Audio Recording Stephen Spender delivering a lecture

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Title
Stephen Spender delivering a lecture
Summary
Poet Stephen Spender speaks on the relationship between poetry and political events of the 1930s. During the course of his talk, he reads excerpts of the works of poets such as W.H. Auden and C. Day Lewis, Mr. Spender's contemporaries during the 1930s.
Contributor Names
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004.
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1983.
Subject Headings
-  English poetry--20th century--Political aspects
-  Poets, English--20th century--Political and social views
-  Spender, Stephen,--1909-1995--Contemporaries
-  Politics and literature--Great Britain--History--20th century
Notes
-  Introduced by Anthony Hecht.
-  Recorded Apr. 19, 1983, 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
1 sound tape reel (ca. 60 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in. + program information ([3] p.)
Call Number/Physical Location
RWA 5525
Library of Congress Control Number
91740825
Online Format
audio
Description
Poet Stephen Spender speaks on the relationship between poetry and political events of the 1930s. During the course of his talk, he reads excerpts of the works of poets such as W.H. Auden and C. Day Lewis, Mr. Spender's contemporaries during the 1930s.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/91740825
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Chicago citation style:

Spender, Stephen, Anthony Hecht, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Stephen Spender delivering a lecture. 1983. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/91740825/.

APA citation style:

Spender, S., Hecht, A., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1983) Stephen Spender delivering a lecture. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/91740825/.

MLA citation style:

Spender, Stephen, et al. Stephen Spender delivering a lecture. 1983. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740825/>.