Audio Recording Edward Kamau Brathwaite reading his poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 5, 1982

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Title
Edward Kamau Brathwaite reading his poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 5, 1982
Summary
Mr. Brathwaite discusses Barbados and his background and reads, with comment, sixteen poems from his previously published collections.
Contributor Names
Brathwaite, Kamau, 1930-
Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004.
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1982.
Contents
From Sun poem: Red rising (when the earth was made ... when the suns of my morning walked out of their shallow thrill/dren -- From Other exiles: Dives ; The day the first snow fell ; The doktor -- From The arrivants/masks: The new ships ; South -- From Black + blues: Starvation -- From The arrivants/rights of passage: Calypso -- From The arrivants/islands: Caliban -- From The arrivants/rights of passage: Folkways 2 -- From The arrivants/islands: Shepherd ; Rites ; Ancestors -- From The arrivants/masks: The making of the drum (The gong-gong) ; Atumpan.
Notes
-  Introduced by Anthony Hecht.
-  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
2 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in. + program information ([5] p.)
Call Number/Physical Location
RWA 4461-4462
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsrs/poetryarch.91740750
Library of Congress Control Number
91740750
Language
English
Online Format
audio
OCLC Number
5628395
Description
Mr. Brathwaite discusses Barbados and his background and reads, with comment, sixteen poems from his previously published collections.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/91740750
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Chicago citation style:

Brathwaite, Kamau, Anthony Hecht, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Edward Kamau Brathwaite reading his poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 5. 1982. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740750/.

APA citation style:

Brathwaite, K., Hecht, A., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1982) Edward Kamau Brathwaite reading his poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 5. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740750/.

MLA citation style:

Brathwaite, Kamau, et al. Edward Kamau Brathwaite reading his poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 5. 1982. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740750/>.

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