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Edward Thomas - Selected Poems

Synopsis
A collection of works by the celebrated First World War poet Edward Thomas (1878-1917). The 25-poem selection includes ‘Adlestrop’, ‘Roads’ and ‘In Memoriam [Easter 1915]', plus a complete and unabridged reading of ‘The War Diary of Edward Thomas’. Read by Barnaby Edwards.
The full contents include:
POEMS:
A Private * Adlestrop * As the team’s head brass * Blenheim Oranges * Bugle Call * Cock-Crow * Digging [1] * Digging [2] * February Afternoon [Sonnet 2] * Fifty Faggots * In Memoriam [Easter 1915] * Last Poem [The Sorrow of true love] * Lights Out * Man and Dog * October * Out in the dark * Rain * Roads * Swedes * Thaw * The Chalk Pit * The Cherry Trees * The New House * The Owl * This is no case of petty right or wrong

BONUS MATERIAL:
The War Diary of Edward Thomas, 1 January-8 April 1917
(an unabridged reading by Barnaby Edwards)

'October’, ‘Rain, Midnight Rain’ and ‘England beautiful’
(three incidental music suites by Howard Carter)
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2010
Notes
INTERVIEW WITH BARNABY EDWARDS IN VF 80
Subjects
English language and literature
Keywords
World War 1; poetry - 20th century; Wrold War 1 poets

Online availability

URI
http://www.bigfinish.com/textbook-stuff
Delivery
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Credits

Director
Barnaby Edwards
Writer
Edward Thomas (2)
Music
Howard Carter
Contributor
Barnaby Edwards

Distributor

Name

Textbook Stuff

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Notes
A subsidiary of Big Finish (qv)

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