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BB3690 Subway poems : paraphenalia / written and read by Gregg Foster.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

WBAI, 8 June 1967.
BB3700 Improvisations on the poems of Petronios / Lee Hatfield.

Poetry reading.

WBAI, 20 Apr. 1967.
BB3708 Edward Dahlberg reading at the YMHA.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

WBAI, 20 Aug. 1969.
BB3712 Marco Antonio Montes de Oca.

Reading of his poetry.

WBAI, 28 Sept. 1968.
BB3717 L. E. Sissman reads at the YMHA.

Poet reads selections of his own work.|L.E. SISSMAN READS AT THE Y.M.H.A...

WBAI, 15 June 1968.
BB3718 A Young poet's involvement / Martin Weiss.

Poet reads selections of his work.

WBAI, 16 Dec. 1968.
BB3720 Three documentary poems / by John Giorno.

Poet reads three of his works.


Groovy and Linda / Joy Bang -- Lucky man / Paul Ide -- Purple heart / Joy Bang and Michael...

WBAI, 7 Dec. 1969.
BB3721 Barbara Holland reads her poems.

Poet reads selections of her own work.

WBAI, 18 June 1969.
BB3726 Muriel Ruykeyser.

Poet reads selections from her collection Speed of Darkness.|MURIEL RUYKEYSER...

WBAI, 15 July 1969.
BB3740 Thomas Kinsella.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

WBAI, 16 Apr. 1963.
BB3765 From the Yiddish : poets of the sweatshop / Winchevsky and Edelstad ; translated and read by Aaron Kramer.

Poetry reading.

WBAI, 20 Oct. 1961.
BB3769 Nathalie Sarraute at the YMWHA Poetry Center / introduced by Susan Sontag.

French novelist and dramatist Nathalie Sarraute (1900 - 1999) discusses her work and her...

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- International women WBAI, 9 Apr. 1964.
BB3774.01-.02 Allen Ginsberg at the New School.

Poet reads his own work and from the work of William Blake.


r.1. Poems from Planet News and recent works (57 min.) -- r.2. William Blake's Songs of...

WBAI, 21 Mar. 1970.
BB3775 Americans / read by Will Geer ; produced by Erik Koniger.

Readings from Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, and samples of other poets as interpreted by Robert...

WBAI, 10 May 1967.
BB3779.01 Brecht's career in songs and poems / Eric Bentley.

Examination of Brecht's life through his own work.|BRECHT'S CAREER IN SONGS AND POEMS...

WBAI, 9 Jan. 1964.
BB3779.20 Songs and poems / by Bertolt Brecht ; adapted and performed by Eric Bentley.

SONGS AND POEMS / by Bertolt Brecht; adapted and performed by Eric Bentley. SERIES: Bentley on...

WBAI, 26 Nov. 1962.
BB3779.25 Songs and poetry / Eric Bentley.

Reading and performance of Brecht's work.|SONG AND POETRY / Eric Bentley...

WBAI, 2 Feb. 1962.
BB3779.26 Brecht : songs and poetry / read by Eric Bentley.

Performance of Brecht's work.|BRECHT : SONGS AND POETRY / read by Eric Bentley...

WBAI, 196-.
BB3795.01-.04 The Epic / read by Ralph Bates ; produced by Dale Minor.

Readings of poetic epics.


r.1. The Iliad / by Homer (48 min.) -- r.2. The Aeneid / by Virgil (61 min.) -- r.3. Paradise...

WBAI 13 May-20 June 1965.
BB3804 From the poetry center. (Series Record)

Series record describing series of poets reading at the Poetry Center.


pt.1. Anne Sexton (30 min.) -- pt.2. Marianne Moore (22 min.) -- pt.3. Alan Tate (35 min.) -- pt...

WBAI, 1965.
BB3804.01 Anne Sexton reads at the Poetry Center

Anne Sexton reads some of her work before an audience at the Poetry Center of the 92nd St. YM-...

American Women -- Poetry WBAI, May 11, 1965.
BB3804.02 Marianne Moore reads at the Poetry Center

In this program, the well-known American poet, Marianne Moore, reads from her work before an...

American Women -- Poetry WBAI, April 8, 1965.
BB3804.09 May Swenson reads at the Poetry Center

This is a recording of May Swenson (1913 - 1989) reading from her own work at the YM-YWHA Poetry...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Lesbians WBAI, August 12, 1966.
BB3804.11 Jean Garrigue reads at the Poetry Center

Poet Jean Garrigue (1912 - 1972), author of five volumes of poetry, including the recently...

