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Poetry
that appears in Beauty and the Beast



This is the poetry that was featured in Beauty and the Beast. Most of these can be found on the CD Of Love and Hope therefore all copyright goes to Republic Pictures. Click on the name to read the poem.

Matthew Arnold: Longing
E. E. Cummings: Somewhere I Have Never Travelled
Robert Frost: Acquainted with the Night
George Gordon, Lord Byron: She Walks In Beauty
Ranier Maria Rilke: Letters To A Young Poet (excerpt)
Ranier Maria Rilke: Love-Song
Ranier Maria Rilke: This Is the Creature
Ranier Maria Rilke: You Darkness
William Shakespeare: Sonnnet #CXVI
William Shakespeare: Sonnet #XXIX
Percy Bysshe Shelley: I Arise from the Dreams of Thee
William Wordsworth: Composed on Westminster Bridge
William Wordsworth: Ode-Intimations of Immortality...


These were quoted on the show but are not on the CD. Not all the poetry is here, simply my favorites.


William Henley: Invictus
Thomas Moore: She Is Far From The Land
Christina Rosetti: Remember
Percy Bysshe Shelley: Ozymandias
Alfred, Lord Tennyson: The Lady of Shallott


Here are the lyrics to the famous love song The First Time I Loved Forever.


Melanie Safka/Lee Holdridge: The First Time I Loved Forever






Authors


These are the authors and their books that were quoted from or alluded to in the show. These are not a link but if you want more information go to Amazon.com.



L. Frank Baum: The Wizard of Oz

Charlotte Bronte: Jane Eyre

Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations

Kenneth Grahame: The Wind in the Willows

Anthony Hope Hawkins: The Prisoner of Zenda

Homer: The Iliad, The Odyssey

Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Rudyard Kipling: Just So Stories (The Phantom Rickshaw)

Jack London: The Call of the Wild, White Fang

Sir Thomas Malory: Le Morte d'Arthur

William Shakespeare: As You Like It, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, King Henry IV (part I),King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night


J.R.R. Tolkien: The Hobbit

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Margery Williams: The Velveteen Rabbit







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