Search Results

Agnes Grey (Version 3)

Read by Libby Gohn


Anne Brontë


Anne Bronte's semi-autobiographic novel about Agnes Grey, a young woman who becomes a governess to support her family, but finds her new car…

Emily Dickinson on Death

Read by Libby Gohn


Emily Dickinson


Emily Dickinson is one of the most intriguing of American poets. Since she grew increasingly reclusive, very few of her poems were published…

Sappho: A New Rendering

Read by Libby Gohn


Sappho


Sappho lived in the Greek-speaking Aeolian islands off the coast of Turkey. She is one of the very few female poets from antiquity. Although…

Dress Design: An Account of Costume for Artists and Dressmakers

Read by Libby Gohn


Talbot Hughes


Explanations of Western European trends in men and women's fashion from prehistoric times to the Victorian Era. (Summary by Libby Gohn)

Lancelot, or The Knight of the Cart

Read by Libby Gohn


Chrétien De Troyes


This medieval French romance is the oldest surviving work about Lancelot. When Queen Guinevere is abducted by Meleagrant, Lancelot must face…

A Group of Noble Dames

Read by Libby Gohn


Thomas Hardy


The pedigrees of our county families, arranged in diagrams on the pages of county histories, mostly appear at first sight to be as barren of…

Wessex Poems

Read by Libby Gohn


Thomas Hardy


A collection of poetry by Thomas Hardy, some of which were previously published or adapted into his prose works. - Summary by Libby Gohn

01 – Paris at the Beginning of 1792

In Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty

Read by Libby Gohn


Imbert de Saint-Amand and Imbert De Saint-Amand


Paris in 1792 is no longer what it was in 1789. In 1789, the old French society was still brilliant. The past endured beside the present. Ne…