Audio Recording The cultures of American poetry. Part 2 lecture

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Title
The cultures of American poetry. Part 2 lecture
Summary
Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Robert Hass delivers a lecture to open the 1996-97 literary season. Before his talk, Mr. Hass reads the following poems by newly named Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska: In praise of self-deprecation, Returns, and Portrait of a woman. In the course of his talk, Mr. Hass reads: a song composed by Tatanka Iyontake (Sitting Bull); Song of the butterfly: a Chippewa song, Frances Densmore, translator; Magpie song: a Navajo song, Washington Matthews, translator; Prayer for rain: a Sia song, Mathilde Cox Stevenson, translator; On being brought from Africa to America, by Phllis Wheatley; spirituals and worksongs; Compensation, by Paul Lawrence Dunbar; In the morning (excerpt), by Paul Lawrence Dunbar; The song of the smoke (excerpt), by W.E.B. DuBois; and The scarlet woman, by Fenton Johnson.
Contributor Names
Hass, Robert.
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1996.
Subject Headings
-  American poetry--History and criticism
Notes
-  Recorded Oct. 3, 1996, in the Montpelier Room 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.
Medium
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
RWD 8315
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/gdcarpl.96706036
Library of Congress Control Number
96706036
Language
English
Online Format
audio
OCLC Number
5769745
Description
Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Robert Hass delivers a lecture to open the 1996-97 literary season. Before his talk, Mr. Hass reads the following poems by newly named Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska: In praise of self-deprecation, Returns, and Portrait of a woman. In the course of his talk, Mr. Hass reads: a song composed by Tatanka Iyontake (Sitting Bull); Song of the butterfly: a Chippewa song, Frances Densmore, translator; Magpie song: a Navajo song, Washington Matthews, translator; Prayer for rain: a Sia song, Mathilde Cox Stevenson, translator; On being brought from Africa to America, by Phllis Wheatley; spirituals and worksongs; Compensation, by Paul Lawrence Dunbar; In the morning (excerpt), by Paul Lawrence Dunbar; The song of the smoke (excerpt), by W.E.B. DuBois; and The scarlet woman, by Fenton Johnson.
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Hass, Robert, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. The cultures of American poetry. Part 2 lecture. 1996. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/96706036/.

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Hass, R., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1996) The cultures of American poetry. Part 2 lecture. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/96706036/.

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Hass, Robert, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. The cultures of American poetry. Part 2 lecture. 1996. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/96706036/>.