Audio Recording Arna Wendell Bontemps reading his poems with comment at radio station WPLN, Nashville Public Library, May 22, 1963

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Title
Arna Wendell Bontemps reading his poems with comment at radio station WPLN, Nashville Public Library, May 22, 1963
Summary
Mr. Bontemps reads poems previously published in various anthologies: Caroling dusk, The book of American Negro poetry, The poetry of the Negro 1746-1949, and Golden slippers. In addition, he reads two uncollected poems.
Contributor Names
Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1963.
Contents
Golgotha is a mountain -- Nocturne at Bethesda -- The return -- The day-breakers -- A black man talks of reaping -- Close your eyes! -- Southern mansions -- Idolatry -- Length of moon -- Homing -- A note of humility -- Nocturne of the wharves -- Here is the sea -- A tree design -- Dark girl -- Miracles -- Reconnaissance.
Notes
-  Gift given to the Library of Congress in 1963 for inclusion in the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
-  Literary recordings, rev., enl. ed., p. 25.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Preservation master. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Magnetic Recording Laboratory, 1979. On 2 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.
Medium
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 7 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
LWO 4016 (archival acetate -- not for playback)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsrs/poetryarch.95770381
Library of Congress Control Number
95770381
Online Format
audio
Description
Mr. Bontemps reads poems previously published in various anthologies: Caroling dusk, The book of American Negro poetry, The poetry of the Negro 1746-1949, and Golden slippers. In addition, he reads two uncollected poems.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/95770381
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Bontemps, Arna, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Arna Wendell Bontemps reading his poems with comment at radio station WPLN, Nashville Public Library, May 22, 1963. 1963. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/95770381/. (Accessed October 19, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Bontemps, A. & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1963) Arna Wendell Bontemps reading his poems with comment at radio station WPLN, Nashville Public Library, May 22, 1963. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/95770381/.

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Bontemps, Arna, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Arna Wendell Bontemps reading his poems with comment at radio station WPLN, Nashville Public Library, May 22, 1963. 1963. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/95770381/>.