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Audio Recording American literature--the past 30 years Cleanth Brooks delivering a lecture

American literature--the past 30 years : Cleanth Brooks delivering a lecture

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Title

  • American literature--the past 30 years Cleanth Brooks delivering a lecture

Summary

  • Literary critic Cleanth Brooks speaks on contemporary forms of writing in American literature. His talk focuses on the protest novel, the absurd as literary element, historical perspective versus individual viewpoint, epic themes versus satirical commentary, and the schools of modern poetry.

Names

  • Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-1994
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1981.

Headings

  • -  American literature--20th century--History and criticism

Notes

  • -  Recorded May 4, 1981, 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., in observance of its thirtieth anniversary.
  • -  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.

Medium

  • 1 sound tape reel (63 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in. + program information ([4] p.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • RWA 652

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91740964

Online Format

  • audio

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Rights & Access

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Chicago citation style:

Brooks, Cleanth, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. American literature--the past 30 years Cleanth Brooks delivering a lecture. 1981. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740964/.

APA citation style:

Brooks, C., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1981) American literature--the past 30 years Cleanth Brooks delivering a lecture. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740964/.

MLA citation style:

Brooks, Cleanth, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. American literature--the past 30 years Cleanth Brooks delivering a lecture. 1981. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740964/>.