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Considered the bridge between romanticism and modernism, Matthew Arnold wrote verse that is simple, unadorned, and straightforward. From the hypnotic and beautiful lines of "Dover Beach" to the pastoral narrative of "The Scholar Gipsy", Arnold cast a gaze at the main intellectual issues of the 19th century while giving a timeless insight into man and nature. This collection covers his major poetic works, including the narrative poems, sonnets and elegiac poems, illuminating the lyricism and serenity of Arnold's best poetry.

The collection includes:

"Dover Beach"
"Desire"
"Longing"
"A Summer Night"
"Consolation"
"Philomela"
"A Dream"
"The Scholar Gipsy"
"East London"
"West London"
"Thyrsis"
"Immortality"
"Growing Old"
"A Wish"
"Bacchanalia; or, the New Age"
"A Modern Sappho"
"The Hayswater Boat"
"The River"
"Human Life"
"The Buried Life"
"Austerity of Poetry"
"A Farewell"
"Requiescat"

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Public Domain (P)2017 Naxos AudioBooks

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Matthew Arnold Is a Fantastic Poet

Great reading of marvelous poems by a Fantastic poet.
Beautifully written, yet everyone could understand

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