Audio Recording Robert Bly reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, May 2, 1960

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Title
Robert Bly reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, May 2, 1960
Summary
Mr. Bly reads twenty poems from his collection, Solitudes in the snow fields, and twenty-two poems from his collection, Poems for the ascension of J.P. Morgan (provisional title).
Contributor Names
Bly, Robert.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1960.
Contents
Poem in three parts (Oh in the early morning I think I shall live forever) -- Thoughts on long journeys in fall -- Evening -- Poem in three parts (The hawk sailed over the trees) -- Arriving home on a summer evening -- Dusk -- Fall rain -- September night with an old horse -- Driving through Ohio -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike -- Thinking of trees -- The coming of autumn -- Return to the life of the spirit -- The joy when the leaves of the body fall -- At the funeral of Great Aunt Mary -- After drinking all night with a friend -- Watching the snow and thinking of death -- Joy -- Walking about at night -- Restless in the fall afternoon --
The new snow -- The possibility of new poetry -- The marriage -- The delicious confusion -- A dream as the western movies increase -- Singing in winter [not completed at the time of reading] -- Condition of the working classes, 1960 -- The coming of night -- The campaign of the adversting man -- The confusion of America -- Listening to the radio -- Mourning for the recent deaths -- The tossing seas -- Poem (The moon sails out over the canyons in New York) -- We have overlooked something -- The strange sensation of hearing men who shout at night on Bleecker Street -- The Chinese coolies who built the railroads -- For three American heroes -- Each day I live -- The world is a confusion of three worlds -- Thinking of Wallace Stevens -- Remembering in Oslo.
Notes
-  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
-  Literary recordings, rev., enl. ed., p. 22-23.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Cataloging based on container/printed material/LC paperwork.
Medium
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
LWO 3106
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsrs/poetryarch.94838478
Library of Congress Control Number
94838478
Online Format
audio
Description
Mr. Bly reads twenty poems from his collection, Solitudes in the snow fields, and twenty-two poems from his collection, Poems for the ascension of J.P. Morgan (provisional title).
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/94838478
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Bly, Robert, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Robert Bly reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, May 2. 1960. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/94838478/.

APA citation style:

Bly, R. & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1960) Robert Bly reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, May 2. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/94838478/.

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Bly, Robert, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Robert Bly reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, May 2. 1960. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/94838478/>.