101 Early Wallace Stevens Poems on Free Audio

Here’s a quick little find for the poetry lover: A slew of early poems by Wallace Stevens, the great American poet, can now be downloaded as podcasts (iTunes). They include many classics — Anecdote of the Jar, The Emperor of Ice Cream, Peter Quince at the Clavier, Sunday Morning, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird, and many others. Recorded for LibriVox by Alan Drake, all poems are in the public domain.

Speaking of Wallace Stevens, you may want to give a listen to a podcast that we highlighted here once before. It features the great literary critic Harold Bloom (see bio) teaching a seminar at Yale on “The Art of Reading a Poem” (iTunesmp3). Here, Bloom takes his students through a poem by Wallace Stevens, Parts of a World,and moves between interpretation and intriguing personal anecdotes. If you want to hear a master at work, give a good listen.

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  1. dean oleary says . . . | June 19, 2007 / 10:20 pm

    interested in your programs thanks

  2. marin says . . . | September 21, 2007 / 9:00 am

    Tried to d/l Wallace Stevens poems, but failed because you made it available only in iTunes format. Contrary to your assumptions, there are still a few people left on earth who don’t have Apple personal entertainment devices, or want its bloated intrusive software on their computers…

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