Audio Recording A poet's America

A poet's America

About this Item

Title

  • A poet's America

Summary

  • Mr. Kunitz discusses his writing. During his talk, the poet answers questions from the audience and reads passages by Walt Whitman, excerpts from his mother's memoir, a memoir of his childhood, and two poems from his collection, The testing-tree.

Names

  • Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006.
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1976.

Headings

  • -  Kunitz, Stanley,--1905-2006
  • -  Poets, American--20th century--Biography

Notes

  • -  Recorded May 10, 1976, 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, stereo. ; 10 in. + program information ([2] p.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LWO 9026

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91740844

Online Format

  • audio

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Rights & Access

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Chicago citation style:

Kunitz, Stanley, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. A poet's America. 1976. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740844/.

APA citation style:

Kunitz, S., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1976) A poet's America. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740844/.

MLA citation style:

Kunitz, Stanley, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. A poet's America. 1976. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740844/>.