Alexander Pope

An Essay on Man


Read by Martin Geeson


Pope’s Essay on Man, a masterpiece of concise summary in itself, can fairly be summed up as an optimistic enquiry into mankind’s place in th…

The Rape of the Lock


Read by Rhonda Federman


The Rape of the Lock is a mock-heroic narrative poem written by Alexander Pope, first published anonymously in Lintot's Miscellany in May 17…

An Essay on Criticism


Read by Aringguth


An Essay on Criticism was the first major poem written by the English writer Alexander Pope (1688-1744). However, despite the title, the poe…

Vintage Verse Rhapsody: A Poetry Collection


Read by Bob Gonzalez


A collection of poetry selected and performed by Bob Gonzalez, rhapsode. Rhapsodes of Ancient Greece were “song-stitchers,” performing selec…

Poems and Prose for the Departed Vol. 01


Read by Ruth Golding


This is a collection of short poems and readings, both religious and secular, on death and bereavement. (Summary by Ruth Golding)

Solitude (Pope)


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 different recordings of Solitude by Alexander Pope. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of Febr…

Eighteenth Century Poetry and Prose


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A collection of prose and poetry written principally in the 18th Century. These works of world literature are written in the English languag…

An Essay on Criticism (version 2)


Read by cwanki


The title, An Essay on Criticism hardly indicates all that is included in the poem. It would have been impossible to give a full and exact i…

Short Poetry Collection 110


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 136


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This is a collection of 22 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for September 2014.

Long Poems Collection 003


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Librivox’s Long Poems Collection 003: a collection of 8 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Epigram, engraved on the Collar of a Dog


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Epigram by Alexander Pope. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 8th, 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 179


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This is a collection of 39 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 182


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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 111


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 098


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2011.

Short Poetry Collection 180


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This is a collection of 50 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 075


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This a collection of poems recorded by LibriVox volunteers during the month of January 2009.

The Hundred Best English Poems


Read by Bruce Kachuk


This wonderful collection of poems showcases the incredible talent of the some of the greatest poets in the world. These creative masterpiec…