Audio Recording John Ashbery and Charles Simic reading and discussing their poems

John Ashbery and Charles Simic reading and discussing their poems

About this Item

Title

  • John Ashbery and Charles Simic reading and discussing their poems

Summary

  • Mr. Simic reads five poems from his collection entitled Return to a place lit by a glass of milk; two from Dismantling the silence; and two of his other poems. Mr. Ashbery reads two poems from his collection entitled Some trees; two from Rivers and mountains; two from The double dream of spring; one from Self-portrait in a convex mirror; and three of his other poems. Stanley Kunitz introduces the poets and moderates the discussion.

Contributor Names

  • Ashbery, John, 1927-2017.
  • Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006.
  • Simic, Charles, 1938-
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1975.

Notes

  • -  Recorded Nov. 24, 1975, 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 (86 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in. + program notes with contents ([2] p.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LWO 8774

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91740712

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:

Ashbery, John, Stanley Kunitz, Charles Simic, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. John Ashbery and Charles Simic reading and discussing their poems. 1975. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740712/.

APA citation style:

Ashbery, J., Kunitz, S., Simic, C., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1975) John Ashbery and Charles Simic reading and discussing their poems. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740712/.

MLA citation style:

Ashbery, John, et al. John Ashbery and Charles Simic reading and discussing their poems. 1975. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740712/>.