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DICKINSON, E.: Great Poets (The)


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DICKINSON, E.: Great Poets (The)

Born in Massachusetts in 1830, Emily Dickinson composed over 1770 poems; but apart from her closest friends, no one knew she was writing at all. Only after her death was her astonishing output discovered and published. A reclusive figure for much of her life, few could have imagined the range of her subjects, the intensity of her imagination or the powerful delicacy of her writing. Emily Dickinson is one of America’s greatest writers. This selection includes 147 of her best known poems, and is a perfect introduction to her unique voice.

  The Great Poets
1.   A drop fell on the apple tree 00:00:41
2.   A narrow Fellow in the Grass 00:00:54
3.   A poor torn heart, a tattered heart 00:00:38
4.   A something in a summer's day 00:01:22
5.   A still - Volcano - Life - A thought went up my mind to - day 00:00:59
6.   A toad can die of light! - A word is dead 00:00:28
7.   A wounded deer leaps highest - Adrift! A little boat adrift! 00:01:02
8.   After great pain, a formal feeling comes 00:00:48
9.   All the letters I can write - Alter When the hills do 00:00:46
10.   Ample make this bed - Apparently with no surprise 00:00:44
11.   As imperceptibly as Grief - Beauty - be not caused - It Is 00:00:56
12.   Because I could not stop for Death 00:00:50
13.   Come slowly, Eden! 00:00:22
14.   Dear March, come in! 00:00:57
15.   Death is a dialogue between - Drab habitation of whom 00:00:35
16.   Drowning is not so pitiful - Each that we lose takes part of us 00:00:37
17.   Eden is that old fashioned House - Exultation is the going 00:00:37
18.   Fame is a fickle food - Finite to fail but infinite to venture 00:00:35
19.   Forbidden fruit a flavor has - Forever - is composed of Nows 00:00:39
20.   Glee! The great storm is over 00:00:46
21.   He ate and drank the precious words - He fumbles at your Soul 00:00:55
22.   He touched me, so I live to know 00:00:35
23.   Heart not so heavy as mine 00:00:45
24.   Heart! We will forget him! - Heaven is what I cannot reach! 00:00:40
25.   Her final summer was it - Hope is a subtle glutton 00:00:51
26.   Hope is the thing with feathers - How happy is the little Stone 00:00:53
27.   How the old Mountains drip with Sunset 00:00:57
28.   I asked no other thing - I bring an unaccustomed wine 00:01:12
29.   I can wade grief 00:00:31
30.   I cannot live with you 00:01:45
31.   I died for beauty, but was scarce 00:00:33
32.   I dreaded that first Robin, so 00:01:04
33.   I dwell in Possibility 00:00:27
34.   I envy seas whereon he rides 00:00:52
35.   I felt a Funeral, in my Brain 00:00:53
36.   I gave myself to him 00:00:41
37.   I had no cause to be awake 00:00:44
38.   I had no time to hate, because - I have never seen "Volcanoes" 00:01:06
39.   I have no life but this - I heard a fly buzz when I died 00:00:59
40.   I hide myself within my flower - I know a place where summer strives 00:00:51
41.   I know some lonely houses off the road 00:01:21
42.   I many times thought peace had come - I meant to find her when I came 00:00:48
43.   I meant to have but modest needs. 00:01:11
44.   I never saw a moor 00:00:17
45.   I should not dare to leave my friend 00:00:43
46.   I stepped from plank to plank 00:00:18
47.   I taste a liquor never brewed 00:00:38
48.   I think the hemlock likes to stand 00:00:35
49.   I took my power in my hand - I went to heaven 00:00:45
50.   If I can stop one heart from breaking - If I may have it when it's dead 00:00:53
51.   If recollecting were forgetting - If you were coming in the fall 00:01:07
52.   I'll tell you how the Sun rose 00:00:36
53.   I'm Nobody! Who are you - Is Heaven a physician 00:00:40
54.   It might be easier - It sounded as if the streets were running 00:00:29
55.   It tossed and tossed 00:00:22
56.   It was not Death, for I stood up 00:00:59
57.   It's such a little thing to weep - Like Rain it sounded till it curved 00:00:48
58.   Love is anterior to life - Luck is not chance 00:00:22
59.   Mine by the right of the white election! - Mine enemy is growing old 00:00:42
60.   Much madness is divinest sense - My life closed twice before its close 00:00:41
61.   My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun 00:00:57
62.   Nature rarer uses yellow - Not knowing when the dawn will come 00:00:27
63.   Not with a Club, the Heart is broken - Of all the souls that stand create 00:00:58
64.   On this wondrous sea 00:00:21
65.   One blessing had I, than the rest 00:00:50
66.   One need not be a chamber - to be Haunted 00:00:51
67.   Pain has an element of blank - Proud of my broken heart since thou didst break it 00:00:34
68.   Safe in their Alabaster Chambers - She died - this was the way she died 00:00:50
69.   Some keep the Sabbath going to church - Success is counted sweetest 00:00:59
70.   Surgeons must be very careful - Tell all the truth but tell it slant 00:00:58
71.   That after Horror 00:00:34
72.   That I did always love - That Love is all there is 00:00:33
73.   The brain within its groove - The day came slow till five o'clock 00:00:56
74.   The Dying need but little, Dear 00:00:18
75.   The grass so little has to do 00:00:43
76.   The grave my little cottage is - The heart asks pleasure first 00:00:35
77.   The leaves, like women, interchange - The moon is distant from the sea 00:00:47
78.   The one that could repeat the summer day - The pedigree of honey 00:00:32
79.   The rat is the concisest tenant 00:00:19
80.   The Soul has Bandaged moments 00:00:57
81.   The soul should always stand ajar - The spider as an artist 00:00:34
82.   The waters chased him as he fled 00:00:23
83.   The way I read a letter's this 00:00:36
84.   The wind begun to rock the grass 00:00:45
85.   There came a Wind like a Bugle - There is no frigate like a book 00:00:56
86.   There's a certain slant of light 00:00:39
87.   There's been a death in the opposite house 00:00:50
88.   They might not need me - yet they might - They say that 'time assuages' 00:00:32
89.   This is my letter to the world 00:00:19
90.   This World is not Conclusion 00:00:45
91.   'Tis little I could care for pearls 00:00:17
92.   'Tis not that Dying hurts us so - To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee 00:00:46
93.   'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch 00:00:57
94.   Unable are the Loved to die - We never know how high we are 00:00:35
95.   We never know we go - when we are going - What if I say I shall not wait 00:00:40
96.   What inn is this - Where Thou art - that 00:01:08
97.   While I was fearing it, it came - Wild nights! Wild nights! 00:00:48
98.   Will there really be a morning 00:00:28
99.   You left me, sweet, two legacies 00:00:22

Total Playing Time: 01:13:04

Dickinson, Emily

Gallagher, Teresa

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Poetry

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA185612

Barcode: 9789626348567

Physical Release: 02/2008

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