The Divine Comedy audiobook by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882). The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened "Divina" by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval world-view of the afterlife, it establishes Read more [...]
Don Juan audiobook by Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824) Don Juan is a long narrative poem by Byron, based very loosely on the legend of the evil seducer, Don Juan. The first and second of (eventually) seventeen Cantos composed during Byron's self-imposed exile from England appeared, anonymously, in July 1819 and were greeted with scandal, condemnation, admiration and hilarity. Modern critics generally consider the self-proclaimed 'epic', which remained incomplete at Byron's death, to be Read more [...]
Poems Every Child Should Know (audiobook) edited by Mary E. Burt (1850-1918) This anthology of poetry, published in 1904, contains such favorites as The Raven, My Shadow, and The Village Blacksmith, as well as many lovely poems that may be unfamiliar. Most of the poems in this collection are short enough for children to memorize. Read more [...]
Lullaby (Audio Book)
by Louisa May Alcott (1832 — 1888)
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Lullaby by Louisa May Alcott. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 4th, 2009.
Short Poetry Collection Librivox's Short Poetry Collection: a collection of public-domain poems. Read more [...]