Lord George Gordon Byron

The Island

Read by Elizabeth Klett

Written late in his career, Byron's narrative poem The Island tells the famous story of the mutiny on board the Bounty, and follows the muti…

Don Juan, Canto 1

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Don Juan is a long narrative poem by Byron, based very loosely on the legend of the evil seducer, Don Juan. The first and second of (eventua…


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Manfred is a dramatic poem in three acts by Lord Byron, and possibly a self confessional work. A noble, Manfred, is haunted by the memory of…

Don Juan, Cantos 13 - 16

Read by Peter Gallagher

These are the last four Cantos of his mock epic that Byron completed in the year before his death at the age of 36 in Messolonghi, Greece, w…

Don Juan, Canto 5

Read by Peter Gallagher

Juan, captured by Turkish pirates and sold into slavery is bought by a beautiful Princess as her toy-boy. Dressed as an odalisque, he is smu…

The Giaour

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"The Giaour" is a poem by Lord Byron first published in 1813 and the first in the series of his Oriental romances. "The Giaou…

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto IV

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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is a lengthy narrative poem in four parts written by Lord Byron. It was published between 1812 and 1818 and is de…

Lara, A Tale

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This powerful poem narrates the fateful return of Count Lara to the British Isles after spending years abroad traveling the orient.Returning…

The Siege of Corinth

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In this moving poem, Byron recounts the final, desperate resistance of the Venetians on the day the Ottoman army stormed Acrocorinth: reveal…

When We Two Parted

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LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different recordings of When We Two Parted, by George Gordon, Lord Byron. This was the weekly poetry proj…

Short Poetry Collection 052

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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 052: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 056

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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 056: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.