Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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Created: 2009-11-10 12:04
Institution: Faculty of English
Description: On 23rd October 2009, the Faculty of English along with Trinity College, Cambridge, celebrated the bicentennial birthday of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Throughout the day, various members of the Faculty of English read a good portion of his poetic output. These readings were performed in the Judith E Wilson Drama Studio and also broadcast live over the Internet. They are now being made available on this site so that those who missed them on the day can listen to at their leisure.

If you have any comments or feedback about the readings, please visit our feedback form at:
http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/tennyson/t-feedback.htm
 

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00) Introduction by Professor Adrian Poole

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A brief introduction to the day of Tennyson Poetry.

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Thu 19 Nov 2009


01) Ulysses read by Prof. Robin Kirkpatrick

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Professor Robin Kirkpatrick reading Tennyson's "Ulysses".

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Fri 20 Nov 2009


02) Mariana read by Prof. Robin Kirkpatrick

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Tennyson's poem 'Mariana' read by Professor Robin Kirkpatrick.

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Fri 20 Nov 2009


03) St Simeon Stylites read by Dr Michael Hurley

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Tennyson's poem "St Simeon Stylites" read by Dr Michael Hurley

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Thu 26 Nov 2009


05.1) Additional Poems read by Professor Adrian Poole - The Charge of the Light Brigade

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We ended up with a fair bit of spare time between two sessions and rather than broadcast dead air, Professor Poole read a few poems that were not on the schedule. First, is "The...

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2009


05.2) Additional Poems read by Professor Adrian Poole - Lines on Cambridge of 1830

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We ended up with a fair bit of spare time between two sessions and rather than broadcast dead air, Professor Poole read a few poems that were not on the schedule. First, is "The...

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2009


05.3) Additional Poems read by Professor Adrian Poole - To E. FitzGerald

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We ended up with a fair bit of spare time between two sessions and rather than broadcast dead air, Professor Poole read a few poems that were not on the schedule. First, is "The...

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2009


05.4) Additional Poems read by Professor Adrian Poole - Demeter and Persephone

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We ended up with a fair bit of spare time between two sessions and rather than broadcast dead air, Professor Poole read a few poems that were not on the schedule. First, is "The...

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Tue 1 Dec 2009


06) Maud; a Monodrama read by Mr Jeremy Hardingham

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Tennyson's "Maud; a Monodrama", both parts performed by Mr Jeremy Hardingham.

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2009


07) Song of the Lotos-Eaters read by Ruth Padel

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Tennyson's "Song of the Lotos-Eaters" read by Ruth Padel

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Tue 1 Dec 2009


08) The Lady of Shalott read by Linda Bree

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Tennyson's "The Lady of Shalott" read by CUP's Linda Bree.

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Thu 3 Dec 2009


09) The Splendour Falls Read by Prof. Heather Glen

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Professor Heather Glen reading Tennyson's "The Splendour Falls".

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Thu 3 Dec 2009


10) Tears, Idle Tears read by Ruth Padel

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Ruth Padel reading Tennyson's "Tears, Idle Tears"

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Fri 4 Dec 2009


11) Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal read by Anthony Holden

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Anthony Holden reading Tennyson's "Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal"

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Fri 4 Dec 2009


12) The Eagle (A Fragment) read by Ruth Padel

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Ruth Padel reading Tennyson's "The Eagle (A Fragment)"

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Fri 4 Dec 2009


13) From "Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington" read by Lady Jane Wellesley

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Jane Wellesley reading a selection from Tennyson's "Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington"

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Tue 1 Dec 2009


14) Tithonus read by Sir Frank Kermode

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Sir Frank Kermode reading Tennyson's "Tithonus".

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Tue 1 Dec 2009


15) The Revenge: A Ballad of the Fleet read by Linda Bree

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Linda Bree reading Tennyson's "The Revenge: A Ballad of the Fleet"

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Tue 1 Dec 2009


16) In Memoriam A.H.H read by various

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In order of reading, this is Professor Adrian Poole, Professor Dame Gillian Beer, Dr Ian Patterson, Professor Angela Leighton, Dr Anna Vaninskaya, and Martin Dubois reading...

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Tue 1 Dec 2009


17) The Passing of Arthur from Idylls of the King read by various

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"The Passing of Arthur" read by Clive Wilmer (Narrator), Dr Marcus Waithe (Bedivere) and Dr Christopher Page (Arthur)

Collection: Reading Tennyson: A Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Institution: Faculty of English

Created: Tue 1 Dec 2009


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