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The Essential TS Eliot

T.S. Eliot

Narrator Jorie Graham, Joy Harjo, Kevin Young, T.S. Eliot, Natalie Diaz, Meghan O'Rourke, Campbell McGrath, Robert Hass, Daniel Halpern, Eileen Myles, Carol Muske-Dukes, Nicole Sealey, Emily Jungmin Yoon, Willem Dafoe, Louise Glück, Natasha Trethewey, Rosanna Warren, Frank Bidart, Tracy K. Smith, Vijay Seshadri, Monica Youn

Publisher: HarperCollins

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A selection of the most significant and enduring poems from one of the twentieth century’s major writers, chosen and introduced by Vijay Seshadri, performed by T.S. Eliot, Vijay Seshadri, Daniel Halpern, Willem Dafoe, Natasha Trethewey, Meghan O'Rourke, Natalie Diaz, Frank Bidart,  Joy Harjo, Rosanna Warren, Emily Jungmin Yoon, Tracy K. Smith, Nicole Sealey, Jorie Graham, Kevin Young, Louise Glück, Eileen Myles, Carol Muske-Dukes, Campbell McGrath, Robert Hass, and Monica Youn. 
T.S. Eliot was a towering figure in twentieth century literature, a renowned poet, playwright, and critic whose work—including “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (1915), The Waste Land (1922), Four Quartets (1943), and Murder in the Cathedral (1935)—continues to be among the most-read and influential in the canon of American literature.  
The Essential T.S. Eliot collects Eliot’s most lasting and important poetry in one career-spanning audiobook, with an introduction from Vijay Seshadri, one of our foremost poets. 
Introduction by Vijay Seshadri: Vijay Seshadri 
La Figlia che Piange: T.S. Eliot 
Portrait of a Lady: Daniel Halpern 
Preludes: T.S. Eliot 
Rhapsody on a Windy Night: Meghan O'Rourke 
Mr. Apollinax: Natalie Diaz 
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: Frank Bidart 
Gerontion: Joy Harjo 
Dans le Restaurant: Rosanna Warren 
Whispers of Immortality: Emily Jungmin Yoon 
The Waste Land: Willem Dafoe and Tracy K. Smith 
The Hollow Men: Nicole Sealey 
Ash Wednesday: Jorie Graham 
Marina: Kevin Young 
Journey of the Magi: Louise Gluck 
Coriolan: Eileen Myles 
Choruses from “The Rock”: I, III, IV, VII: Carol Muske-Dukes (III, VII) and Natasha Trethewey (I, IV) 
Old Deuteronomy: Campbell McGrath 
Sweeney Agonistes: Vijay Seshadri and Rosanna Warren 
From Four Quartets: Burnt Norton; Little Gidding: Robert Hass 
Tradition and Individual Talent: Monica Youn 
Text from Collected Poems, 1909-1962:Copyright 1930, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1963 by T.S. Eliot; Copyright 1954, 1956, 1959, 1963 by Thomas Stearns Eliot; Copyright renewed 1958, 1962, 1964 by Thomas Stearns Eliot; Copyright 1934, 1936 by Harcourt Brace & Company; Copyright 1948 by Faber & Faber Limited; Copyright renewed 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1982, 1984, 1991 by Esme Valerie Eliot; Text from Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats: Copyright 1939 by T.S. Eliot; Copyright renewed 1967 by Esme Valerie Eliot. 
This audiobook is the perfect gift for any poetry lover or fan of American literature. 
With a selection of T.S. 
Eliot's most enduring poems, performed by a star-studded cast including Willem Dafoe and Joy Harjo, this collection is a must-have for any poetry bookshelf. 
HarperCollins 2024
Duration: about 4 hours (03:49:35)
Publishing date: 2020-04-14; Unabridged; Copyright Year: 1962. Copyright Statment: —