Narratives

La Divina Comedia - Infierno

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Dante Alighieri


La Divina Comedia (también conocida como La Comedia) es un poema teológico escrito por Dante Alighieri. Se desconoce la fecha …

The Rape of the Lock

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Alexander Pope


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…

Evangeline

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Evangeline is one of Longfellow’s most popular poems and was once a great favorite with the American people. For many years almost every sch…

The Courtship of Miles Standish

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


During the late nineteenth century and until the middle of the twentieth, many elementary classrooms in America featured (along with a Gilbe…

The Lays of Ancient Rome

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


The Lays of Ancient Rome comprise four narrative poems comprised by Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay: recalling popular episodes from Roman hi…

Samson Agonistes

Read by Martin Geeson


John Milton


“The Sun to me is darkAnd silent as the Moon,When she deserts the nightHid in her vacant interlunar cave.”Milton composes his last extended …

La Cautiva

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Esteban Echeverría


La Cautiva es un poema narrativo épico, publicado originalmente en 1837. Se considera la obra más representativa del romantici…

Fausto

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Estanislao del Campo


En este tradicional poema de la literatura gauchesca argentina, el gaucho Anastasio "el Pollo" se encontró con su amigo Lag…

The Lord of the Isles

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Sir Walter Scott


In stunning narrative poetry, the story begins during the time when Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick has been hunted out of Scotland into exile…

The Wanderings of Oisin

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William Butler Yeats


This narrative poem is composed in three parts, and consists of a dialogue between the aged Irish hero Oisín and St. Patrick. Oison…

The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp

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William Henry Davies


The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp is an autobiography published in 1908 by the Welsh poet and writer W. H. Davies (1871–1940). A large part…

Balder Dead (version 2)

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Matthew Arnold


The poem begins with the beloved god Balder, thought to be invulnerable, dead at the hands of the inoffensive blind god Hoder, in a game. L…

The Raven and The Philosophy Of Composition

Read by David Wales


Edgar Allan Poe


Poe’s famous narrative poem and the author’s reflections on its composition. (David Wales)

The Lay of the Last Minstrel

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Sir Walter Scott


An aging minstrel seeks who hospitality at Newark Castle and in recompense tells a tale of a sixteenth-century Border feud. In the poem, Lad…

Casey at the Bat

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Ernest Lawrence Thayer


LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Casey at the Bat by Ernst Lawrence Thayer. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Decemb…

Amor y Gloria (The Bride of Triermain)

Read by Victor Villarraza


Sir Walter Scott


The Bride of Triermain es un poema narrativo en tres cantos escrito por Sir Walter Scott, publicado anónimamente en 1813. Situado en …

Sohrab and Rustum: An Episode

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Matthew Arnold


A young soldier born among Tartars but sired by the mighty Persian lord Rustum, serves in the Tartar army, seeking his great father. To this…

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