Amy Lowell - The Poetry Of (Audiobook)
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Read by Richard Mitchley & Ghizela Rowe (Unabridged: 50mins)

Poetry is a fascinating use of language. With almost a million words at its command it is not surprising that the English language has produced some of the most beautiful, moving and descriptive verse through the centuries. In this volume we look at the works of the American poet Amy Lowell.  

She was born into the prominent Lowell family in Brookline Massachusetts in 1874. Although her brother was to become President of Harvard she never entered college, her family considering it not proper for a woman. However she loved books and was an avid reader and collector. A socialite she travelled widely and first began to publish in 1910. Thought to be a lesbian the erotic themes within several of her poems are a wonderful loving tribute and exploration of her relationships.

She published other poets and was working on a biography of the poet John Keats which brought forth the wonderful line "The stigma of oddness is the price a myopic world always exacts of genius”. In becoming a major figure in the Imagist movement she clashed with Erza Pound frequently. In 1925 she died of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 51. The following year, she won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for What's O'Clock. 

Amy Lowell Biography


In this compilation - 

01 - The Poetry Of Amy Lowell
02 - The Poet
03 - Sisters
04 - To John Keats
05 - March Evening
06 - Monadnock In Early Spring 
07 - Extract Of Spring Day
08 - Convalesence
09 - Dog Days
10 - September Nineteen Eighteen
11 - Late September
12 - November
13 - Tulip
14 - Lilacs
15 - Planning The Garden
16 - In A Garden
17 - White & Green
18 - Madonna Of The Evening Flowers
19 - Happiness
20 - The Crescent Moon
21 - At Night
22 - New York At Night
23 - Thompson's Lunch Room, Grand Central Station
24 - Meeting House Hill 
25 - A Japanese Wood Carving
26 - Sea Shell 
27 - Venetian Glass
28 - Stravinsky's Three Pieces
29 - Opal
30 - Wakefulness
31 - From One Who Stays
32 - Penumbra