Starting points

Not sure where to start? Who to listen to? What to read? The links below will help to get you on your way.

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Historic recordings

As well as our new recordings by contemporary poets, the Poetry Archive also contains historic recordings by poets from the past.

Hear famous voices from poetry's past.


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Emily Dickinson

Safe in their Al...
Emily Dickinson
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Emily Dickinson

There's a c...
Emily Dickinson
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Lewis Carroll

Jabberwocky
Lewis Carroll
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Lewis Carroll

The Mock Turtle...
Lewis Carroll
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Lewis Carroll

You are old, Fat...
Lewis Carroll
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