Audio Recording An Evening of poetry in translation readings by Herbert Mason and Stephen Mitchell.

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Title
An Evening of poetry in translation readings by Herbert Mason and Stephen Mitchell.
Summary
After introductions by Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Richard Wilbur, poet and historian Herbert Mason reads from his translations of Middle Eastern poetry. He is followed by Stephen Mitchell, who reads from his translations of the work of Rainer Maria Rilke and from The book of Job and Tao te ching. Richard Wilbur reads some of his own verse translations as well.
Contributor Names
Mason, Herbert, 1932-
Mitchell, Stephen, 1943-
Wilbur, Richard, 1921-2017.
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1988.
Subject Headings
-  Poetry--Translations into English
Notes
-  Recorded Apr. 18, 1988, in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
-  Sponsored by the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
2 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in. + 1 descriptive sheet.
Call Number/Physical Location
RWB 6263-6264
Library of Congress Control Number
89741349
Online Format
audio
Description
After introductions by Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Richard Wilbur, poet and historian Herbert Mason reads from his translations of Middle Eastern poetry. He is followed by Stephen Mitchell, who reads from his translations of the work of Rainer Maria Rilke and from The book of Job and Tao te ching. Richard Wilbur reads some of his own verse translations as well.
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https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/89741349
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Chicago citation style:

Mason, Herbert, Stephen Mitchell, Richard Wilbur, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. An Evening of poetry in translation readings by Herbert Mason and Stephen Mitchell. 1988. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/89741349/.

APA citation style:

Mason, H., Mitchell, S., Wilbur, R., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1988) An Evening of poetry in translation readings by Herbert Mason and Stephen Mitchell. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/89741349/.

MLA citation style:

Mason, Herbert, et al. An Evening of poetry in translation readings by Herbert Mason and Stephen Mitchell. 1988. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/89741349/>.