Audio Recording Kofi Awoonor reading from his poems

Kofi Awoonor reading from his poems

About this Item

Title

  • Kofi Awoonor reading from his poems

Summary

  • After an introduction by Library of Congress Poetry Consultant Gwendolyn Brooks, ambassador and Ghana-born author Kofi Awoonor reads from his poetry and comments on the reasons why he writes, stressing his sense of oneness theme. Concludes with a question-and-answer session.

Contributor Names

  • Awoonor, Kofi, 1935-2013.
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000.
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1986.

Notes

  • -  Recorded Jan. 20, 1986, in the Coolidge Auditorium 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.

Medium

  • 1 sound tape reel (ca. 60 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, double track, mono. ; 10 in. + 1 descriptive sheet.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PR9379.9.A9
  • RWB 2257

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88740076

Online Format

  • audio

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Rights & Access

“Streaming Audio Use Restrictions: The recordings on this page are provided for reference, research, and educational purposes only. No portion of any recording may be reproduced, redistributed, or otherwise made available by any third-party, for any purpose, without prior written authorization from the rights holder.”

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Chicago citation style:

Awoonor, Kofi, Gwendolyn Brooks, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Kofi Awoonor reading from his poems. 1986. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/88740076/.

APA citation style:

Awoonor, K., Brooks, G., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1986) Kofi Awoonor reading from his poems. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88740076/.

MLA citation style:

Awoonor, Kofi, et al. Kofi Awoonor reading from his poems. 1986. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/88740076/>.