George Gordon, Lord Byron

The Island


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Written late in his career, Byron's narrative poem The Island tells the famous story of the mutiny on board the Bounty, and follows the muti…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 012


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 014


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

Don Juan, Canto 1


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Don Juan is a long narrative poem by Byron, based very loosely on the legend of the evil seducer, Don Juan. The first and second of (eventua…

Manfred


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Manfred is a dramatic poem in three acts by Lord Byron, and possibly a self confessional work. A noble, Manfred, is haunted by the memory of…

El Corsario


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El corsario es, ante todo, un poema autobiográfico que narra las aventuras de un tal Conrado, un corsario rechazado por la sociedad -…

Don Juan, Cantos 13 - 16


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These are the last four Cantos of his mock epic that Byron completed in the year before his death at the age of 36 in Messolonghi, Greece, w…

Vintage Verse Rhapsody: A Poetry Collection


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

Robert Burns 250th Anniversary


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Robert Burns, the national bard (poet) of Scotland was born on the 25th January, 1759. Scotland and all Burns fans the world over, including…

Romantic Poetry Collection 001


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A collection of romatic poems for St Valentine's day.

Cain: A Mystery


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Cain: A Mystery is Lord Byron's retelling of the classical Biblical story from the point of view of its antagonist. Undoubtedly influenced b…

LibriVox 6th Anniversary Collection


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What do you do for a sixth anniversary? We challenged our readers to find any short works which had 'six' in the title - in any language. Th…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 07


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The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

Don Juan, Canto 5


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Juan, captured by Turkish pirates and sold into slavery is bought by a beautiful Princess as her toy-boy. Dressed as an odalisque, he is smu…

Short Poetry Collection 094


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This is a collection of poems recorded by LibriVox volunteers for the month of January 2011.

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto IV


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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is a lengthy narrative poem in four parts written by Lord Byron. It was published between 1812 and 1818 and is de…

Lara, A Tale


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This powerful poem narrates the fateful return of Count Lara to the British Isles after spending years abroad traveling the orient. Returni…

The Giaour


Read by Grant Hurlock


"The Giaour" is a poem by Lord Byron first published in 1813 and the first in the series of his Oriental romances. "The Giaou…

The Siege of Corinth


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In this moving poem, Byron recounts the final, desperate resistance of the Venetians on the day the Ottoman army stormed Acrocorinth: reveal…

Short Poetry Collection 139


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This is a collection of 24 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2014.

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage


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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is a lengthy narrative poem in four parts written by Lord Byron. It was published between 1812 and 1818 and is de…

Short Poetry Collection 112


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

Short Poetry Collection 095


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of February and March 2011.

Coffee Break Collection 010 - War and Conflict


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This is the tenth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in leng…

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…

United Kingdom House of Lords Speeches Collection


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This collection comprises recordings of seven historic speeches given to the UK House of Lords between 1641 and 1945. Readings are of speech…

Short Poetry Collection 096


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of April and May 2011.

Short Poetry Collection 118


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for March 2013.

When We Two Parted


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LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different recordings of When We Two Parted, by George Gordon, Lord Byron. This was the weekly poetry proj…

Short Poetry Collection 073


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This is an open collection of poems for the month of November 2008.

Short Poetry Collection 006


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 006: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Lavender Lit 101 - International LGB Literature up to 1923


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International LGB Literature up to 1923 This is a collection of 30 American and European gay, lesbian, & bisexual writers from the 16th …

Short Poetry Collection 083


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This is a collection of poems submitted by LibriVox volunteers for the months of September and October 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 101


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

Short Poetry Collection 113


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

Short Poetry Collection 081


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers during the month of July 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 025


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 025: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 023


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 023: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 097


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

Short Poetry Collection 089


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of July 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 074


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This is a collection of poems for the month of December 2008.

Short Poetry Collection 090


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of August 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 084


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This is an open collection of poems for the months of November and December 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 162


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This is a collection of 28 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2016.

Short Poetry Collection 099


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

Short Poetry Collection 080


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of June 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 108


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

Short Poetry Collection 068


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 068: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 076


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This is an open collection of poems for the month of February 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 172


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This is a collection of 38 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for September 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 055


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 055: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 188


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This is a collection of 35 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2019.

Short Poetry Collection 200


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This is a collection of 65 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 037


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 037: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 102


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

Short Poetry Collection 052


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 052: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

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…

Short Poetry Collection 026


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 026: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Lines, On Hearing That Lady Byron Was Ill


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Here is a bitterly sarcastic poem wherein a jilted Lord Byron spits out his distain for his estranged wife, Lady Byron, laying a curse upon …

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 061


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LibriVox's New Short Poetry Collection 061: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 069


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 069: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 056


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 056: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 145


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This is a collection of 30 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 205


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This is a collection of 69 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 147


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This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 202


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This is a collection of 51 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 207


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This is a collection of 70 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2020.