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AC 425 M32

Grade 12 Audio CD Contents

The Ant and the Grasshopper

W. Somerset Maugham

8:57

 

Unit 1 The Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Periods

 

Part 1. Tests of Courage

from Beowulf

The Beowulf Poet

Battle with Grendel

8:21

Death of Beowulf

7:34

from the Iliad

Homer

31:28

from the Exeter Book

Anonymous

The Seafarer

6:02

The Wanderer

5:42

The Wife's Lament

3:18

from A History of the English Church and People

The Venerable Bede

10:30

 

Part 2. Reflections of Everyday Life

from The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer

52:47

from The Canterbury Tales (continued)

Geoffrey Chaucer

50:18

from The Decameron Federigo's Falcon

Giovanni Boccaccio

14:07

from The Paston Letters

The Paston Family

22:36

Barbara Allan

Anonymous

2:15

Sir Patrick Spens

Anonymous

2:18

Get Up and Bar the Door

Anonymous

2:29

 

Part 3. Attempts at Perfection

from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

The Gawain Poet

24:53

from Le Morte d'Arthur

Sir Thomas Malory

27:53

from the Ramayana

Valmiki

35:20

from The Book of Margery Kempe

Margery Kempe

7:05

 

Unit 2 The English Renaissance

 

Part 1. Aspects of Love

My Lute, Awake!

Sir Thomas Wyatt

2:20

On Monsieur's Departure

Elizabeth I

1:14

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

Christopher Marlowe

1:11

The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

Sir Walter Raleigh

1:24

Sonnet 30

Edmund Spenser

:48

Sonnet 75

Edmund Spenser

:48

Sonnet 29

William Shakespeare

:51

Sonnet 116

William Shakespeare

:49

Sonnet 130

William Shakespeare

:56

Sonnet 169

Francesco Petrarch

:49

Sonnet 292

Francesco Petrarch

:55

 

Part 2. A Passion for Power

The Tragedy of Macbeth

William Shakespeare

Act 1

27:20

Act 3

25:21

Act 5

20:35

Act 2

18:43

Act 4

26:20

 

Part 3. Facing Life's Limitations

from Ecclesiastes Chapter 3

The King James Bible

1:15

Psalm 23

The King James Bible

:54

Parable of the Prodigal Son

The King James Bible

3:32

from Essays: Of Studies

Sir Francis Bacon

4:07

Of Marriage and Single Life

Sir Francis Bacon

4:25

A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning

John Donne

2:04

Holy Sonnet 10

John Donne

1:17

Meditation 17

John Donne

3:33

On My First Son

Ben Jonson

1:07

Still to Be Neat

Ben Jonson

:49

To The Virgins, to Make Much of Time

Robert Herrick

:44

To His Coy Mistress

Andrew Marvell

2:41

To Lucasta, Going to the Wars

Richard Lovelace

:32

from the Rubaiyat

Omar Khayydm

2:05

How Soon Hath Time

John Milton

1:01

When I Consider How My Light is Spent

John Milton

1:15

from Paradise Lost

John Milton

18:35

Female Orations

Margaret Cavendish

10:36

 

Unit 3 The Restoration and Enlightenment

 

Part 1. Views of Society

from The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys

18:58

from An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope

1:19

Epigrams from An Essay on Criticism

Alexander Pope

3:21

The Acorn and the Pumpkin

Jean de LaFontaine

1:45

The Value of Knowledge

Jean de LaFontaine

2:00

from The Spectator

Joseph Addison

6:51

from Letters to His Son

Philip Stanhope, Lord Chesterfield

14:20

Letter to Her Daughter

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

11:46

 

Part 2. Arguments for Change

from An Academy for Women

Daniel Defoe

8:31

from Gulliver's Travels: A Voyage to Lilliput, A Vovage to Brobdingnag

Jonathan Swift

43:00

A Modest Proposal

Jonathan Swift

20:02

from Candide

Voltaire

12:06

from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Mary Wollstonecraft

17:48

 

Part 3. Revelations about Human Nature

from The Rambler: On Spring

Samuel Johnson

11:04

from The Idler: On Idleness

Samuel Johnson

7:27

from The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell

12:35

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray

8:53

from The Diary and Letters of Madame d' Arblay

Fanny Burney

10:53

from Memoirs of Madame Vigee-Lebrun

Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun

29:01

 

Unit 4 The Flowering of Romanticism

 

