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Audio Recording Stephen Spender delivering a lecture

Stephen Spender delivering a lecture

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Title

  • Stephen Spender delivering a lecture

Summary

  • Poet Stephen Spender speaks on the relationship between poetry and political events of the 1930s. During the course of his talk, he reads excerpts of the works of poets such as W.H. Auden and C. Day Lewis, Mr. Spender's contemporaries during the 1930s.

Names

  • Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995
  • Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1983.

Headings

  • -  English poetry--20th century--Political aspects
  • -  Poets, English--20th century--Political and social views
  • -  Spender, Stephen,--1909-1995--Contemporaries
  • -  Politics and literature--Great Britain--History--20th century

Notes

  • -  Introduced by Anthony Hecht.
  • -  Recorded Apr. 19, 1983, 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. + program information ([3] p.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • RWA 5525

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91740825

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:

Spender, Stephen, Anthony Hecht, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Stephen Spender delivering a lecture. 1983. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740825/.

APA citation style:

Spender, S., Hecht, A., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1983) Stephen Spender delivering a lecture. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740825/.

MLA citation style:

Spender, Stephen, et al. Stephen Spender delivering a lecture. 1983. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740825/>.