Audio Recording Czesław Miłosz reading from his poems in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, Apr. 3, 1997

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Title
Czesław Miłosz reading from his poems in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, Apr. 3, 1997
Summary
Lithuania-born, noted Polish poet Czesław Miłosz reads in English translation from his following collections: The collected poems, Provinces, and Facing the river. He was the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980. The various English translators of the poems include Czesław Miłosz, Lillian Vallee, Renata Gorczynski, Robert Hass, Robert Pinsky, and Nathan Leonard.
Contributor Names
Miłosz, Czesław.
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1997.
Contents
Encounter (English and Polish readings) -- Bypassing Rue Descartes -- Blacksmith shop -- Esse -- City of my youth -- Six lectures in verse (lecture IV) -- This world -- In a jar -- To Raja Rao -- Gift -- Reading the notebook of Anna Kamienska -- The thistle, the nettle -- At a certain age -- And yet the books -- On angels -- Proof -- Amazement -- Winter -- Beauty benediction.
Notes
-  Prosser Gifford introduces the poet and moderates the question-and-answer session at the conclusion of the program.
-  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, in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, Apr. 3, 1997, 6:45 p.m.
-  LWO no. 34393.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Playback copy. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Magnetic Recording Laboratory. 1 sound cassette : digital, mono. ; 2 1/2 x 3 in.
Medium
1 sound tape reel (60 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
RWD 8599
RGB 9204 (playback copy)
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.mbrsrs/poetryarch.97702039
Library of Congress Control Number
97702039
Language
English
Online Format
audio
OCLC Number
5781167
Description
Lithuania-born, noted Polish poet Czesław Miłosz reads in English translation from his following collections: The collected poems, Provinces, and Facing the river. He was the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980. The various English translators of the poems include Czesław Miłosz, Lillian Vallee, Renata Gorczynski, Robert Hass, Robert Pinsky, and Nathan Leonard.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/97702039
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Miłosz, Czesław, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Czesław Miłosz reading from his poems in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, Apr. 3. 1997. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/97702039/.

APA citation style:

Miłosz, C., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1997) Czesław Miłosz reading from his poems in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, Apr. 3. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/97702039/.

MLA citation style:

Miłosz, Czesław, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Czesław Miłosz reading from his poems in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, Apr. 3. 1997. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/97702039/>.