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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

An Upper Chamber In A...

Frederick Tuckerman

read by Andrew Motion

The hog, the sheep and...

Anne Finch

read by Jo Shapcott