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English Romantic Poetry: Read by John S. Martin

English Romantic Poetry: Read by John S. Martin

Among the leading lights of Romantic poetry in early 19th-century Great Britain were William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and John Keats. In this collection, actor John S. Martin reads 16 poems including Wordsworth’s “Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 2, 1802,” Coleridge’s “Kubla Khan,” Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind,” and Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale.” The liner notes include the text of the poems.

Track Listing

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William Wordsworth: The World Is Too Much with Us John S. Martin 1:02
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William Wordsworth: Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 John S. Martin 1:06
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William Wordsworth: Great Men Have Been among Us John S. Martin 1:08
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William Wordsworth: I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud John S. Martin 1:17
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William Wordsworth: Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower John S. Martin 2:15
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William Wordsworth: A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal John S. Martin 0:36
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William Wordsworth: Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known John S. Martin 1:26
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William Wordsworth: There Was a Boy John S. Martin 2:11
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Kubla Khan John S. Martin 3:20
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Frost at Midnight John S. Martin 4:51
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Percy Bysshe Shelley: Ozymandias John S. Martin 1:08
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Percy Bysshe Shelley: Ode to the West Wind John S. Martin 5:04
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John Keats: La Belle Dame sans Merci John S. Martin 2:40
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John Keats: Ode on Melancholy John S. Martin 2:13
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John Keats: Ode to a Nightingale John S. Martin 5:44
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John Keats: Fragment of an Ode to Maia John S. Martin 0:51
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