Selected Poems of Francis Thompson

Francis THOMPSON (1859 - 1907)

Francis Thompson, an English poet and author, is best known for his poem "Hound of Heaven," included in this selection of his poems. After submitting some poems to the magazine "Merrie England," the editors, Wilfrid and Alice Meynell, became his benefactors and published his first volume, "Poems." Wilfrid Meynell selected these poems form Thompson's works and provides an enlightening biographical sketch. At the end of this volume are a selection of tributes to Thompson ranging from newspaper reviews to an appreciation from G.K Chesterton. - Summary by Larry Wilson

Genre(s): Single author

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 A Biographical Note on Francis Thompson Larry Wilson
00:16:43
Play 02 Dedication of Poems/Dedication of New Poems Larry Wilson
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Play 03 POEMS ON CHILDREN: Daisy Eva Davis
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Play 04 The Poppy Eva Davis
00:05:01
Play 05 To Monica Thought Dying Eva Davis
00:03:46
Play 06 The Making of Viola [duet] Eva Davis
Nemo
00:03:29
Play 07 To My Godchild DrPGould
00:03:50
Play 08 Ex Ore Infantium Kim Gibbs
00:02:25
Play 09 FROM SISTER SONGS: A Child's Kiss Lawton James
00:05:08
Play 10 Poet and Anchorite RajVO
00:03:08
Play 11 The Omen Gauguin
00:03:25
Play 12 The Mirage spiritualbeing
00:03:17
Play 13 The Child-Woman Janis Hopkins Salmon
00:04:47
Play 14 To a Child Heard Repeating Her Mother's Verses Janis Hopkins Salmon
00:03:49
Play 15 A Foretelling of the Child's Husband Janis Hopkins Salmon
00:02:33
Play 16 LOVE IN DIAN'S LAP: Before her Portrait in Youth Lawton James
00:02:28
Play 17 To a Poet Breaking Silence DrPGould
00:02:40
Play 18 A Carrier Song Ellen Murphy
00:02:01
Play 19 Her Portrait Annike Lindhout
00:07:40
Play 20 Epilogue to the Poet's Sitter DrPGould
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Play 21 After Her Going Janis Hopkins Salmon
00:01:45
Play 22 MISCELLANEOUS POEMS: A Fallen Yew DrPGould
00:03:51
Play 23 The Hound of Heaven Larry Wilson
00:08:45
Play 24 To the Dead Cardinal of Westminster DrPGould
00:04:42
Play 25 A Dead Astronomer Bruce Kachuk
00:01:15
Play 26 A Corymbus for Autumn, DrPGould
00:06:09
Play 27 From "The Mistress of Vision" Nemo
00:04:45
Play 28 The After Woman Phil Chenevert
00:03:20
Play 29 Lines: To W.M. Bruce Kachuk
00:00:56
Play 30 The Way of a Maid elizaswann
00:01:35
Play 31 Ode to the Setting Sun, DrPGould
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Play 32 Epilogue to "A Judgement in Heaven" DrPGould
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Play 33 Grace of the Way Jude
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Play 34 To a Snowflake Jude
00:01:07
Play 35 Orient Ode Gauguin
00:10:53
Play 36 From "From the Night of Forebeing" Gauguin
00:08:21
Play 37 A Counsel of Moderation Bruce Kachuk
00:01:12
Play 38 From "Assumpta Maria" DrPGould
00:03:57
Play 39 From "An Anthem of Earth" Nemo
00:12:51
Play 40 Contemplation DrPGould
00:03:55
Play 41 Correlated Greatness Bruce Kachuk
00:01:31
Play 42 July Fugitive Jude
00:04:06
Play 43 From "Any Saint" Phil Schempf
00:04:50
Play 44 From "The Victorian Ode" DrPGould
00:03:44
Play 45 St Monica Bruce Kachuk
00:01:59
Play 46 To the Sinking Sun Bruce Kachuk
00:03:08
Play 47 Dream-Tryst Roberto Kingsley
00:01:33
Play 48 Buona Notte Emma Charlotte
00:02:30
Play 49 Arab Love Song Emma Charlotte
00:01:20
Play 50 The Kingdom of God Larry Wilson
00:02:15
Play 51 Envoy Bruce Kachuk
00:01:33
Play 52 Appreciations of Francis Thompson Larry Wilson
00:23:41