Pied Beauty

Gerard Manley HOPKINS (1844 - 1889)

In the Author's Preface to Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins, he describes this poem as Curtal-Sonnet "that is they are constructed in proportions resembling those of the sonnet proper, namely 6 + 4 instead of 8 + 6, with however a halfline tailpiece (so that the equation is rather 12/8 + 9/2 = 21/2 + 10 1/2)." - Summary by Wikipedia

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

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Pied Beauty - Read by ALP Algy Pug
00:01:08
Play 02 Pied Beauty - Read by BK Bruce Kachuk
00:01:25
Play 03 Pied Beauty - Read by DL David Lawrence
00:01:06
Play 04 Pied Beauty - Read by EL Newgatenovelist
00:01:24
Play 05 Pied Beauty - Read by GRS Graham Scott
00:01:12
Play 06 Pied Beauty - Read by IK Ian King
00:01:06
Play 07 Pied Beauty - Read by LAH Lee Ann Howlett
00:01:09
Play 08 Pied Beauty - Read by LCW Larry Wilson
00:01:00
Play 09 Pied Beauty - Read by MK Maria Kasper
00:01:11
Play 10 Pied Beauty - Read by ND Nan Dodge
00:01:07
Play 11 Pied Beauty - Read by PJW Patrick Wallace
00:01:14
Play 12 Pied Beauty - Read by PS Phil Schempf
00:01:06
Play 13 Pied Beauty - Read by RAJ RajVO
00:01:08
Play 14 Pied Beauty - Read by RAR Biblia
00:01:12
Play 15 Pied Beauty - Read by TA Tony Addison
00:01:15
Play 16 Pied Beauty - Read by TP Tomas Peter
00:01:06