Get Your Free Audiobook

Listen with a free trial

1 credit a month to use on any title, yours to keep (you’ll use your first credit on this title).
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
Access to exclusive deals and discounts.
$16.45 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy Now for $6.43

Buy Now for $6.43

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions Of Use and Privacy Notice and authorise Audible to charge your designated credit card or another available credit card on file.

Publisher's Summary

"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.
©2017 SAGA Egmont (P)2017 SAGA Egmont

What listeners say about Poems of William Blake

Average Customer Ratings

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

No Reviews are Available
Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for N.M
  • N.M
  • 14-01-2021

no question unusual

no question the narration is unusual and after a while one gets used to it and it is highly enjoyable.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Bernard Rosewalll
  • Bernard Rosewalll
  • 21-07-2019

WHY?

Sam Stinson's recitation of Blake's 'Songs' has the emotive appeal of an automaton. Don't buy..

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    1 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for ideaman
  • ideaman
  • 31-12-2020

awful and inappropriate narration

the sublime Blake, England's spiritual soul, rendered by an american with the.most appalling accent and intonation I have ever heard. please, please, do not buy. audible should ensure buyers know the nationality of narrators. i resent paying money for something where the contract is not elicit, particularly when the product is 100% audio. selling under false pretenses.

  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Tanya Hitchcock
  • Tanya Hitchcock
  • 24-06-2020

Poorly narrated - not recommended.

The narrator does not do these beautiful poems justice. The voice is inappropriate for classical poetry. Also, one poem per chapter does not need to be conveyed to the listener. The announcement of each chapter, followed by the title of the poem breaks up the flow from one poem to the next. The title of each poem is sufficient.

In the spirit of reconciliation, Audible Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.