Audio Recording How it strikes a contemporary reflections on poetry and the role of the poet

How it strikes a contemporary : reflections on poetry and the role of the poet

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Title

  • How it strikes a contemporary reflections on poetry and the role of the poet

Summary

  • Presents a lecture delivered by Robert Hayden. Following the lecture, Mr. Hayden reads the poem, A letter from Phillis Wheatley and section V of the poem, Elegies for Paradise Valley from his collection, American Journal.

Names

  • Hayden, Robert, 1913-1980
  • Broderick, John C.
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1978.

Headings

  • -  Poetry, Modern--20th century--Social aspects
  • -  Poets--20th century--Political and social views
  • -  Literature and society

Notes

  • -  Introduced by John C. Broderick.
  • -  Recorded May 8, 1978, 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, full track, mono. ; 10 in. + program information ([4] p.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LWO 12201

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91740837

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Hayden, Robert, John C Broderick, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. How It Strikes a Contemporary Reflections on Poetry and the Role of the Poet. 1978. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740837/.

APA citation style:

Hayden, R., Broderick, J. C., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1978) How It Strikes a Contemporary Reflections on Poetry and the Role of the Poet. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740837/.

MLA citation style:

Hayden, Robert, et al. How It Strikes a Contemporary Reflections on Poetry and the Role of the Poet. 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740837/>.