[Epub] ↠ Poetry Speaks Author Elise Paschen – Thomashillier.co.uk

Poetry Speaks Poetry Speaks Features The Work Of The Most Influential Writers In Modern Poetry Written And Performed From 1892 To 1997 This Book Combines Their Most Significant Poems In Print With The Authors Themselves Reading Their Poetry On Audio CD Poets Range From Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Walt Whitman, T.S Eliot And Dorothy Parker To Langston Hughes, Allen Ginsberg, Sylvia Plath And Gwendolyn Brooks The Power Of Spoken Poetry Is At The Heart Of Poetry Speaks Poetry Is A Vocal Art, An Art Meant To Be Read Aloud Listening To A Poem Read Aloud Can Be A Transforming Experience Poetry Speaks Not Only Introduces The Finest Work From Some Of The Greatest Poets Who Ever Lived, It Reintroduces The Oral Tradition Of Poetry Poetry Speaks Features Over 40 Poets In Chapters Each Containing The Poems That Are Read By The Poet On The Audio CD Additional Poems In Print Form To Allow The Reader To Further Explore The Poet A Short Biography And Photo Of Each Poet Original Manuscripts And Letters For Most Of The Featured Poets An Original Essay For Each Poet Written By Today S Most Influential Poets, A Veritable Who S Who Of Poetry, Including Seamus Heaney On W.B Yeats Richard Wilbur On Robert Frost Mark Strand On Wallace Stevens Jorie Graham On Elizabeth Bishop Glyn Maxwell On Dylan Thomas And Rita Dove On Melvin B Tolson Poetry Speaks Combining The Talents Of Great Poets Past And Living, Their Words Written And Spoken Is The Most Ambitious, Comprehensive And Innovative Poetry Project To Be Published In Years, And Is Sure To Be The Model For Collections To Come.


10 thoughts on “Poetry Speaks

  1. says:

    Vital if for no other reason than the fact that there are so many amazing poets reading their work in what are often rare, ancient, crackly and precious recordings Most of this stuff is widely available on record, of course, but it s pretty comprehensive and wide ranging There s nothing quite like hearing the poet read their own work aloud, either, and there s nothing better than the thrill that you get when you hear the way their voice shivers or cracks or trembles when they read a particu Vital if for no other reason than the fact that there are so many amazing poets reading their work in what are often rare, ancient, ...


  2. says:

    This book is ridiculously large It s meant to adorn your coffee table and I guess that s okay You ll look smart The CDs are the thing though We think of poetry as words on a page But it is in the poet s own voice in the rhythms, inflection...


  3. says:

    It s hard to fully communicate how much I love this anthology and accompanying audio CDs I get the chills every time I hear Carl Sandburg reading his own poem Grass What an almost operatic crescendo he creates on some of those rhythmic phrases And it s fantastic listening to Langston Hughes read the marvelous The Negro Speaks of Rivers, or Dorothy Parker s dry wit in her rendition of One Perfect Rose Yes, it s superlative on its own, but with the audio soundtrack of many of the poems i It s hard to fully commun...


  4. says:

    What I liked about this, I really liked, what I did not, I really did not.It did contain some rare and interesting audio.


  5. says:

    Poetry Speaks by Elise Paschen is an non fictional book about various authors The book tells about all the authors back round, their accomplishments, and the school they went to It shows authors authors from Robert Browning to Walter Whiteman Its shows authors poetry Also it has a CD to go along with the book There was 3 things I like abo...


  6. says:

    This is a must have volume for poetry lovers Not only do you get to read about the lives of the best 20th century poets, but you get to hear them reading their own work on three CDs It s amazing In addition, I loved learning new things through the biographical sketches on each poet Also a plus were the personal essays from some of today s best known poets though some were a bit too analytical I liked the personal insights best, such as the piece on Muriel Rukeyser by Sharon Olds and some I This is a must have volume for poetry lovers Not only do you get to read about the lives of the best 20th century poets, ...


  7. says:

    My debt to this volume its CDs is immeasurable It shifted my sights at the whelp s age of just seventeen from a tail chase amid the Confessionalists introduced me to the Modernists, particularly the trine that would revise my poetics, guide my future academic pursuits, rule me, advance me Pound, H D., Eliot It also ...


  8. says:

    You know how you go to a new restaurant and ALL the appetizers sound delicious and you can t decide which to try, so you order the sampler platter and it s really good for what it is Some of the poets leave you ravenous for , and others make you wish you d never taken a bite of them but at least now you know That s what this book is an introduction to poetry Althou...


  9. says:

    I bought this book because I thought it was an AMAZING idea and I wasn t disappointed I was teaching at the time, and there is nothingpowerful to students than hearing a Langston Hughes poem they ve heard a hundred times actually read by its writer Any time they came across a poem ANYWHERE in their ...


  10. says:

    Got about halfway through this and wanted a break It s dense and really interesting but Maxine Kumin s Where I Live has been calling me from the shelf at the library for weeks now Oh, and the audio is not what I would call an enhancementoften than not the readings are weird...


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