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O Captain! My Captain!

Walt Whitman

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. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)

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. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)
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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. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

36m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:03


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:58


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:07


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:49


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:56


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

02:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:19


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:58


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:47


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:22


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:52


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:06


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:55


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

01:54