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<P>A rare and thrilling listening experience. A choice gathering of some of the twentieth century's greatest poetry... read by the century's greatest poets - here available on CD</P><P>A reawakened love for the sound of poetry has made modern poems subtly different from the poems of the eighteenth and nineteenth centures. We have only to listen to these poets reading their own works to know how important their interpretations are to a full comprehension of their poems. The ministerial intonations of Eliot, the passionate orchestrations of Thomas, the very very precise formulations of Cummings, the easy conversational inflection of Frost are integral, lending subtle clarifications which go beyond the printed page.</P><P>The fact that this recording includes the voice of Yeats is something of a miracle. In the early 1930's, when the thought of recording poets occurred to few, Yeats himself made several recordings for radio broadcast. By sheer luck, an unmutilated copy was preserved; and now the rich and melodious voice can be heard by a new generation.</P><P>The Caedmon Poetry Collection eliminates the struggle for perfect communication between author and reader. Just listen and you'll understand...</P> <P>Contents: </P>CD 1: <BR><B>William Butler Yeats</B> <BR>The Song of the Old Mother<BR> The Lake Isle of Innisfree<BR> <B>W.H. Auden </B> <BR>In Memory of W.B. Yeats<BR><B>Dylan Thomas </B> <BR>A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child In London<BR>Fern Hill<BR>Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night<BR><B>Galway Kinnell</B> <BR>The Dead Shall Be Raised Incorruptible<BR><B>Edith Sitwell </B> <BR>Still Falls the Rain<BR><B>Murial Rukeyser </B> <BR>The Speed of Darkness<BR><B>May Swenson</B> <BR>The DNA Molecule<BR><B>Robert Graves </B> <BR>Poem to My Son<BR><B>Randall Jarrell </B> <BR>Eighth Air Force<BR><B>Philip Levine </B> <BR>To My God in His Sickness<BR><B>Archibald MacLeish </B> <BR>Epistle to Be Left in the Earth<BR><B>W.S. Merwin </B> <BR>The Last One<BR><B>Anne Sexton </B> <BR>Divorce, Thy Name is Woman<BR>Little Girl, My String Bean, My Lovely Woman<BR><B>Carl Sandburg</B> <BR>The Windy City<BR>Fog<BR> </P>CD 2: <BR><B>William Carlos Williams</B><BR> The Seafarer<BR><B>E.E. Cummings </B> <BR>darling because my blood can sing<BR>if everything that happens can't be done<BR><B>Joseph Brodsky </B> <BR>Nature Morte<BR><B>Robert Frost </B><BR>The Road Not Taken<BR>After Apple Picking<BR><B>Derek Walcott</B> <BR>Omeros, Book 1, Chapter1<BR><B>Marianne Moore </B> <BR> What Are Years<BR><B>Stephen Spendor</B> <BR>Seascape<BR><B>Robert Lowell </B> <BR> Skunk Hour<BR><B>Conrad Aiken</B> <BR>Tetelestai<BR><B>Gertrude Stein</B> <BR>If I Told Him: A Completed Portrait ofPicasso<BR><B>Richard Wilbur </B> <BR>Love Calls Us to the Things of This World <BR><B>Sylvia Plath </B> <BR> The Thin People<BR><B>Robert Penn Warren</B> <BR> Sirocco<BR> American Portrait: Old Style<BR><P>CD 3: </P><B>Pablo Neruda</B><BR>Arte Poetica <BR> <B>May Sarton </B> <BR> Old Lovers at the Ballet<BR><B>Richard Eberhart </B><BR> The Groundhog<BR><B>Stephen Vincent Benet </B><BR> Litany for Dictatorships<BR><B>James Agee </B> <BR> White Mane<BR><B>Ezra Pound </B> <BR> Moeurs Contemporaines <BR><B>Wallce Stevens </B> <BR> The Idea Of Order At Key West<BR><B>Margarett Atwood </B> <BR> The Animals in That Country<BR><B>T.S. Eliot</B> <BR> The Wasteland <BR>

Synopsis:

The Caedmon Poetry Collection is an exceptional audio anthology of some of the twentieth centurys greatest poems, read by the poets who wrote them.

