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    • Great Poets of the Romantic Age

    • Written by: William Blake, William Wordsworth, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Sheen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
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    With a dynamic spirit, these great English poets made a conscious return to nostalgia and spiritual depth. Each chose a different path, but they are united in a love of moods, impressions, scenes, stories, sights and sounds. In this collection of more than forty poems are some of the finest and most memorable works in the English language.

    Price: CDN$ 27.27

    • The Poetry of England, Volume 1

    • Written by: William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, William Blake, and others
    • Narrated by: Nigel Davenport, Nigel Planer, Jan Francis, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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    The English language has grown into the world’s pre-dominant spoken language, containing over one million words. Its sources are rich and diverse, having absorbed words from other cultures and times without hesitation. With such talents as Shakespeare, Keats, Shelley, Kipling, Blake, and many other classic poets using this most flexible language to render their thoughts and visions, it is no wonder that the beauty and reach of English entrances us.

    Price: CDN$ 8.19

    • The Poetry Hour, Volume 4

    • Time for the Soul
    • Written by: William Butler Yeats, William Blake, Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Poetry is often cited as our greatest use of words. The English language has well over a million of them and poets down the ages seem, at times, to make use of every single one. But often they use them in simple ways to describe anything and everything from landscapes to all aspects of the human condition. Poems can evoke within us an individual response that takes us by surprise; that opens our ears and eyes to very personal feelings.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • The Romantic Poets

    • Written by: John Keats, William Wordsworth, Percy Shelley, and others
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, Christopher Hassall, Margaretta Scott, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
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    Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley, Blake, Coleridge, and Byron. The poets of the Romantic Period celebrated with readings by Sir Ralph Richardson, Christopher Hassall, Margaretta Scott, and Tyrone Power.

    Price: CDN$ 12.43

    • The Poetry Collection

    • Written by: William Blake, William Wordsworth, Alfred Tennyson
    • Narrated by: Dylan Thomas, C Day-Lewis, Cecil Trouncer
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Dylan Thomas, C Day-Lewis and others join together on this unique album to read some of the world's finest poetry by Blake, Wordsworth and Tennyson.

    Price: CDN$ 9.55

    • Winter

    • A Season In Verse
    • Written by: Thomas Hardy, William Blake, Christina Rossetti, and others
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner
    • Length: 47 mins
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    At this time of the year, as the nights close in and the temperature drops, winter seems like a season that nobody really enjoys, and we look forward all the more to spring. For many children, however, it is the bounty of Christmas that steals their attention, and for others the renewal of the New Year. But for Nature it is a pause for breath, to take stock of what has gone by in the year to date and ready herself for the energies and dramatic development to the landscape that spring will bring.

    Price: CDN$ 5.45

    • Edith Evans Reads Her Favourite Poetry

    • Written by: William Blake, William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Dame Edith Evans
    • Length: 34 mins
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    Dame Edith Evans reads the poetry of Lord Byron, William Blake, and William Shakespeare amongst many others.

    Price: CDN$ 9.55

    • The Great Poets: William Blake

    • Written by: William Blake
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister, Michael Maloney, Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    Naxos AudioBooks begins its new series of Great Poets with William Blake. This program contains all of his most popular works - including "Tyger", "The Auguries of Innocence", and "Jerusalem" - as well as some lesser-known poetry that demonstrates the range and power of his verse.

    Price: CDN$ 13.88

    • Poems of William Blake

    • Written by: William Blake
    • Narrated by: Sam Stinson
    • Length: 55 mins
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    "Poems of William Blake" includes: "Songs of Innocence", "Songs of Experience" and "The Book of Thel". All three are volumes of poetry by the English poet and painter, William Blake. "The Book of Thel" is a poem by William Blake, dated 1789 and probably worked on in the period 1788 to 1790. It was illustrated by his own plates, and is relatively short and easy to understand, compared to his later prophetic works. The metre is a fourteen syllable line.

    Price: CDN$ 5.86

    • William Blake

    • Selected Poems
    • Written by: William Blake
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
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    At the end of his life, William Blake (1757-1827) gave up hope of being widely understood, but the twentieth century brought to his work a new and intense interest and acclaim.