Part 1. Seeking Truth

William Blake

The Lamb

1:04

The Tyger

1:15

The Little Boy Lost

:30

The Fly

:35

The Little Boy Found

:29

The Sick Rose

:21

William Wordsworth

Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802

1:06

It Is a Beauteous Evening

1:10

The World Is Too Much with Us

1:05

I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud

1:32

Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey

9:38

Haiku

Matsuo Basho and Kobayashi Issa

:59

from the Grasmere Journals

Dorothy Wordsworth

2:47

Kubla Kahn

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

2:53

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

30:51

 

Part 2. Embracing the Imagination

She Walks in Beauty

George Gordon, Lord Byron

1:04

When We Two Parted

George Gordon, Lord Byron

1:24

from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

George Gordon, Lord Byron

4:09

Ozymandias

Percy Bysshe Shelley

:59

Ode to the West Wind

Percy Bysshe Shelley

4:04

To a Skylark

Percy Bysshe Shelley

3:59

The Lotus-Blossom Cowers

Heinrich Heine

:37

Ode on a Grecian Urn

John Keats

2:58

To Autumn

John Keats

:52

When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be

John Keats

:57

Bright Star, Would I Were Steadfast As Thou Art

John Keats

1:56

 

Unit 5 The Victorians

 

Part 1. Personal Relationships

Alfred, Lord Tennyson24

The Lady of Shalott

7:30

from In Memoriam

3:19

Ulysses

3:59

Crossing the Bar

:59

My Last Duchess

Robert Browning

3:10

Porphyria's Lover

Robert Browning

2:52

Sonnet 43

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

1:09

A Warning Against Passion

Charlotte Bronte

6:32

Christmas Storms and Sunshine

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

33:26

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King

Mary E. Coleridge

19:21

The Miracle of Purun Bhagat

Rudyard Kipling

38:10

What Men Live By

Leo Tolstoy

47:56

 

Part 2. New Voices, New Directions

Dover Beach

Matthew Arnold

2:29

To Marguerite--Continued

Matthew Arnold

1:33

Pied Beauty

Gerard Manley Hopkins

:57

Spring and Fall: To a Young Child

Gerard Manley Hopkins

:52

The Man He Killed

Thomas Hardy

1:08

Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?

Thomas Hardy

2:02

The Convergence of the Twain

Thomas Hardy

2:18

When I Was One-and-Twenty

A. E. Housman

:49

To an Athlete Dying Young

A. E. Housman

1:34

1996

Rabindranath Tagore

1:50

 

Unit 6 Emergigng Modernism

 

Part 1. New Images of Reality

The Second Coming

William Butler Yeats

1:27

Sailing to Byzantium

William Butler Yeats

2:02

The Rising of the Moon

Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory

16:38

The Rocking-Horse Winner

D. H. Lawrence

38:11

Araby

James Joyce

16:29

A Cup of Tea

Katherine Mansfield

19:59

The Duchess and the Jeweller

Virginia Woolf

17:41

Musee des Beaux Arts

W. H. Auden

1:07

The Unknown Citizen

W. H. Auden

1:40

What I Expected

Stephen Spender

1:15

Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night

Dylan Thomas

1:02

In My Craft or Sullen Art

Dylan Thomas

:43

Writing

Octavio Paz

1:13

Escritura

Octavio Paz

1:27

 

Part 2. Shocking Realities

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death

William Butler Yeats

1:02

The Soldier

Rupert Brooke

1:14

Dreamers

Siegfried Sassoon

:47

from Testament of Youth

Vera Brittain

26:50

from The Speeches, May 19, 1940

Winston Churchill

9:37

from Night

Elie Wiesel

8:31

Words and Behavior

Aldous Huxley

27:49

The Demon Lover

Elizabeth Bowen

18:55

A Hanging

George Orwell

14:30

 

Unit 7 Contemporary Voices

 

Part 1. Appearance and Reality

At the Pitt-Rivers

Penelope Lively

15:39

The First Year of My Life

Muriel Spark

16:46

The Moment

Margaret Atwood

1:04

Digging

Seamus Heaney

1:42

The Horses

Ted Hughes

2:38

In Music

Czeslaw Milosz

1:21

The Frog Prince

Stevie Smith

1:52

Not Waving but Drowning

Stevie Smith

:32

 

Part 2. Culture and Conflict

The Distant Past

William Trevor

24:19

Civil Peace

Chinua Achebe

12:47

Telephone Conversation

Wole Soyinka

2:46

from Midsummer

Derek Wolcott

1:35

Six Feet of the Country

Nadine Gordimer

30:22