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Anthology of 20th Century English Poetry (Part III): Authors Reading Their Own Poetry

Various Artists
Anthology of 20th Century English Poetry (Part III): Authors Reading Their Own Poetry

Bringing together English poets of the mid-20th century, this album showcases the poets’ work and style of writing. Poets on this album are Kingsley Amis, Thomas Blackburn, Charles Causley, Donald Davie, D.J. Enright, Thom Gunn, John Heath-Stubbs, Ted Hughes, Elizabeth Jennings, Philip Larkin, Edward Lucie-Smith, George MacBeth, Peter Porter, Vernon Scannell, and John Wain. Encouraging expression and reminiscence, poem topics include childhood memories and life experiences. Liner notes include an explanation of the increasing popularity of poetry readings and an explanation of the diverse topics of the album selections.

Track Listing

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A Smell of Burning / Hospital for Defectives Thomas Blackburn 2:35
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The Ballad of Nosey Bent / Child's Song Charles Causley 2:42
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Titus and Berenice / Bryant Park, New York John Heath-Stubbs 2:51
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The Noodle Vendor's Flute D.J. Enright 2:04
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A Song of Experience / Nocturne Kingsley Amis 2:50
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An Arundel Tomb / Mr. Bleaney Philip Larkin 3:48
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To a Brother in the Mystery, circa 1290 Donald Davie 3:48
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The Telephone Number Vernon Scannell 2:07
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Dead Dog Vernon Scannell 1:01
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Time Was John Wain 4:04
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For a Child Born Dead / The Shot Elizabeth Jennings 2:04
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The Annihilation of Nothing / Innocence Thom Gunn 2:48
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What a Lying Lot the Writers Are / Somme and Flanders Peter Porter 2:52
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The Hawk in the Rain / Hawk Roosting Ted Hughes 2:51
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The Miner's Helmet / The Absentees George MacBeth 3:06
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The Lesson / On Looking at Stubb's Anatomy of the Horse Edward Lucie-Smith 2:55
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