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Carolina Chansons: Legends of the Low Country

Hervey Allen

This is a collection of poems about Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. DuBose Heyward was a Charleston native best known for his novel Porgy, which was the basis for the Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess. Hervey Allen, who later wrote Anthony Adverse, met Heyward after moving to Charleston to teach. Together they founded the Poetry Society of South Carolina, which is still active today. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)

This is a collection of poems about Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. DuBose Heyward was a Charleston native best known for his novel Porgy, which was the basis for the Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess. Hervey Allen, who later wrote Anthony Adverse, met Heyward after moving to Charleston to teach. Together they founded the Poetry Society of South Carolina, which is still active today. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)
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This is a collection of poems about Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. DuBose Heyward was a Charleston native best known for his novel Porgy, which was the basis for the Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess. Hervey Allen, who later wrote Anthony Adverse, met Heyward after moving to Charleston to teach. Together they founded the Poetry Society of South Carolina, which is still active today. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

1h 53m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:19


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:33


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:37


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:21


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

12:01


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:01


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:44


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:41


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:08


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

10:32


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:28