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Stephen Koritta

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  • The Poetry of W. B. Yeats

  • By: William Butler Yeats
  • Narrated by: William Butler Yeats, Siobhan McKenna
  • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

A wonderful selection of Yeats' finest work, read by the author himself along with Siobhan McKenna and others.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nice production. but there are duplicate tracks

  • By Stephen Koritta on 04-19-18

Nice production. but there are duplicate tracks

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-19-18

Archival recordings held up well. I enjoyed the recitations. I can't say I appreciated having each read twice. At first, I thought they were alternate readings but the times were exactly the same. Did a lot of fastforwarding. Other than that, I liked it very much.

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  • The Poetry of Sara Teasdale - Flame and Shadow

  • By: Sara Teasdale
  • Narrated by: Susie Berneis
  • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    0 out of 5 stars 0
  • Story
    0 out of 5 stars 0

Sara Teasdale - winner of a Pulitzer Prize, the Poetry Society of America prize, and other awards - lived for love and beauty and died by her own hand. Her poetry shows vividly what an intensely passionate woman she was, so much so that in some of her poetry she speaks of the impact of beauty in terms of physical pain, and the impact of love in terms of birth and death. She knew the world of her time; her poetry reacts to New York, to Chicago, to Paris; she knew the poets of her time, including a long and painful relationship with the poet Vachel Lindsay.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well produced and well intoned.

  • By Stephen Koritta on 04-15-18

Well produced and well intoned.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-15-18

This is one of three titles by freshwater seas currently in my library. I find them to be extremely clear and thoughtfully performed. I have long cherished Sara Teasdale's works and am glad to have an elegant vocal dramatization of her timeless collection.

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