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Spoken recording

Title In their own voices : a century of recorded poetry
Published Los Angeles, CA : Rhino/Word Beat, [1996]
Table of Contents
1Volume 1 
  Walt Whitman 
   America / Walt Whitman 
  William Butler Yeats 
   Lake Isle of Innisfree 1865-1939 / William Butler Yeats 
   Song of The Old Mother 1865-1939 / William Butler Yeats 
  Robert Frost 
   Road Not Taken / Robert Frost 
   Birches / Robert Frost 
   Gift Outright / Robert Frost 
  Gertrude Stein 
   If I Told Him: A Completed Portrait of Picasso / Gertrude Stein 
  Wallace Stevens 
   So & So Reclining On Her Couch / Wallace Stevens 
  William Carlos Williams 
   Red Wheelbarrow / William Carlos Williams 
   To Elsie / William Carlos Williams 
  Ezra Pound 
   Hugh Selwyn Mauberley(Excerpt) / Ezra Pound 
  Marianne Moore 
   Bird-Witted / Marianne Moore 
  Edna St. Vincent Millay 
   Recuerdo / Edna St. Vincent Millay 
   Love Is Not All / Edna St. Vincent Millay 
  E.E. Cummings 
   Next to of course god america 
   Anyone lived in a pretty how town / E.E. Cummings 
  Robert Graves 
   To Juan at the Winter Solstice / Robert Graves 
  Steven Vincent Benet 
   Opening of the Battle of Gettysburg / Steven Vincent Benet 
  Langston Hughes 
   Negro Speaks of Rivers / Langston Hughes 
   Ballad of the Gypsy / Langston Hughes 
  Ogden Nash 
   Portrait of the Artist as a Prematurely Old Man 1902-1971 / Ogden Nash 
  Robert Penn Warren 
   Love Recognized / Robert Penn Warren 
  Stanley Kunitz 
   King of the River / Stanley Kunitz 
  W.H. Auden 
   In Memory of W.B. Yeats(Part 1) / W.H. Auden 
 Volume 2 
  Theodore Roethke 
   I Knew a Woman / Theodore Roethke 
   Elegy for Jane / Theodore Roethke 
  Stephen Spender 
   Rough / Stephen Spender 
   Thoughts During an Air Raid / Stephen Spender 
  May Sarton 
   My Sisters, O My Sisters / May Sarton 
  Muriel Rukeyser 
   In Our Time / Muriel Rukeyser 
   Despisals / Muriel Rukeyser 
   Ballad of Orange and Grape / Muriel Rukeyser 
  David Ignatow 
   World is so difficult to give up ... / David Ignatow 
   This is the solution, to be happy with slaughter ... / David Ignatow 
   Here I am with mike in hand, shooting down the rapids ... / David Ignatow 
   I killed a fly ... / David Ignatow 
   What about dying? ... / David Ignatow 
  William Stafford 
   Scars / William Stafford 
   It Is / William Stafford 
  Dylan Thomas 
   Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night / Dylan Thomas 
   If I Were Tickled By The Rub of Love / Dylan Thomas 
  John Ciardi 
   HappinesscJohn Ciardi 
  Robert Lowell 
   Old Flame / Robert Lowell 
   Skunk Hour / Robert Lowell 
   Epilogue / Robert Lowell 
  William Meredith 
   Crossing Over / William Meredith 
  Lawrence Ferlinghetti 
   See it was like this when ... / Lawrence Ferlinghetti 
   Underwear / Lawrence Ferlinghetti 
  Charles Bukowski 
   Secret of My Endurance / Charles Bukowski 
  Howard Nemerov 
   Thanksgrieving / Howard Nemerov 
  Mona Van Duyn 
   Sonnet for Minimalists / Mona Van Duyn  
  Richard Wilbur 
   Shame / Richard Wilbur 
   Apology / Richard Wilbur 
   Love Calls us To The Things Of This World / Richard Wilbur 
  Jack Kerouac 
   American Haikus(Excerpt) / Jack Kerouac 
  Lisel Mueller 
   Monet Refuses the Operation / Lisel Mueller 
  Allen Ginsberg 
   America / Allen Ginsberg 
  John Ashbery 
   Song / John Ashbery 
  Galway Kinnell 
   After Making Love We Hear Footsteps / Galway Kinnell 
   Last Gods / Galway Kinnell 
 Volume 3 
  W.S. Merwin 
   The River Bees / W.S. Merwin 
  James Wright 
   Blessing / James Wright 
  Anne Sexton 
