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The Poetry App

By Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation

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Great poetry read aloud by great actors.

The Poetry App will draw you into a parallel universe of over 100 poems from sixteen of the greatest poets of all time, accompanied by video and audio narrations from over 30 world class actors and performers including Juliet Stevenson, Bob Geldof, Simon Callow, Dominic West and Roger Moore.

For the poetry lover - enjoy a wide selection of great poems, chosen by Josephine Hart and explained through her essays and introductions.

For the poetry novice - explore the power of poetry through the narrations of world-class actors.

Read poetry from 16 of the greatest poets through the ages
Listen and watch powerful narrations by over 30 world class actors and performers
Read in-depth introductions and essays by Josephine Hart on each poet and their poems
Create your own poems with the ability to record your own narration
Share everything through Email, Twitter and Facebook
New favourites library – allows you to download audio and videos for viewing without and Internet connection. Download your favourite poems and take them with you anywhere.

Remember, however, that not everything is what it seems and additional content has been hidden throughout the app such as Bob Geldof readings and interviews with Josephine Hart and Jeremy Irons.

What's New in Version 1.9.1

iOS 7 Compatibility
Tracking SDK updated

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Customer Reviews

Needs More Poets

This is a very cool app for poetry lovers! But where is Langston Hughes? And Edgar Allen Poe?!? I would like to see many more authors on here. Any idea when that might happen?

Seriously needs poet updates.

What kind of poetry app doesn't have Poe? Seems to be using more obscure poets and not enough of the more well known poems/poets.


Needs more poets but all around is amazing

The Poetry App
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  • Free
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: Oct 08, 2013
  • Version: 1.9.1
  • Size: 117 MB
  • Languages: English, German
  • Seller: The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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