Narratives

The White Doe of Rylstone

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William Wordsworth


A narrative poem in seven cantos, set during the Northern Rebellion of 1569. A group of Catholic nobleman from the North of England attempt …

Captain Craig: A Book of Poems

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Edwin Arlington Robinson


This is a volume of narrative poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson. - Summary by Carolin

A Lost God

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Francis William Bourdillon


The first-century scholar and historian Plutarch tells a strange tale of sailors at sea, who heard a mysterious voice proclaiming: "Pan…

The Castled Crag of Drachenfels

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George Gordon, Lord Byron


LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Castled Crag of Drachenfels, by George Gordon, Lord Byron. This was the Fortnightly Poet…

The Corsair

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George Gordon, Lord Byron


The Corsair (1814) by Lord Byron narrates the tale of Conrad, a pirate or privateer, who was rejected by society in his youth because of his…

Queen Mab

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Percy Bysshe Shelley


Queen Mab is the first major poetic work by Percy Bysshe Shelley and serves as a foundation to his theory of revolution. It depicts a two-pr…

Two Cumberland Ballads

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John Stagg


Two narrative ballads, based on local lore, by the Cumberland poet John Stagg. In 'The Hermit of Rockcliffe', a young fugitive takes refuge …

Six lyrics from the Ruthenian of Taras Shevchenko, also The Song of the Merchan…

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Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov


Poetry by two radical poets, born in the same year, who suffered exile and punishment under the Tsarist Russian empire. Taras Shevchenko is …

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