Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    A poet's America Mr. Kunitz discusses his writing. During his talk, the poet answers questions from the audience and reads passages by Walt Whitman, excerpts from his mother's memoir, a memoir of his childhood, and two poems from his collection, The testing-tree.
    • Contributor: Kunitz, Stanley - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1976
  • Audio Recording
    William Golding reading from his work After an introduction by Library of Congress Poetry Consultant Gwendolyn Brooks, British author William Golding presents comments and background information on his life and works. He then reads from his works Billy the kid and The ladder and the tree and concludes with a question-and-answer session.
    • Contributor: Golding, William - Brooks, Gwendolyn - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1985