The Soldier

Rupert BROOKE (1887 - 1915)


LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Soldier by Rupert Brooke. This poem was written, as the concluding part of a series of sonnets, on the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. Brooke, himself, died the following year on his way to a battle at Gallipoli.

This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 8th, 2009.

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

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Soldier – Read by ADD Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:01:18
Play 02 The Soldier – Read by ATG Antoinette T. Griffin
00:01:29
Play 03 The Soldier – Read by BS Bob Sherman
00:01:25
Play 04 The Soldier – Read by CCS Christian Storms
00:01:45
Play 05 The Soldier – Read by CJMB icyjumbo (1964-2010)
00:01:17
Play 06 The Soldier – Read by CS Cori Samuel
00:01:13
Play 07 The Soldier – Read by DII Diana Majlinger
00:01:18
Play 08 The Soldier – Read by DL David Lawrence
00:01:15
Play 09 The Soldier – Read by DRB David Barnes
00:01:25
Play 10 The Soldier – Read by EEP Ernst Pattynama
00:01:18
Play 11 The Soldier – Read by EST Elli
00:00:58
Play 12 The Soldier – Read by KTH Katharine
00:01:10
Play 13 The Soldier – Read by KTS Kim Stich
00:01:15
Play 14 The Soldier – Read by LAH Lee Ann Howlett
00:01:21
Play 15 The Soldier – Read by LKP Lucy Perry
00:01:03
Play 16 The Soldier – Read by PG Phil Griffiths
00:01:33
Play 17 The Soldier – Read by PY Peter Yearsley
00:01:12
Play 18 The Soldier – Read by RG Ruth Golding
00:01:28
Play 19 The Soldier – Read by RN ravenotation
00:01:20
Play 20 The Soldier – Read by TG TriciaG
00:01:04