Narratives

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto IV

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George Gordon, Lord Byron


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…

The Bridal of Triermain

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Sir Walter Scott


Scott's The Bridal of Triermain is a rhymed, romantic, narrative poem which weaves together elements of popular English legend using dramati…

The Siege of Corinth

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George Gordon, Lord Byron


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

Fairy Realm: A Collection Of The Favourite Old Tales Told in Verse

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Tom Hood


Here are five of the most loved Fairy Tales retold in verse by the English humourist and writer, Tom Hood (1835 - 1874). The tales are; The …

Impresiones y paisajes

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Federico García Lorca


Libro de viajes de Federico García Lorca, donde recoge sus impresiones y pensamientos íntimos ante la contemplación de …

Jim of the Hills - A Story in Rhyme

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C. J. Dennis


Jim, an axe-man for a sawmill, who is a hard-knuckled, two-fisted fighting man when he has to be, but is shy around women, longs to find a w…

The Song of Hugh Glass

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John Neihardt


This poem tells a story that begins in 1823 - just after the Leavenworth campaign against the Arikara Indians - and follows an expedition of…

The Battle of Marathon

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning


The Battle of Marathon is a rhymed, dramatic, narrative-poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Written in 1820, it retells powerfully The Battl…

The Borough

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George Crabbe


English village life and villagers in the east of England in the late 1700’s and early 1800s—is the subject of The Borough. George Crabbe …

Mein blaues Buch

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Hermann Löns


Mein blaues Buch ist eine Sammlung von Balladen und Romanzen, welche 1909 erschien. Löns war leidenschaftlicher Jäger und gerne in…

The Last Buccaneer

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Last Buccaneer by Thomas Babbington Macaulay. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for …

Dymer

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C. S. Lewis


This is a narrative poem written by C.S. Lewis, begun in his teen years and published when he was a tutor at Oxford. It appeared in print un…

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