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Audio Recordings

"America"

This is a 36-second wax cylinder recording of what is thought to be Whitman's voice reading four lines from the poem "America." For more information on this recording, see Ed Folsom, "The Whitman Recording," Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, 9 (Spring 1992), 214-16.

"Poets to Come"

Audio recording of Eric Forsythe reading Whitman's "Poets to Come" (1891–92). Forsythe's recording was first produced for WhitmanWeb, a project of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, under the direction of Ed Folsom and Christopher Merrill.

Copyright Eric Forsythe, 2012–2013. Made available on the Whitman Archive with permission of the rights holder. Audio may be reused for non-commercial purposes, with credit to Eric Forsythe and the Walt Whitman Archive. For permissions for commercial reuse, contact Eric Forsythe.

"Song of Myself"

Audio recordings of Eric Forsythe reading the 52 sections of "Song of Myself" (1891–92). Forsythe's recordings were first produced for WhitmanWeb, a project of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, under the direction of Ed Folsom and Christopher Merrill.

All recordings copyright Eric Forsythe, 2012–2013. Made available on the Whitman Archive with permission of the rights holder. Audio may be reused for non-commercial purposes, with credit to Eric Forsythe and the Walt Whitman Archive. For permissions for commercial reuse, contact Eric Forsythe.


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