Audio Recording X.J. Kennedy and Anne Sexton reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 16, 1972

X.J. Kennedy and Anne Sexton reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 16, 1972

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Title

  • X.J. Kennedy and Anne Sexton reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Oct. 16, 1972

Contributor Names

  • Kennedy, X. J.
  • Jacobsen, Josephine.
  • Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974.
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1972.

Contents

  • Mr. Kennedy reads: From Nude descending a staircase: First confession ; Nude descending a staircase ; Little elegy (for a child who skipped rope ; Epitaph for a postal clerk -- From Growing into love: Cross ties ; Ode to my rear end -- Last child (for Daniel) -- From Bulsh: Song: Great chain of being -- From Nude descending a staircase: In a prominent bar in Secaucus one day [sung] --
  • Ms. Sexton reads: From To Bedlam and part way back: Her kind -- From All my pretty ones: The truth the dead know -- From Transformations: The little peasant -- From The book of folly: The ambition bird ; Jesus suckles ; Jesus cooks -- Gods -- December 30 -- Making a living -- The fury of abandonment -- The fury of overshoes -- The fury of sunsets -- The fury of sunrises -- The fury of cocks -- From Love poems: Us ; For my lover returning to his wife.

Notes

  • -  Josephine Jacobsen introduces the poets.
  • -  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.
  • -  Literary recording, rev., enl., ed., p. 129.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • 1 sound tape reel (73 min, 45 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LWO 7048

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 95770036

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Kennedy, X. J, Josephine Jacobsen, Anne Sexton, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. X.J. Kennedy and Anne Sexton reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1972. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/95770036/.

APA citation style:

Kennedy, X. J., Jacobsen, J., Sexton, A., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1972) X.J. Kennedy and Anne Sexton reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/95770036/.

MLA citation style:

Kennedy, X. J, et al. X.J. Kennedy and Anne Sexton reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1972. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/95770036/>.