Modern British Literature
Poetry Recordings

“I shall be a clinger to the outsides of words all my life" (48).
Virginia Woolf's The Waves (1931)


Oscar Wilde "The Withered Arm" (1888) "The Harlot's House" (1885)        
Thomas Hardy "Hap" (1898) "The Darkling Thrush" (Dec 31, 1900) "The Convergence of the Twain" (1912; 1912) "Channel Firing" (April 1914; 1914 "In Time of 'The Breaking of Nations'" (1915; 1916)  
William Butler Yeats (1890s) "When You Are Old" (1891; 1892, 1899) "The Rose of the World" (1892, 1895) "To Ireland In the Coming Times" (1893) "Cap and Bells" (1899)    
William Butler Yeats (1900s) "Adam's Curse" (Nov. 1902; 1902, 1903)          
William Butler Yeats (1910s) The Fascination of What's Difficult" (1910; 1910) "September 1913" (1913; 1913) “Easter 1916” (1916; 1916) "The Wild Swans at Coole" (1916; 1917) “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death” (1919)  
William Butler Yeats (1920s) "The Second Coming" (1919; 1920) "A Prayer for My Daughter" (Feb.-June 1919; 1919, 1921) “Meditations in Time of Civil War” (1921; 1928) “Leda and the Swan” (1923; 1924) “Sailing to Byzantium” (1926; 1927, 1928) “The Circus Animals’ Desertion” (unknown; 1939)
Siegfried Sassoon "Glory of Women" (1917; 1918) "They" (1919) "Everyone Sang" (April 1919)      
T. S. Eliot "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" (1910-11; 1915, 1917) "The Wasteland," Part 3 (1922) "Hollow Men" (1924-25)      
Langston Hughes "I Too Sing America" (1922)          
Dylan Thomas "The Force That . . ." (1933) "Fern Hill" (1937)        
W. H. Auden "Musée des Beaux Arts" (1938)          
Dylan Thomas "The Force That . . ." (1933) "Fern Hill" (1937)        
Melvin B. Tolson "An Ex Judge at the Bar" (1944)          
Amiri Baraka "The Invention of Comics" (1961)          
William Stafford "Traveling Through the Dark" (1962)          
Seamus Heaney "Punishment" (1975) "The Skunk" (1978) "The Toome Road" (1979) "The Singer's House" (1979) "In Memoriam Francis Ledwidge" (1979)  
Eaven Boland "Anorexic" (1987)          
Kate Searcy "Charles Darwin" (2007) "Intimations on the Continuing Struggle" (2007)        




"The Girl and Death" (__)
Edvard Munch



Dr. Paul Marchbanks
pmarchba@calpoly.edu