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    DescriptionA 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 CDA 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 YeatsThe Song of the Old MotherThe Lake Isle of InnisfreeW.H. Auden In Memory of W.B. YeatsDylan Thomas A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child In LondonFern HillDo Not Go Gentle into That Good NightGalway Kinnell The Dead Shall Be Raised IncorruptibleEdith Sitwell Still Falls the RainMurial Rukeyser The Speed of DarknessMay SwensonThe DNA MoleculeRobert Graves Poem to My SonRandall Jarrell Eighth Air ForcePhilip Levine To My God in His SicknessArchibald MacLeish Epistle to Be Left in the EarthW.S. Merwin The Last OneAnne Sexton Divorce, Thy Name is WomanLittle Girl, My String Bean, My Lovely WomanCarl SandburgThe Windy CityFog CD 2: William Carlos WilliamsThe SeafarerE.E. Cummings darling! because my blood can singif everything that happens can't be doneJoseph Brodsky Nature MorteRobert Frost The Road Not TakenAfter Apple PickingDerek WalcottOmeros, Book 1, Chapter1Marianne Moore What Are YearsStephen SpendorSeascapeRobert Lowell Skunk HourConrad AikenTetelestaiGertrude SteinIf I Told Him: A Completed Portrait of PicassoRichard Wilbur Love Calls Us to the Things of This WorldSylvia Plath The Thin PeopleRobert Penn WarrenSiroccoAmerican Portrait: Old StyleCD 3: Pablo NerudaArte PoeticaMay Sarton Old Lovers at the BalletRichard Eberhart The GroundhogStephen Vincent Benet Litany for DictatorshipsJames Agee White ManeEzra Pound Moeurs ContemporainesWallce Stevens The Idea Of Order At Key WestMargarett Atwood The Animals in That CountryT.S. EliotThe Wasteland


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    Title
    Caedmon Poetry Collection
    Subtitle
    A Century of Poets Reading Their Work
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) W. B. Yeats, By (author) W. H. Auden, By (author) Dylan Thomas, By (author) Edith Sitwell, By (author) Murial Rukeyser
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 3
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 146 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 80 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780062206404
    ISBN 10: 0062206400
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    LC classification: PN
    BIC subject category V2: DCQ
    DC22: 808.81
    Libri: I-PO
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51500
    B&T General Subject: 640
    Ingram Subject Code: JD
    BISAC V2.8: POE001000
    DC23: 821.9108
    Thema V1.0: DCQ
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperAudio
    Publication date
    03 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York