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    • The Great Poets: Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • Written by: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Bertie Carvel
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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    Idealist, atheist, outcast, political radical and, of course, poet - Percy Bysshe Shelley was, in many ways, the epitome of the Romantic artist. His poetry was an outlet for his passionately held and highly unpopular beliefs, beliefs which resulted in social exclusion, exile, and possibly even his premature death at the age of 29. His work is a monument to his convictions and to the power of the human spirit, and today it is recognized as a key contribution to Romantic literature.

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    • The Necessity of Atheism

    • Written by: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Joe Gomez
    • Length: 47 mins
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    "The Necessity of Atheism" is an essay on atheism by the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, printed in 1811 when he was a student at University College, Oxford. He argues that an educated man ought to turn away from superstition and that education is essential because religion is really about power.

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    • John Keats - A Tribute in Verse

    • Written by: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Sara Teasdale, Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    Keats. A short life but a legacy of works that few, if any, can rival. And of course his end was to be tragically Romantic. Keats was returning one night to his home in Hampstead when he coughed. He coughed a single drop of blue blood upon his hand and said, ‘I know the colour of that blood, it is arterial blood, it is my death warrant, I must die’. And so it was that tuberculosis took its slow, devastating hold.

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    • The Poetry of Wind and Rain

    • Written by: William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Gideon Wagner, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    When the wind blows and the rain lashes, our emotions can become dulled and our thoughts depressed but sometimes these swirling conditions can excite and invigorate. Whether we shut the door physically or delight in watching nature's displays, we cannot ignore the weather. It’s the natural topic of conversation for the British. Summer breezes and spring showers can elevate our senses, bringing a thump to the heart, a grin to the face and an abandon to immerse yourself in nature's ever changing wonders.

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    • The Sea - An Element in Verse: Volume 1

    • Written by: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Algernon Charles Swinburne, John Keats,
    • Narrated by: Gideon Wagner, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    The seas and oceans have a mystical power over us: From a playful day at the beach to the hysterical waves of a storm, this ever-changing element evokes both beauty and fear; its great mass, its shimmering beauty, its raging howl and all in colours from blue to grey to green and crystal clear. In these collections of verse our poets - including Tennyson, Swinburne, Keats, Shelley, and many others - explore the relationship between ourselves and the great mystical waters.

    Regular price: ₹190.00

    • Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822)

    • Written by: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 13 mins
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    This is an essay from the Favorite Essays collection.

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    • Autumn - A Season In Poetry

    • Written by: Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Butler Yeats, Henry Longfellow,
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner
    • Length: 57 mins
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    For many of us Autumn, or as the Americans would say; Fall is the season of mixed emotions. Summer's long days are replaced by a chill in the air. The colours on the trees and fields ripen to warmer hues and the harvest is brought safely home. Yet with this bounty there is the knowledge that Nature is turning her attention to the harder, colder Winter month's ahead.

    Regular price: ₹152.00

    • The Poetry of Birds

    • Written by: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Emily Dickinson, Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Sian Phillips, David Shaw-Parker
    • Length: 52 mins
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    On a summer’s day we have perhaps all wished to take flight and view life and the world from the vantage point of a clear blue sky. Our feathered friends do it as a matter of course, and in this volume some of our finest wordsmiths speak with imagination, longing and desire on their behalf.

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    • The Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • Written by: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    Shelley is one of the most revered figures in the English poetical landscape. Born on the 4th August 1792 he has, over the years, become rightly regarded as a major Romantic poet. Yet during his own lifetime little of his work was published. Publishers feared his radical views and possible charges against themselves for blasphemy and sedition. In this collection Shelley’s words are alive with intent, meaning and emotion. A true poet for all our ages. 

    Regular price: ₹170.00