Audio Recording James Baldwin reading from his works

James Baldwin reading from his works

About this Item

Title

  • James Baldwin reading from his works

Summary

  • After an introduction to his life and work by Library of Congress Poetry Consultant Gwendolyn Brooks, author James Baldwin reads selections from two essays published in the 1950s and several passages from his fictional works.

Names

  • Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
  • 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 Apr. 28, 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, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in. + 1 descriptive sheet.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PS3552.A45
  • RWB 2968

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88752473

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:

Baldwin, James, Gwendolyn Brooks, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. James Baldwin reading from his works. 1986. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/88752473/.

APA citation style:

Baldwin, J., Brooks, G., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1986) James Baldwin reading from his works. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88752473/.

MLA citation style:

Baldwin, James, et al. James Baldwin reading from his works. 1986. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/88752473/>.