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    • A Study Guide to the Poetry of Walt Whitman

    • By: Kirsten Silva Gruesz Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of English
    • Narrated by: Peter Strauss
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Dramatic readings from "Song of Myself," "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," and "Passage to India" reveal the manner in which Walt Whitman's plain yet beautiful language redefined the world of poetry. An explorer of cultural thought and a lover of sensual pleasure, Whitman championed the causes of common men and reveled in emotional and physical love. Now experience what he felt with selections from his remarkable collection of poems, Leaves of Grass.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A bit disappointed...

    • By Marco on 05-25-07

    Regular price: $6.83

    • A Study Guide to Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Kirsten Silva Gruesz
    • Narrated by: John O'Connell
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    Mark Twain's classic and controversial novel weaves together adventure, comedy, and satire as Huck struggles to escape his constricting life and sets off down the river with Jim, a slave. This comprehensive explanation of the novel offers an introduction to Mark Twain's life, a detailed narrative guide to the book, dramatic readings, and a critical analysis.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • thanks for the explanation

    • By Lynne on 01-01-04

    Regular price: $6.83

    • A+ Audio Study Guide

    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    • By: Kirsten Silva Gruesz PhD
    • Narrated by: John O'Connell
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mark Twain's classic and controversial novel weaves together adventure, comedy, and satire in the story of Huck's struggle to escape his abusive father, and his companion Jim's fight for freedom in the time of slavery.

    Regular price: $6.83