Audio Recording Russell Edson and James Laughlin reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 29, 1984

Russell Edson and James Laughlin reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 29, 1984

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Title

  • Russell Edson and James Laughlin reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 29, 1984

Names

  • Edson, Russell
  • Laughlin, James, 1914-1997
  • Whittemore, Reed, 1919-2012
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund

Created / Published

  • 1984.

Contents

  • Mr. Edson reads: You -- Sauteeing -- The half-and-half man -- The tunnel -- The nursery -- Darwin descending -- Philosophers -- An old man's son -- Herman's oyster -- The sudden labor -- The wounded breakfast -- On eating of mice -- The rats' legs -- Sheep -- The thickening -- The sculptor -- With sincerest regrets -- Our poor brains -- Pigeons -- The dark side of the moon -- The love affair -- A zoography.
  • Mr. Laughlin reads: My muse -- So much depends -- Alba -- No my dear -- From In another country, poems 1935-1975: What the pencil writes ; It does me good -- My old gray sweater -- Two letters on Samos -- J'ayme donc je suis, je souffre mais je vis -- Enthade ten ieron -- The deconstructed man -- Write on my tomb --

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.
  • -  Introduced by Consultant in Poetry Reed Whittemore.
  • -  New - Copy Command

Medium

  • 1 sound tape reel (ca. 60 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in. + program notes with contents ([4] p.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • RWA 8149

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91740505

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Edson, Russell, James Laughlin, Reed Whittemore, Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature, and Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund. Russell Edson and James Laughlin reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1984. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740505/.

APA citation style:

Edson, R., Laughlin, J., Whittemore, R., Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature & Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund. (1984) Russell Edson and James Laughlin reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740505/.

MLA citation style:

Edson, Russell, et al. Russell Edson and James Laughlin reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1984. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740505/>.