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LibriVox volunteers bring you 24 recordings of Appeal by Anne Brontë. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 5, 2012.Appeal appears in 'Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell,' the first book ever published by the Bronte sisters. This book, a collection of poems by all the sisters, was first published in 1846 but did not sell at that time. After the sisters had made their names as novelists (and, sadly, after the deaths of Anne and Emily) a second edition was published in 1850 and became a commercial success.
In order to be taken seriously as poets and authors all three sisters adopted male pen names. Anne's particular pseudonym was Acton Bell.(Summary by Lucy Perry)

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 24 recordings of Appeal by Anne Brontë. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 5, 2012.Appeal appears in 'Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell,' the first book ever published by the Bronte sisters. This book, a collection of poems by all the sisters, was first published in 1846 but did not sell at that time. After the sisters had made their names as novelists (and, sadly, after the deaths of Anne and Emily) a second edition was published in 1850 and became a commercial success.
In order to be taken seriously as poets and authors all three sisters adopted male pen names. Anne's particular pseudonym was Acton Bell.(Summary by Lucy Perry)

    Appeal - Read by CC

    Appeal - Read by CC

    • 44 sec
    Appeal - Read by CH

    Appeal - Read by CH

    • 41 sec
    Appeal - Read by DL

    Appeal - Read by DL

    • 47 sec
    Appeal - Read by ER

    Appeal - Read by ER

    • 42 sec
    Appeal - Read by FS

    Appeal - Read by FS

    • 49 sec
    Appeal - Read by GC

    Appeal - Read by GC

    • 47 sec

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