Poems Recorded in Deptford and Greenwich


Armed with a hand-held digital recorder and the Penguin Book of English Verse, LibriVox’s UK Chapter set out one Sunday afternoon to capture some wonderful poems ‘on location’ - in the churchyard of St Nicholas’, Deptford, and the Greenwich Foot Tunnel. (Summary by David Barnes).

Genre(s): Poetry, Anthologies

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Doctor Faustus (closing lines) Christopher Marlowe Etext Graham Redman
00:01:18 en
Play 02 Death be not Proud John Donne Etext Graham Redman
00:01:42 en
Play 03 Epitaph on M.H. Charles Cotton Etext Philippa
00:01:48 en
Play 04 Grief Elizabeth Barrett Browning Etext Cori Samuel
00:01:08 en
Play 05 Last night we had a thunderstorm in style... Robert Louis Stevenson Etext Hugh McGuire
00:01:11 en
Play 06 Futility Wilfred Owen Etext Carl Manchester
00:01:06 en
Play 07 In a London Drawingroom George Eliot Etext David Barnes
00:01:22 en
Play 08 Sweet Suffolk Owl Anonymous Etext Philippa
00:00:49 en
Play 09 Ulysses (closing lines) Alfred, Lord Tennyson Etext Graham Redman
00:02:10 en
Play 10 Another and another and another... James Henry Etext Cori Samuel
00:01:33 en
Play 11 A Fish Answers (part) Leigh Hunt Etext Carl Manchester
00:00:57 en
Play 12 Lines Written on a Window at the Leasowes... William Shenstone Etext David Barnes
00:01:01 en