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Description presents an Introduction to Poetry covering famous poems by great poets throughout the history of English poetry. From Shakespeare’s Sonnets through the Romantic movement up to the Modern poetry of T.S. Eliot, this collection features a poem from each of the major English and American poets from the 17th century up to the early 20th century. Each poem features a brief introduction which aids in appreciating the work. This collection of poetry is beautifully narrated by 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

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