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A tour of the Archive with Louise Joy

Since I spend much of my time rooting around in the eighteenth century, this is where I headed first. Hearing poems...

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Enjoy new recordings of classic poems from the past read by contemporary poets

Felix Randal

Gerard Manley Hopkins

read by Mimi Khalvati

A satirical elegy on the...

Jonathan Swift

read by Jean Sprackland