American Women -- Poetry WBAI, March 28, 1965.
BB3825.01-.04 New York poets.

New York based poets read selections of their own works.


r.1. Tom Clark (31 min.) -- r.2. Robert Kelly (30 min.) -- r.3. Ron Padgett (27 min.) -- r.4....

WBAI, 14 Nov. 1967-30 Apr. 1968.
BB3890 A Young English poet / Stephen MacDonogh.

Poet reads his poetry as well as poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke.|A YOUNG ENGLISH POET / Stephen...

WBAI, 14 Nov. 1968.
BB3891 Stephen Stepanchev reads his poetry / interviewed by Martin Last.

Stepanchev is interviewed and reads his poetry.

WBAI, 19 Oct. 1968.
BB3906 Miracles / read by Richard Lewis.

Reading of poetry written by English speaking children.

WBAI, 2 July 1968.
BB3944 Poems of Ted Gehrke.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

WBAI, 18 May 1968.
BB4007 Corneiliz Van Den Heuvel reads his poems.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

WBAI, 20 Mar. 1970.
BB4019 I never saw another butterfly / Paul Mocasanyi ; interviewed by Ellen Jaffe.

Discussion and reads from poetry written by children from the Terezin concentration camp.

WBAI, 1968.
BB4044 Harvey Shapero reads his own poetry.

Poet reads selections from his book Moonfairy, Five, Thorhkosh.

WBAI, 23 Sept. 1965.
BB4051 Dennis Dunn reads.

Poet reads selections from his own work.

WBAI, 6 Mar. 1970.
BB4080 Lenore Marshall reads Lenore Marshall.

Poet reads selections of her own work.

WBAI, 22 Oct. 1969.
BB4081 Three documentary poems / by John Giorno.

Joy Bang, Paul Ide, and Michael McClanathan read the political poetry of Giorno.

WBAI, 14 Oct. 1969.
BB4082 I had no idea to become a poet / Anthony Stowers.

Black prison poet reads selections from his work.

WBAI, 8 Mar. 1969.
BB4128 Robert Lowell reads his poetry.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

KPFA, 7 May 1968.
BB4490.01 Jewish folklore / by Hayyim Nahman Bialik ; read by Jacob Abel and Joseph Witkower / produced by Lila Hassid.

Reading of poetry in original Yiddish and English translation.|JEWISH FOLKLORE / by Hayyim...

KPFA, 10 July 1966.
BB4490.06 Hayyim Nahman Bialik : his life and poetry ; produced by Lila Hassid.

Lila Hassid, Sam Bloomfield and Abraham White read and discuss Bialik's poetry.|HAYYIM...

KPFK, 31 Jan. 1963.
BB4490.20 Two poems : by Hayyim Nahman Bialik / read by Russell Ernst, Jacob Abel and Joseph Witkower ; produced by Lila Hassid.

Reading of two Bialik poems in English and Yiddish.|TWO POEMS : BY HAYYIM NAHMAN BIALIK / read...


The Last work -- An ode to courage.

KPFK, 196-
BB4517 Jenny Batlay / interview by George Cleyet.

French artist and poet talks about her work, her philosophy and her generation.

KPFK, 20 June 1968.
BB4851 Baudelaire / read by Dave Ossman and Emile Snyder.

Poetry reading.

KPFK, 9 July 1962.
BB4852 Bilingual reading of poetry / read by Mike Harding.

Reading of selections from the work of Malke Tussman and Gilboa.

KPFK, 15 Apr. 1962.
BB4894 The Duino elegies of Rilke / translated and read by Harry Behn.

Reading of Rilke's poetry.

KPFK, 12 May 1966.
BB4895 Duino elegies / by Ranier Maria Rilke ; read by Jack Hirschman.

Reading of Rilke's poetry.|DUINO ELEGIES / by Ranier Maria Rilke| read by Jack Hirschman...

KPFK, 25 Oct. 1961.
BB4901 Flowers of evil / by Charles Baudelaire ; read by Andre Carpenter.

Reading of Baudelaire's poetry.|FLOWERS OF EVIL / by Charles Baudelaire| read by Andre...

KPFK, 28 Oct. 1966.
BB4939 Robert Leverant reads his poetry.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

KPFK, 196-.
BB4970 Poems of Stuart Perkoff / introduced by Safford Chamberlain.

Poet reads selections of his own work.|THE POEMS OF STUART PERKOFF / introduced by Safford...

KPFK, 21 Oct. 1961.
BB4971 Poems of Malcom Lowry / read by Jack Hirschman.

