Synopses & Reviews
The spirited words of the Romantic poets have inspired countless readers and writers, down to the current day. Their expressiveness is well-suited to the spoken word. Hear on this collection the words of William Blake, Lord Byron, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and William Wordsworth read by Derek Jacobi, David Horovitch, Diana Quick, Douglas Hodges, Nicol Williamson, and others. The pieces are linked by a commentary that places them in a historical and biographical context. Originally published as six individual HighBridge Classics, now the complete set is available as a single CD collection.
"Beauty is truth, truth beauty, --that is all/Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know."--John Keats
- Six popular HighBridge Classics collections now on CD
- Favorite poems in exceptional readings by British actors
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