James Macpherson (1736 - 1796)
Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784); Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774)
William Cowper (1731 - 1800); George Crabbe (1754 - 1832)
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)
William Blake (1757 - 1827)
William Blake (Cont.)
The Romantic Poets: William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)
William Wordsworth (Cont.)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Cont.); Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)
Lord Byron (Cont.)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (Cont.)
John Keats (1795 - 1821)
John Keats (Cont.)
John Clare (1793 - 1864)
The Poetry of the Victorian Age: Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)
Alfred Tennyson (Cont.)
The Poetry of the Victorian Age (Cont.): Robert Browning (1812 -
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861)
Matthew Arnold (1822 - 1888)
Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883); George Meredith (1828 - 1909)
Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848); Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 - 1882)
William Morris (1834 - 1896)
Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837 - 1909)
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 - 1889)
Gerard Manley Hopkins (Cont.)
Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)
A.E. Housman (1859 - 1936); Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
American Poetry: Anne Bradstreet (C. 1612 - 1672); Edward Taylor
Philip Freneau (1752 - 1832); William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)
Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)
Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882); John Greenleaf Whittie
Sidney Lanier (1842 - 1881); Edward Arlington Robinson (1869 - 1
Robert Frost (1874 - 1963)
Modernism: Introduction
William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939)
James Elroy Flecker (1884 - 1915); Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)
Wilfred Owen (1893 - 1918); Isaac Rosenberg (1890 - 1918); Ezra
Modernism (Cont.): T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)
W.H. Auden (1907 - 1972); Louis Macneice (1907 - 1963)
Hilda Doolittle (1886 - 1961); Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967)
Edgar Lee Masters (1868 - 1950); Vachel Lindsay (1879 - 1931); L
E.E. Cummings (1894 - 1962); Robinson Jeffers (1887 - 1962); Wil
Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955); Hart Crane (1899 - 1932)
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950)
Dylan Thomas (1914 - 1953); John Betjeman (1906 - 1984)
Philip Larkin (1922 - 1985); Ted Hughes (1930 - 1998)
Sylvia Plath (1932 - 1963); Ginsberg (1926 - 1997)
Robert Lowell (1917 - 1977)
Conclusion
The Essence of the Poetic Act