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    • The Classical Poetry Collection, Volume 3

    • By: John Keats, William Wordsworth, William Shakespeare, and others
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, Richard Burton, Dylan Thomas, and others
    • Length: 48 mins
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    The finest voices reading a wonderful selection of poetry accompanied by selected classical music.

    Non-member price: $13.62

    • Great Poets of the Romantic Age

    • 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.

    Non-member price: $29.72

    • The Romantic Poets

    • 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.

    Non-member price: $14.19

    • The Great Poets: Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Bertie Carvel
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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    Idealist, atheist, outcast, political radical and, of course, poet - Percy Bysshe Shelley was, in many ways, the epitome of the Romantic artist. His poetry was an outlet for his passionately held and highly unpopular beliefs, beliefs which resulted in social exclusion, exile, and possibly even his premature death at the age of 29. His work is a monument to his convictions and to the power of the human spirit, and today it is recognized as a key contribution to Romantic literature.

    Non-member price: $10.65

    • The Classical Poetry Collection, Volume 1

    • By: John Keats, Robert Burns, Percy Shelley, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Rivers
    • Length: 36 mins
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    A unique collection of classic poetry beautifully narrated with a musical accompaniment that enhances the power and emotion of the writing. Includes poems by Keats, Burns, Shelley, and Wordsworth.

    Non-member price: $14.97

    • The Necessity of Atheism

    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Joe Gomez
    • Length: 47 mins
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    "The Necessity of Atheism" is an essay on atheism by the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, printed in 1811 when he was a student at University College, Oxford. He argues that an educated man ought to turn away from superstition and that education is essential because religion is really about power.

    Non-member price: $8.76

    • The Poetry Hour, Volume 5

    • Time for the Soul
    • By: Edith Nesbit, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Alfred Austin
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr
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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.

    Non-member price: $10.08

    • Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822)

    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 13 mins
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    This is an essay from the Favorite Essays collection.

    Non-member price: $1.38

    • The Very Best of Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud
    • Length: 31 mins
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    A collection of Shelley's greatest poetry read by John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Hilton Edwards and Margaretta Scott.

    Non-member price: $8.73

    • Shelley - A Selection

    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Vincent Price
    • Length: 53 mins
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    Perhaps a handful of poets can truly claim to rest in our consciousness. Shelley is indeed amongst their number. This volume of his poetry, performed here by Vincent Price in a spellbinding reading, brings forth the true power of his words.

    Non-member price: $7.48

    • Letters Of Love

    • By: Napoleon Bonaparte, Abraham Lincoln, Percy Shelley
    • Narrated by: David Niven
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Love. Perhaps our greatest quest in life is to love and be loved in return. A task as easy and as difficult as the people involved. Here the beloved British actor and Hollywood star David Niven reads a selection of letters from across the Centuries and across the Continents; Napoleon to Josephine, Abraham Lincoln to the Other Mary, Shelley to Mary Godwin are among the treats you'll hear.

    Non-member price: $5.23

    • Poems by Percy Shelley

    • By: Percy Shelley
    • Narrated by: Margaretta Scott
    • Length: 21 mins
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    Percy Bysshe Shelley was born at Field Place near Horsham, Sussex, England, on August 4th, 1792, and was drowned in the sea off Leghorn on July 8th, 1822, within a month of completing his 30th year. Here, Margaretta Scott reads a selection of his finest work.

    Non-member price: $10.49

    • Autumn - A Season In Poetry

    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Butler Yeats, Henry Longfellow, and others
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner
    • Length: 57 mins
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    For many of us Autumn, or as the Americans would say; Fall is the season of mixed emotions. Summer's long days are replaced by a chill in the air. The colours on the trees and fields ripen to warmer hues and the harvest is brought safely home. Yet with this bounty there is the knowledge that Nature is turning her attention to the harder, colder Winter month's ahead.

    Non-member price: $5.98

    • The Sea - An Element in Verse: Volume 2

    • By: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Algernon Charles Swinburne, John Keats, and others
    • Narrated by: Gideon Wagner, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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    The seas and oceans have a mystical power over us: From a playful day at the beach to the hysterical waves of a storm, this ever-changing element evokes both beauty and fear. Its great mass, its shimmering beauty, its raging howl, and all in colours from blue to grey to green and crystal clear. In these collections of verse our poets - including Tennyson, Swinburne, Keats, Shelley, and many others - explore the relationship between ourselves and the great mystical waters.

    Non-member price: $7.79

    • The Poetry of October

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Wordsworth, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 40 mins
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    October - the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, and the land prepares to give up more it its colourful coverings. On this and other themes, our poets, including Wordsworth, Rossetti, Arnold, Bryant, and Alford, have much to say.

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    • The Sea - An Element in Verse: Volume 1

    • By: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Algernon Charles Swinburne, John Keats, and others
    • Narrated by: Gideon Wagner, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    The seas and oceans have a mystical power over us: From a playful day at the beach to the hysterical waves of a storm, this ever-changing element evokes both beauty and fear; its great mass, its shimmering beauty, its raging howl and all in colours from blue to grey to green and crystal clear. In these collections of verse our poets - including Tennyson, Swinburne, Keats, Shelley, and many others - explore the relationship between ourselves and the great mystical waters.

    Non-member price: $7.79

    • The Poetry of December

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Alfred Tennyson, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 39 mins
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    December - the 12th and closing month in the Gregorian calendar. Winter is upon the land, and the poets, including such as Keats, Shelley, Tennyson, Shakespeare, and Stevenson, share their views and thoughts.

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    • The Poetry of Death, Volume 2

    • By: Alfred Tennyson, Thomas Hardy, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    Death is a subject that few of us talk about, but many think about and more than a few of us dread. Whether it is the actual end of our life’s journey or merely a transit point to heavenly glory, its actual point of impact is, obviously, life-changing. But what do poets think of it? How do their minds tangle with the subject and make sense of this? That’s what we wondered too. Poets as rich and diverse as Tennyson, Hardy, Shelley, and Poe here share their words, thoughts and visions with us.

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    • The Poetry of April

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: Wilfred Owen, Robert Louis Stevenson, Henry Van Dyke, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 39 mins
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    April - the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar heralds spring in earnest and, of course, April showers and perhaps other unsettled weather. For our poets, including Owen, Stevenson, Van Dyke, Hardy, and Shelley, the month provides a rich source for them to muse upon.

    Non-member price: $6.23

    • John Keats - A Tribute in Verse

    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Sara Teasdale, Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    Keats. A short life but a legacy of works that few, if any, can rival. And of course his end was to be tragically Romantic. Keats was returning one night to his home in Hampstead when he coughed. He coughed a single drop of blue blood upon his hand and said, ‘I know the colour of that blood, it is arterial blood, it is my death warrant, I must die’. And so it was that tuberculosis took its slow, devastating hold.

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