Featuring rare recordings of William Butler Yeats reading “The Song of the Old Mother” and “The Lake Isle of Innisfree,” e.e. cummings reciting “darling! because my blood can sing,” and more than two dozen classics, this three-CD collection is a listening experience beyond compare.

Listeners will delight in hearing these preeminent poets, both contemporary and past, reading their own work the way it was intended.

Synopsis:

A rare and thrilling listening experience. A choice gathering of some of the twentieth century's greatest poetry... read by the century's greatest poets - here available on CD

A reawakened love for the sound of poetry has made modern poems subtly different from the poems of the eighteenth and nineteenth centures. We have only to listen to these poets reading their own works to know how important their interpretations are to a full comprehension of their poems. The ministerial intonations of Eliot, the passionate orchestrations of Thomas, the very very precise formulations of Cummings, the easy conversational inflection of Frost are integral, lending subtle clarifications which go beyond the printed page.

The fact that this recording includes the voice of Yeats is something of a miracle. In the early 1930's, when the thought of recording poets occurred to few, Yeats himself made several recordings for radio broadcast. By sheer luck, an unmutilated copy was preserved; and now the rich and melodious voice can be heard by a new generation.

The Caedmon Poetry Collection eliminates the struggle for perfect communication between author and reader. Just listen and you'll understand...

Contents:

CD 1:
William Butler Yeats
The Song of the Old Mother
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
W.H. Auden
In Memory of W.B. Yeats
Dylan Thomas
A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child In London
Fern Hill
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Galway Kinnell
The Dead Shall Be Raised Incorruptible
Edith Sitwell
Still Falls the Rain
Murial Rukeyser
The Speed of Darkness
May Swenson
The DNA Molecule
Robert Graves
Poem to My Son
Randall Jarrell
Eighth Air Force
Philip Levine
To My God in His Sickness
Archibald MacLeish
Epistle to Be Left in the Earth
W.S. Merwin
The Last One
Anne Sexton
Divorce, Thy Name is Woman
Little Girl, My String Bean, My Lovely Woman
Carl Sandburg
The Windy City
Fog

CD 2:
William Carlos Williams
The Seafarer
E.E. Cummings
darling! because my blood can sing
if everything that happens can't be done
Joseph Brodsky
Nature Morte
Robert Frost
The Road Not Taken
After Apple Picking
Derek Walcott
Omeros, Book 1, Chapter1
Marianne Moore
What Are Years
Stephen Spendor
Seascape
Robert Lowell
Skunk Hour
Conrad Aiken
Tetelestai
Gertrude Stein
If I Told Him: A Completed Portrait of Picasso
Richard Wilbur
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
Sylvia Plath
The Thin People
Robert Penn Warren
Sirocco
American Portrait: Old Style

CD 3:

Pablo Neruda
Arte Poetica
May Sarton
Old Lovers at the Ballet
Richard Eberhart
The Groundhog
Stephen Vincent Benet
Litany for Dictatorships
James Agee
White Mane
Ezra Pound
Moeurs Contemporaines
Wallce Stevens
The Idea Of Order At Key West
Margarett Atwood
The Animals in That Country
T.S. Eliot
The Wasteland

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Deliciously terrifying short short tales and creepy illustrations by an exceptional collection of writers and illustrators.

Nadia Aguiar, M.T. Anderson, Katherine Applegate, Margaret Atwood, Avi, Holly Black, Pseudonymous Bosch, Libba Bray, Lisa Brown, Michael Connelly, Mark Crilley, Joseph Delaney, Dan Ehrenhaft, Carson Ellis, Neil Gaiman, Jack Gantos, Tom Genrich, Stacey Godiner, Carol Gorman, Alan Gratz, Josh Greenhut, Adele Griffin, Dan Gutman, Brett Helquist, Erin Hunter, Angela Johnson, Aliza Kellerman, Faye Kellerman, M. E. Kerr, Jon Klassen, Alice Kuipers, Jonathan Lethem, Gail Carson Levine, Lesley Livingston, Dean Lorey, Gregory Maguire, Stephen Marche, Melissa Marr, Alison McGhee, Brad Meltzer, Sienna Mercer, Lauren Myracle, Jenny Nimmo, Joyce Carol Oates, Ken Oppel, James Patterson, Mich&egrave;le Perry, Yvonne Prinz, Francine Prose, Vladimir Radunsky, Chris Raschka, Aaron Renier, Adam Rex, David Rich, Richard Sala, Jon Scieszka, Brian Selznick, Arthur Slade, Abi Slone, Lane Smith, Lemony Snicket, Sonya Sones, Jerry Spinelli, David Stahler Jr., R. L. Stine, Allan Stratton, Tui T. Sutherland, Mariko Tamaki, Sarah L. Thomson, Frank Viva, Ayelet Waldman, Sarah Weeks, Gloria Whelan, Barry Yourgrau

