Audio Recording Aram Saroyan reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Feb. 2, 1970

Aram Saroyan reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Feb. 2, 1970

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Title

  • Aram Saroyan reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Feb. 2, 1970

Summary

  • Mr. Saroyan reads thirty-five selections from his collection, Poems; thirty-one selections from his collection, Short poems; and five selections from his work, Writing.

Contributor Names

  • Saroyan, Aram.
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1970.

Contents

  • From Poems. I have spent a year mostly alone -- Bad dreams -- The cheer of that beach -- We are two sons -- This morning I ate bacon -- Now I will make myself -- I have been obsessed with my failures -- Talking to you -- My friend one by one -- Persons -- Dream -- At a bus stop -- Small poem -- Days -- Each room's occasion -- Over and over -- Facts -- At a freak show -- Is -- Among my friends -- After waking up at six p.m. -- Almost midnight -- Poem: Stay to my own eyes -- Poem: The doorbell, lost in the wall -- The sentence -- Memory -- French poets -- Introduction -- The postcard of -- I seldom remember what -- Tired poems -- Gradually -- Poem: The grey room -- Poem: As my own noises -- October --
  • From Short poems. Placitas -- N.Y.C. -- Marijuana notation -- My cup is yellow -- The scissors -- Coupon -- Louis -- ABC -- July -- Later -- In the corner -- I leaps -- Seek -- Stones -- Take them down -- I see -- It may -- I sleep around the -- Song -- Quote -- Placid teas -- Play -- Lyric -- Be sure -- We made a raincoat -- American coins -- How strange -- Opera -- An oyster -- A joint -- One/two/three --
  • From Writings. The woman was involved with how she looked -- Electric poetry -- I write on a typewriter -- Charlie Chaplin -- Today.

Notes

  • -  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
  • -  Literary recordings, rev., enl. ed., p. 217-218.

Medium

  • 1 sound tape reel (63 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LWO 5920

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 95770019

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Saroyan, Aram, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Aram Saroyan reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Feb. 2. 1970. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/95770019/.

APA citation style:

Saroyan, A. & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1970) Aram Saroyan reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Feb. 2. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/95770019/.

MLA citation style:

Saroyan, Aram, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Aram Saroyan reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Feb. 2. 1970. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/95770019/>.