Voices of Poetry - Volume 1

  • by J. R. R. Tolkien, e. e. Cummings, Archibald Macleish, Ted Hughes, May Swenson, Marilyn Hacker, Kenneth Patchen
  • Narrated by J. R. R. Tolkien, e. e. Cummings, Archibald Macleish, Ted Hughes, May Swenson, Marilyn Hacker, Kenneth Patchen
  • 0 hrs and 20 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

Hear rare recording from some of the world's most-respected poets reading their own works: J. R. R. Tolkien, "The Hoard"; e. e. Cummings, "Prose Jottings"; Archibald Macleish, "The Old Man To The Lizard"; Ted Hughes, "Six Young Men"; May Swenson, "Naked In Borneo"; Marilyn Hacker, "The Dark Twin"; Kenneth Patchen, "23rd Street Runs into Heaven"; Edith Stillwell, "An Old Woman"; and Theodore Roethke, "The Bat".

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Ok, the recording quality isn’t great for some of these (sounding like a tape recorder in a lecture hall), but it is amazing to hear so many beloved poets reading their work. I feel it was definitely worth the price.
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- Paul Z.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-08-2010
  • Publisher: Listen & Live Audio, Inc.