Reading of selections from Lowry's work.

KPFK, 8 Nov. 1961.
BB4977 Edith Sitwell reads her own poems.

Poet reads selections from The Wind's bastenado, Trio from two cats and a trombone, and...

KPFK, 21 Sept. 1971.
BB4997 Songs of Christopher Logue / read by Jack Hirschman.

Reading of selections from Logue's poetry.

KPFK, 10 May 1962.
BB5060 Vachel Lindsay reads his poetry.

Poet reads his works.|VACHEL LINDSAY READS HIS POETRY...

KPFK, 15 Dec. 1962.
BB5076 Kenneth Patchen reads love poems.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

KPFK, 26 Aug. 1961.
BB5102 Lonesome boy blues / by Kenneth Patchen.

Three interpretive readings of Patchen's poem.

KPFK, 15 Oct. 1964.
BB5107 The Sovereign alchemist : Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam / read by Rod Mays.

Poetry reading.

KPFK, 196-.
BB5111 Penalty to Mozart and other poems / Michael J. Youle-White.

Poet reads his own works.

KPFK, 28 Apr. 1966.
BB5113 Clayton Eshleman : poems.

Poet reads his works.

KPFK, 11 Sept. 1964.
BB5145 Marianne Moore : reading at the University of Texas.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Marianne Moore (1887 - 1972) reads her own works at the University...

American Women -- Poetry KPFK, 4 Feb. 1971?.
BB5153 The Passing of the unicorn / produced and narrated by Serena Taylor and Richard Nielsen.

Program of poetry and music for Thanksgiving.

KPFK, 26 Nov. 1970.
BB5157 In memorium / written and read by Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Reading of Tennyson's poem in honor of John F. Kennedy.|IN MEMORIUM / written and read by...

KPFK, 29 May 1967.
BB5162 Yeats on Yeats / read by W.B. Yeats, Siobban McKenna, and Micheal MacLiammhoir.

Readings from Yeats' poetry. Includes continuity by S. Chamberlain.|YEATS ON YEATS / read...

KPFK, 17 Mar. 1964.
BB5279 Jazz canto in two parts ; produced by Lawrence Lipton and William Claxton.

Poetry reading and jazz music.

KPFK, 7 Aug. 1971.
BB5296 Underground poetry festival / Robert Creeley and Joanne Kyger.

Poets reading selections of their own work.

KPFA, 10 Oct. 1971.
BB5331 Joan Larkin reading her poems.

Poet reading her works.

WBAI, 9 Mar. 1972.
BB5350 Absalom and Achitophel / by John Dryden ; read by Paul Scofield.

Reading of Dryden's poem.

WBAI, 9 Oct. 1962.
BB5383 The Judy Collins show : the songs of Selma Ala.

Poetry reading. Includes music.

WBAI, 15 Mar. 1965.
BB5522 Venice thirteen / introduced by Joseph Hansen.

Five Southern Californians read selections from their anthology of poetry.

KPFK, 29 May 1971.
BB5526 Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins / read by Jack Hirschman.

Reading of selected poetry by Hopkins.

KPFK, 14 Jan. 1963.
BC0107.03 John Wayne and his horse, and other incredibilities / written and read by Thomas Parkinson.

Poet reads a selection from his collection Canters.

KPFA, 12 Feb. 1971.
BC0107.04 Oyez Press / Thomas Parkinson.

Discussion of the alternative Oyez Press, and readings from books it has published. Includes...

KPFA, 21 June 1971.
BC0109 U.C. art museum opening : poetry reading / Gary Snyder.

Poet reads selections from his Regarding wave and EarthHousehold.

KPFA, 27 Apr. 1971.
BC0174 David Hoag reading his poetry.

Poet reads selections of his work.

KPFA, 29 May 1971.
BC0175 Poet Karen Stanley reads her work.

Karen Stanley, 23-year-old Bay Area poet, reads selections of her work. Stanley was born and...

American Women -- Poetry KPFA, 31 May 1971.
BC0176 Revolution and other poems / by Julia Vinograd ; read by Anita Barrows.

Reading of selections from Vinograd's poetry.

KPFA, 29 May 1971.
BC0224 Susan Griffin reading her poetry.

Author reads her poetry.

KPFA, 23 Aug. 1971.
BC0225 Lawrence Ferlinghetti reads and plays the autoharp.

Poet reads his work and performs music.

KPFA, 16 June 1971.
BC0226 The Last Poets : live at the Harding Theatre

This recording of the Last Poets performing live at the Harding Theatre in San Francisco on...

