Audio Recording Adrienne Rich reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Apr. 7, 1981

Adrienne Rich reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Apr. 7, 1981

About this Item

Title

  • Adrienne Rich reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Apr. 7, 1981

Summary

  • Adrienne Rich reads from The Dream of a Common Language and A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far.

Contributor Names

  • Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012.
  • Kumin, Maxine, 1925-2014.
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1981.

Contents

  • Ms. Rich's brief statement about her background and work (min. 06:50); From The Dream of a Common Language: Power (min. 13:05), Hunger (min: 16:04); From A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far [unpublished at the time of reading]: Integrity (min: 22:47), Culture and Anarchy (min. 28:09), For Julia in Nebraska (min. 38:54), Transit (min. 44:22), Mother-in-Law (min. 47:30), The Spirit of Place (min. 53:52).

Notes

  • -  Maxine Kumin introduces Ms. Rich.
  • -  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 (63 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono. ; 10 in. + program information ([3] p.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • RWA 598

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91740233

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:

Rich, Adrienne, Maxine Kumin, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Adrienne Rich reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Apr. 7. 1981. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740233/.

APA citation style:

Rich, A., Kumin, M., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1981) Adrienne Rich reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Apr. 7. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740233/.

MLA citation style:

Rich, Adrienne, et al. Adrienne Rich reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Apr. 7. 1981. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740233/>.