Works

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  • 'A Red, Red Rose'

    Created by: Robert Burns

    A poem by Robert Burns (1759-1796). Towards the end of his short life, Burns contributed many songs to James Johnson’s T...

  • 'Anthem for Doomed Youth'

    Created by: Wilfred Owen

    ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’ is a poem by the British poet Wilfred Owen, drafted at Craiglockhart War Hospital near Edinbur...

  • Ariel

    Created by: Sylvia Plath

    Ariel is a posthumously published collection of poetry by the American poet Sylvia Plath: her second, after The Colossus...

  • Aurora Leigh

    Created by: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) completed this controversial nine-book novel in blank verse form in 1856. It was...

  • Beowulf

    Created by: anonymous

    Beowulf is the longest epic poem in Old English, the language spoken in Anglo-Saxon England before the Norman Conquest....

  • Birthday Letters

    Created by: Ted Hughes

    Birthday Letters, a collection of 88 poems by the British poet Ted Hughes, was published to public and critical acclaim ...

  • Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

    Created by: Lord Byron

    A poem in Spenserian stanzas by Lord Byron (1788-1824), Cantos I and II appeared in 1812, Canto III in 1816 and Canto IV...

  • 'Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 18...

    Created by: William Wordsworth

    ‘Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802’ is a sonnet by William Wordsworth (1770-1850) describing London an...

  • Don Juan

    Created by: Lord Byron

    Lord Byron’s (1788-1824) entertaining mock-epic version of the famous Don Juan legend (1819-24) proved highly controvers...

  • 'Dulce et Decorum Est'

    Created by: Wilfred Owen

    ‘Dulce et Decorum Est’ is a poem by the British poet Wilfred Owen, drafted at Craiglockhart War Hospital near Edinburgh ...

  • Goblin Market and other Poems ('Remember', 'Goblin...

    Created by: Christina Rossetti

    Goblin Market and Other Poems was Christina Rossetti's (1830-1894) first volume of poetry, published in 1862. It contain...

  • Hyperion

    Created by: John Keats

    Both Hyperion and the revised version The Fall of Hyperion are unfinished allegorical poems. The drafts were written by...

  • 'I wandered lonely as a cloud'

    Created by: William Wordsworth

    A lyric poem inspired by an event on 15 April 1802, when William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy came across a “long b...

  • 'In Memoriam A H H'

    Created by: Alfred Lord Tennyson

    A poignant tribute to Arthur Henry Hallam, this poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1882) was written between 1833 and 18...

  • 'Kubla Khan'

    Created by: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    A poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), published 1816. Coleridge composed ‘Kubla Khan; Or, A Vision in a Dream’ ...