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Classic American Poetry (compilation)

Emily Dickinson, Robert Lowell, Robert Frost, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman

Classic American Poetry

Read by Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross, et al.


The United States themselves are, essentially, the greatest poem’ said Walt Whitman. Here are the much-loved examples of the free spirit of America in all its glory.

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2 CDs | Running Time: 2h 31m | ISBN: 978-962-634-198-8 | Cat. no.: NA219812 | RRP: £10.99RRP:£10.99 GBPSRP: US $ 17.98RRP:£10.99 GBP

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INCLUDED IN Classic American Poetry

Anne BradstreetThe Author to her Book
Edward TaylorUpon a Spider Catching a Fly
AnonymousNavajo Mountain Song
Philip FreneauThe Indian Student
Philip FreneauThe Wild Honeysuckle
Francis Scott KeyThe Star Spangled Banner
William Cullen BryantThe Prairies
Ralph Waldo EmersonThe Snow-Storm
John Greenleaf WhittierTelling the Bees
Henry Wadsworth LongfellowThe Song of Hiawatha from the Wooing: At the doorway of his wigwam
Henry Wadsworth LongfellowMy Lost Youth
Edgar Allan PoeA Dream within a Dream
Edgar Allan PoeAnnabel Lee
Edgar Allan PoeTo Helen
Edgar Allan PoeThe Raven
Oliver Wendell HolmesOld Ironsides
Jones VeryThe Indian’s Retort
Henry David ThoreauSic Vita
Henry David ThoreauPray to what earth does this sweet cold belong
Julia Ward HoweThe Battle Hymn of the Republic
Herman MelvilleThe Martyr
Walt WhitmanOut of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
James Russell LowellScience and Poetry
AnonymousFrankie and Johnny
Frederick Goddard TuckermanAn upper chamber in a darkened house
Emily DickinsonA narrow fellow in the grass
Emily DickinsonMy life closed twice before its close
Emily DickinsonI taste a liquor never brewed
Emily DickinsonBecause I could not stop for death
Emily DickinsonI like to see it lap the miles
Emily DickinsonThe wind begun to rock the grass
Frances E W HarperBury Me in a Free Land
Sydney LanierThe Stirrup-Cup
Emma LazarusThe New Colossus
AnonymousI sometimes think I’d rather crow
Stephen CraneA newspaper is a collection of half-injustices
Stephen CraneDo not weep, maiden, for war is kind
Paul Lawrence DunbarSympathy
Sarah Morgan Bryan PiattA Lesson in a Picture
Edward Arlington RobinsonMiniver Cheevy
Robert FrostThe Road Not Taken
Robert FrostStopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Robert FrostThe Death of the Hired Man
Amy LowellMeeting-House Hill
Carl SandburgChicago
Carl SandburgThey all Want to Play Hamlet
Vachel LindsayThe Flower-fed Buffaloes
Wallace StevensThe Emperor of Ice-Cream
Wallace StevensPeter Quince at the Clavier
Elinor WylieWild Peaches
Elinor WyliePretty Words
Robinson JeffersHurt Hawks
Alan SeegerRendezvous
Edna St Vincent MillayWhat my lips have kissed, and where, and why
Dorothy ParkerDe Profundis
Dorothy ParkerResumee
Dorothy ParkerGeneral Review of the Sex Situation
E E Cummingsanyone lived in a pretty how town
E E Cummingssomewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond
Stephen Vincent BenetAmerican Names
Langston HughesTheme for English B
Langston HughesTrumpet Player: 52nd Street
Ogden NashYou Bet Travel is Broadening
Howard NemerovSeptember, the First Day of School
Alice WalkerHow Poems Are Made/A Discredited View

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