18 April 2012

Watch and Listen: multimedia poetry and plays in Literature Online (LION)

Discover the delights of hearing poetry voiced by the poets themselves, or other poets; or Shakepeare's plays read by noted actors, such as David Tennant, Niamh Cusack and Sir John Gielgud.

Added sound effects and music bring the plays further to life.

Literature Online (LION), which hosts 27 literature databases, and more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, also contains the following multimedia content:
882 video clips of poets reading their own and other poets’ works 

Shakespeare Audio Plays
Fully dramatised, unabridged audio recordings of each of Shakespeare’s 38 plays

922 links to poetry readings at The Poetry Archive

Enjoy!

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