A Poetry Archive recording by

Tony Harrison

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "Thomas Campey and the Copernican System"

  • 2 -
    "The Pocket Wars of Peanuts Joe"

  • 3 -
    "The Bedbug"

  • 4 -
    "Guava Libre"

  • 5 -
    "Prague Spring"

  • 6 -
    "The Nuptial Torches"

  • 7 -
    "'Flying down to Rio'"

  • 8 -
    "Heredity"

  • 9 -
    "On Not Being Milton"

  • 10 -
    "Classics Society"

  • 11 -
    "National Trust"

  • 12 -
    "Them & [uz]"

  • 13 -
    "Book Ends"

  • 14 -
    "Isolation"

  • 15 -

  • 16 -
    "Marked with D."

  • 17 -
    "The Icing Hand"

  • 18 -
    "Timer"

  • 19 -
    "Under the Clock"

  • 20 -
    "Gaps"

  • 21 -
    "Initial Illumination"

  • 22 -
    "A Cold Coming"

  • 23 -
    "Legal Ruling"

  • 24 -
    "The Cycles of Donji Vakuf"

  • 25 -
    "Noah's Sacrifice"

  • 26 -
    "Fig on the Tyne"

  • 27 -
    "The Krieg Anthology (extracts)"

  • 28 -
    "Shrapnel"


Select bibliography

  • The Loiners, London Magazine Editions, 1970
  • The Misanthrope (translator), Rex Collings, 1973
  • From the School of Eloquence and Other Poems, Rex Collings, 1981
  • A Kumquat for John Keats, Bloodaxe, 1981
  • Continuous (50 Sonnets from the School of Eloquence and Other Poems), Rex Collings, 1981
  • The Oresteia (adaptation), Collings, 1981
  • V, Bloodaxe, 1985
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  • Square Rounds, Faber and Faber, 1992
  • The Gaze of the Gorgon, Bloodaxe, 1992
  • Black Daisies for the Bride, Faber and Faber, 1993
  • Selected Poems, Penguin, 1995
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  • The Shadow of Hiroshima and Other Film/Poems, Faber and Faber, 1995
  • Plays(Contents: Poetry or Bust; The Kaisers of Carnuntum; The Labourers of Herakles) Faber and Faber, 1996
  • Plays 3 (Contents: 'Poetry or Bust'; 'Kaisers of Carnuntum'; 'Labourers of Herakles'), Faber and Faber, 1996
  • Plays 1 (Contents: 'The Nativity'; 'The Passion'; 'Doomsday') Faber and Faber, 1999
  • Laureate's Block and Other Occasional Poems, Penguin 2000
  • Plays 2 (Contents: 'The Prince's Play'; 'The Misanthrope'; 'Phaedra Britannica') Faber and Faber, 2002
  • Plays 4 (Translator; contents: 'The Oresteaia'; 'The Common Chorus') Faber and Faber, 2002
  • Plays 5(Contents: 'The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus'; 'Square Rounds') Faber and Faber, 2004
  • Under the Clock, Penguin 2005
  • Selected Poems Penguin, 2006
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  • Collected Poems, Viking, 2007
  • Tony Harrison Reading from his poems, The Poetry Archive, 2007
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  • Collected Film Poetry, Faber and Faber, 2007
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