Audio Recording Robert Penn Warren reading his poems

Robert Penn Warren reading his poems

About this Item

Title

  • Robert Penn Warren reading his poems

Summary

  • Librarian of Congress Daniel Boorstin introduces the first poet laureate of the United States, Robert Penn Warren, by commenting on the author's life and his long association with the Library of Congress. Mr. Warren reads his poem entitled Sirocco and gives some background information on this work. Concludes with author James Olney reading and commenting on several of the poet laureate's poems.

Names

  • Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989.
  • Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004.
  • Olney, James.
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.

Created / Published

  • 1986.

Headings

  • -  Warren, Robert Penn,--1905-1989
  • -  Warren, Robert Penn,--1905-1989.--Sirocco
  • -  Poets, American--20th century--Biography

Notes

  • -  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
  • -  Sponsored by the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • -  Recorded Oct. 6, 1986, in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Medium

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

Call Number/Physical Location

  • RWB 3316

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88752460

Online Format

  • audio

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Rights & Access

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Chicago citation style:

Warren, Robert Penn, Daniel J Boorstin, James Olney, Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature, and Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund. Robert Penn Warren reading his poems. 1986. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/88752460/.

APA citation style:

Warren, R. P., Boorstin, D. J., Olney, J., Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature & Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund. (1986) Robert Penn Warren reading his poems. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88752460/.

MLA citation style:

Warren, Robert Penn, et al. Robert Penn Warren reading his poems. 1986. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/88752460/>.