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    • Invisible Listeners

    • Lyric Intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery
    • By: Helen Vendler
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When a poet addresses a living person - whether friend or enemy, lover or sister - we recognize the expression of intimacy. But what impels poets to leap across time and space to speak to invisible listeners, seeking an ideal intimacy - George Herbert with God, Walt Whitman with a reader in the future, John Ashbery with the Renaissance painter Francesco Parmigianino?

    Regular price: $16.00