Audio Recording Readings in Afro-American poetry Gwendolyn Brooks, Michael S. Harper, and Robert Hayden reading their own poems and those of other Afro-American poets.

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Title
Readings in Afro-American poetry Gwendolyn Brooks, Michael S. Harper, and Robert Hayden reading their own poems and those of other Afro-American poets.
Summary
Ms. Brooks, Mr. Harper, and Mr. Hayden read their own poetry and poems by eleven Afro-American poets including Jean Toomer, Countee Cullen, and Sterling Brown. Presented in two sessions: part one: The heritage (first reel); part two: The contemporary achievement (second reel). Stanley Kunitz introduces both sessions.
Contributor Names
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000.
Harper, Michael S., 1938-2016.
Hayden, Robert, 1913-1980.
Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006.
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1976.
Subject Headings
-  American poetry--African American authors
-  African Americans--Poetry
Notes
-  Recorded Feb. 23, 1976, 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. + program information ([4] p.)
Call Number/Physical Location
LWO 8895
Library of Congress Control Number
91740949
Online Format
audio
Description
Ms. Brooks, Mr. Harper, and Mr. Hayden read their own poetry and poems by eleven Afro-American poets including Jean Toomer, Countee Cullen, and Sterling Brown. Presented in two sessions: part one: The heritage (first reel); part two: The contemporary achievement (second reel). Stanley Kunitz introduces both sessions.
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https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/91740949
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Chicago citation style:

Brooks, Gwendolyn, Michael S Harper, Robert Hayden, Stanley Kunitz, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Readings in Afro-American poetry Gwendolyn Brooks, Michael S. Harper, and Robert Hayden reading their own poems and those of other Afro-American poets. 1976. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/91740949/.

APA citation style:

Brooks, G., Harper, M. S., Hayden, R., Kunitz, S., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1976) Readings in Afro-American poetry Gwendolyn Brooks, Michael S. Harper, and Robert Hayden reading their own poems and those of other Afro-American poets. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/91740949/.

MLA citation style:

Brooks, Gwendolyn, et al. Readings in Afro-American poetry Gwendolyn Brooks, Michael S. Harper, and Robert Hayden reading their own poems and those of other Afro-American poets. 1976. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740949/>.