   Truth The Dead Know / Anne Sexton 
   All My Pretty Ones / Anne Sexton 
  Maya Angelou 
   Phenomenal Woman / Maya Angelou 
  Richard Howard 
   Even In Paris(Excerpt) / Richard Howard 
  Adrienne Rich 
   Diving Into The Wreck / Adrienne Rich 
  Derek Walcott 
   Omeros(Excerpt) / Derek Walcott 
  Gary Snyder 
   Song Of The Taste / Gary Snyder 
   How Poetry Comes To Me / Gary Snyder 
   Why I Took Good Care Of My Macintosh Computer / Gary Snyder 
  Sylvia Plath 
   Daddy / Sylvia Plath 
   Ariel / Sylvia Plath 
  David Ray 
   Greatest Poem In The World / David Ray 
  John Updike 
   An Oddly Lovely Day Alone / John Updike 
  Dan Jaffe 
   Learning About Easter And Passover / Dan Jaffe 
  Amri Baraka 
   Bang, Bang Outishly / Amri Baraka 
   Rhythm Blues / Amri Baraka 
   Shazam Doowah / Amri Baraka 
  Leonard Cohen 
   Story of Isaac / Leonard Cohen 
  Audre Lorde 
   Dahomey / Audre Lorde 
  Marge Piercy 
   Putting The Good Things Away / Marge Piercy 
   Right To Life / Marge Piercy 
  Mark Strand 
   Keeping Things Whole / Mark Strand 
   Way It Is / Mark Strand 
   Poem / Mark Strand 
  Paul Zimmer 
   Zimmer Imagines Heaven / Paul Zimmer 
  Lucille Clifton 
   yes Lord, he was born ... / Lucille Clifton 
   cruelty / Lucille Clifton 
 Volume 4 
  Diane Wakoski 
   I Have Had To Learn To Live With My Face / Diane Wakoski 
  Michael S. Harper 
   Dear John, Dear Coltrane / Michael S. Harper 
  Charles Simic 
   We were so poor ... / Charles Simic 
   I was stolen by the gypsies ... / Charles Simic 
   Everybody knows the story ... / Charles Simic 
  Al Young 
   Lester Leaps In / Al Young 
   For Poets / Al Young 
   Dance For Militant Diletantes / Al Young 
  Joseph Brodsky 
   Odysseus To Telemachus / Joseph Brodsky 
  Erica Jong 
   Ode To My Shoes / Erica Jong 
  Joseph Bruchac 
   Prayer / Joseph Bruchac  
   Translator's Son / Joseph Bruchac  
  Sharon Olds 
   Wonder / Sharon Olds 
  James Tate 
   Lost Pilot / James Tate 
  Tess Gallagher 
   One Kiss / Tess Gallagher 
  James Ragan 
   Tent People Of Beverley Hills / James Ragan 
  Anne Waldman 
   Uh Oh Plutonium / Anne Waldman 
  Adrian Louis 
   Fine Printing On The Label Of A Bottle Of Non-Alcohol Beer / Adrian Louis 
   Sweat Lodge / Adrian Louis 
  Juan Felipe Herrara 
   Logan Heights & The World / Juan Felipe Herrara 
  Carolyn, Forché 
   Colonel / Carolyn, Forché 
  Edward Hirsch 
   Wild Gratitude / Edward Hirsch 
  Joy Harjo 
   For Anna Mae Pictou Aquash / Joy Harjo 
  Carmen Tafolla 
   Tia Sophia / Carmen Tafolla 
  Jimmy Santiago Baca 
   This Is Number 26 / Jimmy Santiago Baca 
   I Am Offering You This Poem / Jimmy Santiago Baca 
  Rita Dove 
   Parsley / Rita Dove 
  Luci Tapahonso 
   Raisin Eyeso 
  Donald Revell 
   Children's Undercroft / Donald Revell 
  Luis Rodriguez 
   Concrete River / Luis Rodriguez 
   Tia Chuchia / Luis Rodriguez 
  Li-Young Lee 
   My Father, In Heaven, Is Reading Out Loud / Li-Young Lee 


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Description 4 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (47 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm)
4 3/4 in
Summary Poets of the 20th century read their own work, recorded at various times and places
Notes Accompanying book contains brief essays by Erica Jong, Al Young, and Rebekah Presson; plus a glossary of poetic terms
Compilation produced for release by Rebekah Presson & David McLees
Subject Oral interpretation of poetry.
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century.
Poetry -- Collections.
Genre/Form Sound recordings.
Author Jong, Erica.
Young, Al, 1939-
Mosby, Rebekah Presson.
ISBN 1568266936