Ophelia

Walter DE LA MARE (1873 - 1956)


Ophelia, poem of the week for February 25, 2007; read here by twelve of our readers. This was published in 1920 in "Collected Poems 1901-1918" by Walter De la Mare.

Ophelia loved Hamlet, was repulsed by him, and went insane. She drowned in a stream, gathering flowers of remembrance. This is one of a number of poems that De La Mare wrote about Shakespeare characters. (Summary by Peter Yearsley)

Genre(s): Poetry, Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Ophelia - Read by ADD Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:02:09
Play 02 Ophelia - Read by ANC Ancilla
00:01:45
Play 03 Ophelia - Read by JS Jennette Selig
00:02:02
Play 04 Ophelia - Read by KF Kirsten Ferreri
00:01:36
Play 05 Ophelia - Read by KLH Kristin Hughes
00:02:00
Play 06 Ophelia - Read by KRS Karen Savage
00:01:38
Play 07 Ophelia - Read by KSH Katherine Spencer-Howard
00:01:59
Play 08 Ophelia - Read by LB Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:01:50
Play 09 Ophelia - Read by LM Linda Mills
00:01:29
Play 10 Ophelia - Read by PY Peter Yearsley
00:01:51
Play 11 Ophelia - Read by SDM Sean McKinley
00:01:46
Play 12 Ophelia - Read by VG Val Grimm
00:01:54