Product Details

ISBN:
9780694522781
Author:
Caedmon's Audio
Publisher:
Harper Collins
Author:
Various
Author:
Various, Various
Author:
by Various
Author:
Tbd
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Talking book collection.
Subject:
English poetry -- 20th century.
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Edition Description:
Audio
Abridged:
Y
Series Volume:
no. 51
Publication Date:
20000426
Binding:
Book
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.41x5.95x1.20 in. .51 lbs.
Media Run Time:
210 Minutes

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"Synopsis" by , The Caedmon Poetry Collection is an exceptional audio anthology of some of the twentieth centurys greatest poems, read by the poets who wrote them.

Featuring rare recordings of William Butler Yeats reading “The Song of the Old Mother” and “The Lake Isle of Innisfree,” e.e. cummings reciting “darling! because my blood can sing,” and more than two dozen classics, this three-CD collection is a listening experience beyond compare.

Listeners will delight in hearing these preeminent poets, both contemporary and past, reading their own work the way it was intended.

"Synopsis" by , A rare and thrilling listening experience. A choice gathering of some of the twentieth century's greatest poetry... read by the century's greatest poets - here available on CD

A reawakened love for the sound of poetry has made modern poems subtly different from the poems of the eighteenth and nineteenth centures. We have only to listen to these poets reading their own works to know how important their interpretations are to a full comprehension of their poems. The ministerial intonations of Eliot, the passionate orchestrations of Thomas, the very very precise formulations of Cummings, the easy conversational inflection of Frost are integral, lending subtle clarifications which go beyond the printed page.

The fact that this recording includes the voice of Yeats is something of a miracle. In the early 1930's, when the thought of recording poets occurred to few, Yeats himself made several recordings for radio broadcast. By sheer luck, an unmutilated copy was preserved; and now the rich and melodious voice can be heard by a new generation.

The Caedmon Poetry Collection eliminates the struggle for perfect communication between author and reader. Just listen and you'll understand...

Contents:

CD 1:
William Butler Yeats
The Song of the Old Mother
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
W.H. Auden
In Memory of W.B. Yeats
Dylan Thomas
A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child In London
Fern Hill
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Galway Kinnell
The Dead Shall Be Raised Incorruptible
Edith Sitwell
Still Falls the Rain
Murial Rukeyser
The Speed of Darkness
May Swenson
The DNA Molecule
Robert Graves
Poem to My Son
Randall Jarrell
Eighth Air Force
Philip Levine
To My God in His Sickness
Archibald MacLeish
Epistle to Be Left in the Earth
W.S. Merwin
The Last One
Anne Sexton
Divorce, Thy Name is Woman
Little Girl, My String Bean, My Lovely Woman
Carl Sandburg
The Windy City
Fog

CD 2:
William Carlos Williams
The Seafarer
E.E. Cummings
darling! because my blood can sing
if everything that happens can't be done
Joseph Brodsky
Nature Morte
Robert Frost
The Road Not Taken
After Apple Picking
Derek Walcott
Omeros, Book 1, Chapter1
Marianne Moore
What Are Years
Stephen Spendor
Seascape
Robert Lowell
Skunk Hour
Conrad Aiken
Tetelestai
Gertrude Stein
If I Told Him: A Completed Portrait of Picasso
Richard Wilbur
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
Sylvia Plath
The Thin People
Robert Penn Warren
Sirocco
American Portrait: Old Style

CD 3:

Pablo Neruda
Arte Poetica
May Sarton
Old Lovers at the Ballet
Richard Eberhart
The Groundhog
Stephen Vincent Benet
Litany for Dictatorships
James Agee
White Mane
Ezra Pound
Moeurs Contemporaines
Wallce Stevens
The Idea Of Order At Key West
Margarett Atwood
The Animals in That Country
T.S. Eliot
The Wasteland

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