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The Roan Stallion: By Robinson Jeffers

Marian Seldes
The Roan Stallion: By Robinson Jeffers “The Roan Stallion” is an allegorical narrative in free verse written by Robinson Jeffers and published in 1925. The poem tells the story of California, a mixed-race woman mired in a loveless and brutal marriage. She establishes an emotional attachment with a roan stallion that ultimately leads to tragedy. The poem is read by actress Marian Seldes, and the text is printed in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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Part 1 Marian Seldes 18:53
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Part 2 Marian Seldes 19:40