    Price: CDN$ 12.00

    • Collection: Popular Poetry / Popular Verse, Vol. 2

    • Written by: William Blake, John Donne, Alfred Tennyson, and others
    • Narrated by: Jasper Britton, Emma Fielding, Tony Britton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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    Nearly 100 of the most popular and loved poems in the English language, this collection is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of its kind available. It covers a remarkable range, from the striking vision of Blake and Shelley and the insights of Keats to lighter but equally memorable verse by Tennyson, Donne, and Edward Lear.

    Price: CDN$ 11.12

    • The Ralph Richardson Poetry Collection

    • Written by: John Keats, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Blake
    • Narrated by: Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    Sir Ralph Richardson reads a selection of poetry by John Keats, William Blake and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

    Price: CDN$ 9.55

    • William Blake

    • A Collection
    • Written by: Blake William
    • Narrated by: Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 54 mins
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    William Blake is now considered one of the giants of poetry. During his life, and for many years after, he was thought of as mad. His wide ranging skills not only encompassed poetry but bestrode the visual arts too, with paintings and printmaking. Unfortunately, he could never fit in to what society expected of him, and his attacks on religion did not help. But his work was the true measure of his worth and remains with us today.

    Price: CDN$ 6.82

    • Songs of Innocence and Experience

    • Written by: William Blake
    • Narrated by: Brian Murray, Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 44 mins
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    This collection is narrated by distinguished Broadway performers Brian Murray and Suzanne Toren. It contains all 45 poems from two famous works, revealing a child's unspoiled view of human nature and the corruption and disillusionment awaiting the innocent. Included are such favorites as "The Lamb", "The Tyger", and "The Sick Rose".

    Price: CDN$ 7.40

    • Poetry, Prose & Verse

    • Written by: William Blake, Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Robert Speaight, Anthony Quayle
    • Length: 33 mins
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    Robert Speaight, Anthony Quayle, and others read a selection of poetry by William Blake, Rudyard Kipling, John Gay, and D. H. Lawrence.

    Price: CDN$ 9.56

    • America a Prophecy

    • Written by: William Blake
    • Narrated by: Rob Goll
    • Length: 24 mins
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    America a Prophecy (1793) is the first book in Blake’s Continental Prophecies - the other two being Europe a Prophecy (1794) and The Song of Los (1795). The poem was engraved on 18 plates with illustrations by Blake, and survives in 14 known copies. Written during a time of great political and social upheaval, Blake uses his own complex invented mythology to explore the human need to resist tyranny. His verse is rich in metaphor, powerful, and apocalyptic in scope.

    Price: CDN$ 8.94

    • Milton

    • Written by: William Blake
    • Narrated by: Ernst Schnell, Brian Russel Graham
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
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    "Milton" is an epic poem by William Blake, written and illustrated between 1804 and 1810. Its hero is John Milton, who returns from Heaven and unites with Blake to explore the relationship between living writers and their predecessors, and to undergo a mystical journey to correct his own spiritual errors.

    Price: CDN$ 11.79

    • Classic Romance

    • Written by: Jane Austen, James Matthew Barrie, Leo Tolstoy, and others
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
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    This is a diverting delight, a window on romance in literature. There are high lovers and low lovers, tragic lovers, comic lovers, and lovers who shouldn’t be doing what they are doing at all and certainly not then and there. There is even Fanny Hill trying not to discover what physical love is about when set upon by an old roué who has paid for the privilege. Though of special interest for lovers and their special lover’s day of St. Valentine, it is an amusing and sometimes surprising collection.

    Price: CDN$ 26.85

    • Animal Poetry

    • Written by: Thomas Hardy, William Blake, Edward Lear, and others
    • Narrated by: David Shaw-Parker, Eve Karpf, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 35 mins
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    We all love animals, even if sometimes its only from afar on TV or at a zoo. But many of us have felt a closer friendship and companionship with our friends in the animal world. We talk and react to them as if they really do understand us. Perhaps they do. In this volume Hardy, Thackeray, Carroll, DH Lawrence, Emily Dickinson, and many others share their words with our ears.

    Price: CDN$ 6.82

    • Classic Poems for Boys

    • Written by: G.K. Chesterton, Edward Lear, William Blake, and others
    • Narrated by: Rachel Bavidge, Jasper Britton, Roy McMillan, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Classic Poems for Boys comprises a delightfully varied set of over 20 poems for 5- to 10-year olds. From rousing favorites like Felicia Dorothea Hemans’ "Casabianca" and John Keats’ "A Song About Myself", to dreamy, thoughtful poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Rudyard Kipling, this is a collection to be treasured.

    Price: CDN$ 13.88

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