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Conrad Aiken

The Caedmon Poetry Collection: A Century of Poets Reading Their Work

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Lee Anderson lecturing on the reading of poetry, from the Lee Anderson Papers, Washington University Special Collections Department, June 26, 1964

  1. Introduction and comments on poetic rhythm (11:15): MP3
  2. "Lines to a Seagreen Lover" by Isabella Gardner (:42): MP3
  3. "Foundations" by Spencer Brown (1:34): MP3
  4. Comments on Spencer Brown the art of listening (3:47): MP3
  5. Allen Tate with comments (3:55): MP3
  6. John Crowe Ransom with comments (1:54): MP3
  7. Conrad Aiken with comments (2:14): MP3

    From The Spoken Arts Treasury, 1961, originally published by Oxford University Press.

    • Introduciton (1:25): MP3
    • The First Prelude from Preludes for Memnon or Preludes to Attitude (4:42): MP3
    • If Man, That Angel of Bright Consciousnesss (3:19): MP3
    • Sea Holly (2:42): MP3

    Conrad Aiken reading, from the Lee Anderson Papers, Washington University Special Collections Department, June 1951

    complete recording (31:28): [Note: Recording in process]

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