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Audio Recording Kofi Awoonor reading from his poems

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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
Library of Congress Control Number
88740076
Online Format
audio
Description
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.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/88740076
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“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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Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

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/>.

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Audio Recording 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
Library of Congress Control Number
88740076
Online Format
audio
Description
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.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/88740076
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

Rights & Access

Rights assessment is your responsibility.

“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.”

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

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/>.