KPFA, 14 June 1971.
BC0232 Carl Rakoski reads his Americana poems / introduced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Poet reads works from his publications including Amulet and Ere- Voice.

KPFA, 10 July 1971.
BC0233 Two poets read / Sotere Torregian and Diane Di Prima.

Poets Sotère Torregian and Diane Di Prima read their poems at a benefit performance for Heirs...

American Women -- Poetry KPFA, 2 Aug. 1971.
BC0234 Steven Ajay reading his poetry.

Poet reads his works.

KPFA, 9Aug. 1971.
BC0238 The Poems of Ghalib : a centennial celebration / read by Aijaz Ahmad and Adrienne Rich.

Reading of poems on l00th anniversary of the Urdu poet's death.

WBAI, 13 Dec. 1969.
BC0343 Joseph Heller at the Poetry Center.

Author reads selections of his poetry.

WBAI, 7 Dec. 1970.
BC0389 On Sylvia Plath

Actresses Sondra Lowell, Jay MacIntosh, Juliana McCarthy, Constance Pfeiffer, Judith Roberts,...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Autobiographies and Biographies KPFK, 1 Oct. 1971.
BC0415 Dan Murray reads his poems.

Poet reads selections from his work.

WBAI, 20July 1970.
BC0421 The Mersey sound : a bag of poems by three Liverpool poets / produced by Martin Last.

Mike Hodel, Sarah Dalton and Martin Last read poems of Adrian Henri, Roger McGough andBrian...

WBAI, 1 Jan. 1968.
BC0437.04 Paterson V : by William Carlos Williams / produced by Cynthia Sears. (Episode 4 of 5)

Dramatic reading and analysis of the conclusion of Williams' epic poem.

KPFK, 22 Nov. 1971.
BC0454 The Unknown angel and other poems / written and read by Lewis Kruglick.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

KPFA, 19 Nov. 1971.
BC0467 The Wreck of the Deutschland / Gerard Manley Hopkins ; read by Jack Hirschman.

Reading of Hopkins' poetry and sonnets.

KPFK, 30 Nov. 1962.
BC0476 The Dream that does not fade, in politics and poetry / Todd Gitlin.

Poet reads selections from his works about the student peace movement.

KPFA, 20 Sept. 1971.
BC0480 The Ballad of reading gaol / Oscar Wilde.

Reading of Wilde's poem, written while he was in prison.|THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL / Oscar...

KPFK, 21 Oct. 1963.
BC0493 Wild-eyed poems and songs : Don Sanders.

Sanders sings, reads poetry, and talks at the early worship service of the First UnitarianChurch...

KPFT, 15 Nov. 1971.
BC04xx Buffalo City : poems by Charles Pertel / interview by Ellen Jaffe.

Poet discusses his life and reads selections of his work.

WBAI, 15 Nov. 1968.
BC0537 Daisy Alden : poetry reading.

Poet reads selections of her own work and her translation of Albert Steffen's The Death...

KPFK,2 Feb. 1972.
BC0563 Joseph Hansen from the evergreen stage : a poetry event.

Poet reads selections of his own work.

KPFK, 19 Dec. 1971.
BC0573 Starting with I, starting with we....

Marge Piercy, Jeriann Gertrude Badanes and Glenda Robinson read their poems.

KPFA, 5 Dec. 1971.
BC0584 Brain/baby : thecombined poetries of Anne Waldman and Michael Brownstein.

Charles Amirkhanian and Gerard Van der Leun read poetry ; Waldman and Brownstein read selections...

KPFA, 16 Nov. 1971.
BC0599 The Skaters / by John Ashbury ; read by Gerard Van Der Leun.

Reading of Ashbury's poem.

KPFA, 1972.
BC0601 Contemporary writing / produced by Alvaro Cardona-Hine

Throughout February 1972, KPFK broadcast a show on women writers, produced by Everett Frost and...


r.1. Rosella Pace (47 min.) -- r.2. Barbara Hughes (49 min.) -- r.3. Deena Metzger (60 min.) --...

KPFK, 6 Feb.-15 Apr. 1972.
BC0601.01 Rosella Pace (Part 1 of 4)

Alvaro Cardona-Hine introduces poet Rosella Pace, who reads from her own work. Her reading is...

American Women -- Poetry KPFK, 6 Feb. 1972.
BC0601.02 Holly Prado (Part 2 of 4)

Holly Prado reads from her manuscript "Signs" and discusses her poetry in a program...

American Women -- Poetry KPFK, 13 Feb. 1972.
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