Perhaps the most universally admired poem of this type. Written in 1595, Epithalamion is a poem written specifically for a bride.
Baptista, a rich Paduan merchant, announces that his fair young daughter, Bianca, will remain unwed until her older sister, Katharina, a hellish shrew, has wed. An unabridged cast performance of Shakespeare's comedy about the courtship of Petruchio, a gentleman of Verona, and Katherina, the headstrong, obdurate shrew.
Here are 24 of Yeats' finest poems, read by Siobhan McKenna, V.C. Clinton-Baddeley, Cyril Cusack, and Michael MacLiammoir.
Volume five in this series of timeless poetry for moments of reflection and contemplation. The masters of literature brought together on this unique album. Read by Claire Bloom, Max Adrian, Anthony Quayle & Michael MacLiammoir.
This epic poem by Edmund Spenser is the longest poem in the English language. It is an allegorical work, written in praise of Queen Elizabeth I. Michael MacLiammoir reads a selection from Book III.
"A stirring, high-soaring epic fantasy performance"