Poetry Speaks Expanded Hear Poets Read Their Own Work from Tennyson to Plath

ISBN-10: 1402210620
ISBN-13: 9781402210624
Edition: 2nd (Expanded)
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 9.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.982
Language: English

In 2001, Poetry Speaks presented a diverse cross-section of the twentieth century's best poets, their voices and words reaching more than 100,000 poetry lovers. Poetry Speaks, Expanded Edition again demonstrates the power of great poetry combined with compelling audio to more fully immerse readers in the spoken word. This revised edition includes everything from the LA Times bestselling first edition, that Publishers Weekly called "the definitive anthology," and adds several notable poets including James Joyce and Robert Graves, and new essays on them by some of today's best-known names. Three audio CDs present each poet reading their work. Reviewers and booksellers suggested that "this book has the potential to draw more readers to poetry than any collection in years."

Rebekah Presson Mosby was nominated for a Grammy for her work as producer / editor of the 4CD box set, Poetry on Record: 98 Poets Read Their Work (1888-2006) and also edited the groundbreaking Rhino Records poetry box sets, In Their Own Voices: A Century of Recorded Poetry and Our Souls Have Grown Deep Like the Rivers: Black Poets Read Their Work.

Elise Paschen was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. While an undergraduate at Harvard, she was awarded the Lloyd McKim Garrison Medal and the Joan Grey Untermyer Poetry Prize. Elise received her M.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees in 20th Century British and American Literature at Oxford University where she co-founded Oxford Poetry. Executive Director of the Poetry Society of America from 1988 until 2001, she is the co-founder of Poetry in Motion. Paschen was the featured Illinois poet at the National Book Festival sponsored by the Library of Congress in September 2006. Elise Paschen is the author of Bestiary (Red Hen Press, 2009), Infidelities (Story Line Press, 1996), winner of the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize, and Houses: Coasts (Oxford: Sycamore Press). Her poems have been published in numerous journals and anthologies and she is editor of The New York Times best-selling anthology Poetry Speaks to Children and Poetry Speaks Who I Am (Sourcebooks). Dr. Paschen serves as Poet Laureate of Three Oaks, Michigan and teaches in the MFA Writing Program at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She lives in Chicago with her husband and their two children.

Track List
Note from the Publisher
Introduction
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
Anthony Hecht on Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Ulysses
"The Bugle Song"
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Tithonus
Crossing the Bar
Robert Browning (1812-1889)
Edward Hirsch on Robert Browning
My Last Duchess
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
Meeting at Night
How They Brought the Good News from
Ghent to Aix
Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
Galway Kinnell on Walt Whitman
from Song of Myself
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
Bivouac on a Mountain Side
The Last Invocation
America
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
Seamus Heaney on William Butler Yeats
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Adam's Curse
The Second Coming
Among School Children
Sailing to Byzantium
Crazy Jane on the Day of Judgment
Coole Park and Ballylee, 1931
Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)
C.D. Wright on Gertrude Stein
Christian Berard
She Bowed to Her Brother
If I Told Him
Robert Frost (1874-1963)
Richard Wilbur on Robert Frost
The Oven Bird
The Road Not Taken
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Nothing Gold Can Stay
To Earthward
The Silken Tent
Come In
Carl Sandburg (1878-1967)
Rosellen Brown on Carl Sandburg
Chicago
Fog
Grass
Cool Tombs
107 from The People, Yes
Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)
Mark Strand on Wallace Stevens
Fabliau of Florida
Bantams in Pine-Woods
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
The Idea of Order at Key West
So-And-So Reclining on Her Couch
Not Ideas About the Thing But the Thing Itself
James Joyce (1882-1941)-
Paul Muldoon on James Joyce
Chamber Music II
Chamber Music X
Chamber Music XVIII
She Weeps Over Rahoon
Ecce Puer
Anna Livia Plurabelle from Finnegans Wake
William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)
Robert Pinsky on William Carlos Williams
Queen-Anne's-Lace
Spring and All
To Elsie
The Red Wheelbarrow
A Sort of a Song
To a Poor Old Woman
Ezra Pound (1885-1972)
Charles Bernstein on Ezra Pound
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
Cantico Del Sole
In a Station of the Metro
Hugh Selwyn Mauberley
XLV from The Cantos
H.D. (1886-1961)
Rafael Campo on H.D.
Garden
Orchard
Helen
Oread
from Helen in Egypt
Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962)
Robert Hass on Robinson Jeffers
Hurt Hawks
The Purse-Seine
The Day Is a Poem (September 19, 1939)
Oh, Lovely Rock
Carmel Point
John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974)
John Hollander on John Crowe Ransom
Captain Carpenter
Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter
Painted Head
The Equilibrists
Dead Boy
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Agha Shahid Ali on T. S. Eliot
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
La Figlia Che Piange
Journey of the Magi
Burnt Norton from Four Quartets
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)
Molly Peacock on Edna St. Vincent Millay
Recuerdo
First Fig
Love Is Not All: It Is Not Meat nor Drink
I Shall Forget You Presently My Dear
Childhood Is the Kingdom Where Nobody Dies
Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)
Susan Hahn on Dorothy Parker
One Perfect Rose
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