Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    James Alan McPherson and Tim O'Brien reading from their fiction Mr. McPherson reads a story from his collection Elbow room, titled, The story of a dead man. Mr. O'Brien reads his The nuclear age, unpublished at the time of the reading.
    • Contributor: McPherson, James Alan - Meredith, William - O'Brien, Tim - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    W.S. Merwin reading his poems with comment in the Coolidge Auditorium, Nov. 17, 1979 Mr. Merwin comments on poetry, language, and his own work and then reads twenty-nine of his poems.
    • Contributor: Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley) - Meredith, William - Rector, Liam - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Folger Shakespeare Library - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1979
  • Audio Recording
    William Meredith reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Oct. 25, 1962 Introduced by Louis Untermeyer. Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature. Literary recordings, rev., enl. ed., p. 157. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Cataloging based on container/printed material/LC paperwork.
    • Contributor: Meredith, William - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1962
  • Audio Recording
    William Meredith, Consultant in Poetry, reading his poems and those of other consultants in poetry in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct., 6, 1980 Introduced by John C. Broderick. 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.
    • Contributor: Meredith, William - Broderick, John C. - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1980
  • Audio Recording
    June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Feb. 12, 1979 Ms. Jordan reads eight selections from her collection entitled Passion and two selections from her collection, Things that I do in the dark.
    • Contributor: Jordan, June - Meredith, William - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1979
  • Audio Recording
    Alice Walker reading her poems in the Whittall Pavilion, Feb. 13, 1979 Introduced by William Meredith. 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.
    • Contributor: Walker, Alice - Meredith, William - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1979
  • Audio Recording
    An evening of Australian poetry Vincent Buckley, David Malouf, and Les A. Murray reading their poems. Mr. Buckley reads four poems from his collection entitled The pattern and three of his other poems. Mr. Malouf reads three poems from his collection entitled The year of the foxes and other poems; four of his other poems; and an excerpt from his novel entitled An imaginary life. Mr. Murray reads one poem from his collection entitled Selected poems--the vernacular republic; two from...
    • Contributor: Buckley, Vincent - Meredith, William - Malouf, David - Murray, Les A. - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1980