Read by Richard Mitchley & Ghizela Rowe (Unabridged: 1hr 13mins)
Featuring poems by Matthew Arnold, Lewis Carroll, GK Chesterton, Elizabeth Barrett Browning & others.
Victorian Poetry – Volume 1 - An Introduction. Victoria’s reign was long and presided over the restless expansion of the British Empire and reams of creative genius. Within these volumes we can bring only a glimpse of the richness, beauty and words of their poets and their musings on this remarkable age.
Many are world renowned – Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Kipling, Austin, Hopkins, Hardy and Swinburne. Some almost forgotten – Patmore, Newbolt, Synge. And some barely noted – Lyall, Meynell and Merdeith. But together they encompass a great poetical age. In Volume 1 we collect together Matthew Arnold to Elizabeth Gaskell.