Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Léon Damas reading his poems in French and Sterling Brown reading the English translations, in the Recording Laboratory, June 7, 1973 Mr. Damas reads each of his poems in French first and Mr. Brown follows with an English translation.
    • Contributor: Damas, Léon-Gontran - Brown, Sterling Allen - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1973
  • Audio Recording
    An Afternoon of Danish poetry in English translation Features Torben Brostrøm, a noted Danish literature scholar, discussing Danish poetry and literature. His comments are interspersed with readings by poet Klaus Rifbjerg, who reads his poems, as well as those of other modern Danish poets. Concludes with a question-and-answer session.
    • Contributor: Brostrøm, Torben - Rifbjerg, Klaus - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1977
  • Audio Recording
    An Evening of poetry in translation readings by Herbert Mason and Stephen Mitchell. After introductions by Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Richard Wilbur, poet and historian Herbert Mason reads from his translations of Middle Eastern poetry. He is followed by Stephen Mitchell, who reads from his translations of the work of Rainer Maria Rilke and from The book of Job and Tao te ching. Richard Wilbur reads some of his own verse translations as well.
    • Contributor: Mason, Herbert - Mitchell, Stephen - Wilbur, Richard - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1988
  • Audio Recording
    A Korean-American poetry evening Yearn Hong Choi, Chungmi Kim, and Moon Hee Kim reading their poems in the original Korean, in the original English, and in English translation. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Introduced by Rita Dove. Recorded Apr. 28, 1994, in the Mumford 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. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Chʻoe, Yŏn-Hong - Kim, Chungmi - Kim, Mun-Hŭi - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1994
  • Audio Recording
    Berlin poets readings by Heinz Czechowski, Lioba Happel, and Richard Wagner. Read in the original German with English translation. Introduced by Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Rita Dove; English translations read by Henry Taylor, Roland Flint, and Grace Cavalieri. Recorded Apr. 3, 1995, in the Montpelier Room at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Sponsored by the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, the Goethe-Institut Washington, the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin, and the German...
    • Contributor: Czechowski, Heinz - Happel, Lioba - Wagner, Richard - Taylor, Henry - Flint, Roland - Cavalieri, Grace - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1995