Wednesday, August 4, 2010

... and not to yield

UBS has a fabulous series of short readings from the greatest literature, by some of the greatest actors of our day.

John Gielgud, Alfred Lord Tennyson's Ulysses:

What got this all started, Ben Kingsley, Shelley's Ozymandias:

And my favorite, Alan Bates, William Earnest Henley's Invictus:

There are a couple dozen. You can do much, much worse than spending a half hour here.

1 comment:

NotClauswitz said...

I can recite most of Kubla Kahn, ...where Alph the sacred river ran, through caverns measureless to man, down to a sunless sea...