Classic Poetry Aloud gives voice to poetry through podcast recordings of the great poems of the past. Our library of poems is intended as a resource for anyone interested in reading and listening to poetry. For us, it's all about the listening, and how hearing a poem can make it more accessible, as well as heightening its emotional impact. See more at: www.classicpoetryaloud.com
December 20th, 2007
Episode 97 of 608 episodes
This episode marks the 100th reading on Classic Poetry Aloud. We look at Wendy Cope and copyright, and dedicate the episode to librarians and those that use libraries. We feature (with the poet's permission) a reading of '30th December'. For Wendy Cope's comments on copyright, see: http://books.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,2223830,00.html For her own readings of her verse: http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/singlePoet.do?poetId=5677 Wendy Cope’s books include: If I Don't Know, Faber & Faber, 2001 Serious Concerns, Faber & Faber, 1992 Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, Faber & Faber, 1986 Thanks for listening. Comments and requests to: classicpoetryaloud [at] yahoo.co.uk
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