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Film, Video Three American poets Former supplied title: LC Performance. Interview. 1968-05-24, Three American poets--Miles, Olson, Dickey

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Title

  • Three American poets

Other Title

  • Former supplied title: LC Performance. Interview. 1968-05-24, Three American poets--Miles, Olson, Dickey

Summary

  • Josephine Miles and Elder Olson read and discuss a selection their poems with James Dickey, Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Names

  • Dickey, James
  • Olson, Elder, 1909-1992
  • Miles, Josephine, 1911-1985
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Library of Congress
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund

Created / Published

  • United States : WETA, 1968-05-21.

Contents

  • Ms. Miles reads from Kinds of affection: The mailman is coming from the next block down -- Friends in our questions, we looked together -- We have the generation which carries something new not far enough -- As difference blends into identity -- In the town where every man is king -- When I telephoned a friend, her husband told me -- Yesterday evening as the sun set late.
  • Mr. Olson reads from Collected poems: Chess-game -- Ice skaters -- The daguerrotype of Chopin -- Crucifix -- The fountain -- Direction for building a house of cards -- The four black bogmen.

Headings

  • -  American poetry
  • -  Poetics

Genre

  • Literary readings
  • Nonfiction television programs

Notes

  • -  Participants: Josephine Miles, Elder Olson.
  • -  Moderator: James Dickey.
  • -  Recorded on March 25, 1968 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. and first broadcast on May 21, 1968.
  • -  Josephine Miles and Elder Olson reading and discussing their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, March 25, 1968 M/B/RS Recorded Sound Section.
  • -  Sources used: Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress. 1966-1967, p. 67 viewed online, April 15, 2019 via the HathiTrust Digital Library; Library of Congress Information bulletin, v. 26, no. 31, August 3, 1967, p. 516-517 viewed online, April 15, 2019 via the HathiTrust Digital Library; Library of Congress Information bulletin, v. 27, no. 1, January 4, 1968, p. 214, viewed online, May 3, 2019 via the HathiTrust Digital Library; LC-ILS record for Josephine Miles and Elder Olson reading and discussing their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, March 25, 1968 (https://lccn.loc.gov/94838533).

Medium

  • 1 video file (digital) (57 min.) : sd., b&w.

Source Collection

  • LC Collection (Library of Congress)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2019600169

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Dickey, James, Elder Olson, Josephine Miles, Weta-Tv, Library Of Congress, and Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund. Three American poets. United States: WETA, -05-21, 1968. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019600169/.

APA citation style:

Dickey, J., Olson, E., Miles, J., Weta-Tv, Library Of Congress & Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund. (1968) Three American poets. United States: WETA, -05-21. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019600169/.

MLA citation style:

Dickey, James, et al. Three American poets. United States: WETA, -05-21, 1968. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019600169/>.