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Approx. 90 Minutes
ISBN: 1-56994-415-6
UPC: 0 12233 19712 9
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The Glorious Romantics

"A good slice-of-life glimpse into the age of Romantic poets."
- School Library Journal

Starring: Neil Hunt, Stephen Lang, Nicholas Woodeson, Jean marsh, John Neville-Andrews

Written by: William Perry

Directed by Marshall Jamison

A collection of poetry from John Keats, Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley.

A lover’s delight lay in the words of Lord Byron, John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley as they caress the English language with their poetic phrases.

British actress Jean Marsh (“Upstairs, Downstairs”) complements a wonderful ensemble of actors as this charming PBS program delights in the words of romance.

John Keats: Performances in “John Keats” include: “A thing of beauty is a joy forever”, “Who kill’d John Keats”, “Epistle to Charles Cowden Clarke”, “On the Grasshopper and Cricket”, “Fancy”, “Ode to a Nightingale”, “Ode on a Grecian Urn”, “Ode to a Psyche”, “On Seeing the Elgin Marbles”, “Bright Star”, and “Adonais”.

Lord Byron: Performances in “Lord Byron” include: “Abou Ben Adhem”, “Oh You, Who in All Names Can Tickle the Town”, “Written After Swimming from Sestos to Abydos”, “Maid of Athens, Ere We Part”, “The Girl of Cadiz”, “Jacqueline”, “A Joke Versified”, “Then must I plunge again into the crowd”, “Nay smile not at my sullen brow”, “Come hither, hither, my little page!”, “Tis an old lesson”, and “On with the dance!”.

Percy Bysshe Shelley: Performances in “Percy Bysshe Shelley” include: “Jenny Kissed Me”, “Alastor”, “From peak to peak the rattling crags among”, “Cristabel”, “This morn is up again…”, “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty”, “Love’s Philosophy”, “Ozymandias”, “The Isles of Greece, the Isles of Greece!”, “Wealthy and dominion fade into the mass” and “My Thoughts”

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