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The spoken word. [sound recording]. American poets

by Stein, Gertrude [aut]; Frost, Robert [aut]; Stevens, Wallace [aut]; Williams, William Carlos [aut]; Pound, Ezra [aut]; Jeffers, Robinson [aut]; Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) [aut]; Aiken, Conrad [aut]; MacLeish, Archibald [aut]; Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin) [aut]; Hughes, Langston [aut]; Nash, Ogden [aut]; Roethke, Theodore [aut]; Jarrell, Randall [aut]; Berryman, John [aut]; Brooks, Gwendolyn [aut]; Lowell, Robert [aut]; Duncan, Robert [aut]; Ferlinghetti, Lawrence [aut]; Bukowski, Charles [aut]; Ginsberg, Allen [aut]; Ashbery, John [aut]; Sexton, Anne [aut]; Rich, Adrienne [aut]; Corso, Gregory [aut]; Plath, Sylvia [aut]; Baraka, Imamu Amiri [aut]; BBC Radio; British Library. National Sound Archive; British Broadcasting Corporation.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: London : British Library : BBC, [2010]Description: 3 sound discs (3 hr., 29 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9780712351065; 071235106X.Other title: American poets.Subject(s): American poetry -- 20th century | Literary readings (Radio programs) | Live sound recordings | Audiobooks
Contents:
A valentine to Sherwood Anderson (Gertrude Stein) -- After apple-picking ; Mending wall ; The star-splitter (Robert Frost) -- Credences of summer (Wallace Stevens) -- Spring and all I ; This is just to say ; The yachts ; Picture of a nude in a machine shop (William Carlos Williams) -- Canto I ; Canto LI ; Canto XLV (Ezra Pound) -- Shane O'Neill's cairn ; The low sky ; Inscription for a gravestone ; The bed by the window ; The Coast-Road ; Oh lovely rock (Robinson Jeffers) -- Four preludes ; The journey of the Magi ; The waste land. 1, The burial of the dead (T.S. Eliot) -- Gabriel de Ford ; Morning song of Senlin ; Blues for Ruby Matrix I (Conrad Aiken) -- American letter (Archibald MacLeish) -- She being Brand ; Next to of course God America I ; Memorabilia ; Of all the blessings which to man ; Anyone lived in a pretty how town ; Thanksgiving (1956) (E.E. Cummings) -- One-way ticket ; The Negro speaks of rivers ; Puzzled ; Trumpet player ; Ballad of the gypsy (Langston Hughes) -- The private dining room ; Peekaboo, I almost see you (Ogden Nash) -- The heron ; Big wind ; The waking (Theodore Roethke) -- A quilt-pattern (Randall Jarrell) -- Dream song 1; Dream song 5 ; Dream song 27 ; Dream song 17 ; Dream song 16 (John Berryman) -- We real cool (first reading) ; We real cool (second reading) ; Riot ; A man of the middle class (Gwendolyn Brooks) -- For the Union dead ; Water ; The flaw (Robert Lowell) -- My mother would be a falconress (Robert Duncan) -- I am waiting (Lawrence Ferlinghetti) -- Fire station ; The tragedy of the leaves (Charles Bukowski) -- First party at Ken Kesey's with Hells Angels ; Kral Majales (Allen Ginsberg) -- Farm implements and rutabagas in a landscape ; Variations, calypso and fugue on a theme of Ella Wheeler Wilcox (John Ashbery) -- The addict ; Letter written on a ferry while crossing Long Island Sound (Anne Sexton) -- In the evening ; I dream I'm the death of Orpheus ; Mother-in-law ; North American time (VI-IX) (Adrienne Rich) -- The mutation of the spirit (Gregory Corso) -- Candles ; Berck-Plage (Sylvia Plath) -- A poem some people will have to understand ; Epistrophe (Amiri Baraka).
Read by the authors.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The Spoken Word series highlights the speeches, readings, and broadcasts delivered by notable literary minds. Here, several acclaimed American poets are featured.

British Library: NSACD 63--NSACD 65 (on container spine: NSACD 63-65).

BBC Radio broadcasts of poetry readings.

Read by the authors.

Recorded between 1935 and Aug. 21, 1972.

Includes previously unreleased recordings.

Compact discs.

Program notes by Sir Andrew Motion ([20] p.) inserted in container.

Some poems preceded by introductory remarks.

A valentine to Sherwood Anderson (Gertrude Stein) -- After apple-picking ; Mending wall ; The star-splitter (Robert Frost) -- Credences of summer (Wallace Stevens) -- Spring and all I ; This is just to say ; The yachts ; Picture of a nude in a machine shop (William Carlos Williams) -- Canto I ; Canto LI ; Canto XLV (Ezra Pound) -- Shane O'Neill's cairn ; The low sky ; Inscription for a gravestone ; The bed by the window ; The Coast-Road ; Oh lovely rock (Robinson Jeffers) -- Four preludes ; The journey of the Magi ; The waste land. 1, The burial of the dead (T.S. Eliot) -- Gabriel de Ford ; Morning song of Senlin ; Blues for Ruby Matrix I (Conrad Aiken) -- American letter (Archibald MacLeish) -- She being Brand ; Next to of course God America I ; Memorabilia ; Of all the blessings which to man ; Anyone lived in a pretty how town ; Thanksgiving (1956) (E.E. Cummings) -- One-way ticket ; The Negro speaks of rivers ; Puzzled ; Trumpet player ; Ballad of the gypsy (Langston Hughes) -- The private dining room ; Peekaboo, I almost see you (Ogden Nash) -- The heron ; Big wind ; The waking (Theodore Roethke) -- A quilt-pattern (Randall Jarrell) -- Dream song 1; Dream song 5 ; Dream song 27 ; Dream song 17 ; Dream song 16 (John Berryman) -- We real cool (first reading) ; We real cool (second reading) ; Riot ; A man of the middle class (Gwendolyn Brooks) -- For the Union dead ; Water ; The flaw (Robert Lowell) -- My mother would be a falconress (Robert Duncan) -- I am waiting (Lawrence Ferlinghetti) -- Fire station ; The tragedy of the leaves (Charles Bukowski) -- First party at Ken Kesey's with Hells Angels ; Kral Majales (Allen Ginsberg) -- Farm implements and rutabagas in a landscape ; Variations, calypso and fugue on a theme of Ella Wheeler Wilcox (John Ashbery) -- The addict ; Letter written on a ferry while crossing Long Island Sound (Anne Sexton) -- In the evening ; I dream I'm the death of Orpheus ; Mother-in-law ; North American time (VI-IX) (Adrienne Rich) -- The mutation of the spirit (Gregory Corso) -- Candles ; Berck-Plage (Sylvia Plath) -- A poem some people will have to understand ; Epistrophe (Amiri Baraka).

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