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O Captain! My Captain!

Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

1. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by BA
2. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by BAG
3. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by BK
4. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by DAC
5. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JCB
6. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JCM
7. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JK
8. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JL
9. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JN
10. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by KJH
11. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by LAH
12. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by LAW
13. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by LLW
14. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by MAS
15. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by ME
16. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by MJ
17. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by RC
18. O Captain! My Captain! - Read by WT

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    Summary

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of "O Captain! My Captain!" This was the Weekly Poetry for the week of August 17, 2014."O Captain! My Captain!" is an elegy for Abraham Lincoln written by Walt Whitman, who worked as a clerk and army hospital nurse during the Civil War. The Captain of the poem is Lincoln, and the ship represents the United States, brought safely through the storm of war. In the poem, Whitman juxtaposes the people's joy at the end of the war with his grief at the assassination of the President.

    Reviews

    Michael

    - Leaves of Grass

    If you have any connection with NYC, then this is a MUST READ!

    Ashley

    - Leaves of Grass

    Lovely, really enjoying this

    Lionel

    - Leaves of grass

    agreed. fantastic reading and speed

    Jill

    - Leaves of Grass

    Perfect. Perfect voice, tone, reading speed.