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Bobbie Louise Hawkins

Reading as a Part of the Left Hand Reading Series, Boulder, March 15, 2002

  1. introduction (1:41): MP3
  2. Outake Plus (7:30): MP3
  3. Novel Excerpt (3:06): MP3
  4. Characters (2:15): MP3

complete reading (14:35): MP3

Reading at Alfred University, October 14, 1979

  • opening remarks (1:29): MP3
  • First Poem (0:20): MP3
  • They Don't Believe It (0:13): MP3
  • Song (0:25): MP3
  • If You Don't Get Planted (0:24): MP3
  • A Block Ahead (0:47): MP3
  • A Poem for Women and for Men (2:30): MP3
  • Rainbow (2:57): MP3
  • The Treasure Rises (6:06): MP3
  • He Still Lived (2:06): MP3
  • Thought Called Helen (5:02): MP3
  • Story 1 (6:55): MP3
  • Story 2 (10:49): MP3
  • Story 3 (12:26): MP3

  • complete recording (55:23): MP3

Reading at the St. Mark's Poetry Project, NY

  • complete reading (10:38): MP3

Reading "The Elevation of Terre Haute is 50 Feet" at the St. Mark's Poetry Project

  • complete reading (4:37): MP3

(Poetry Project recordings courtesy Bill Berkson)

Reading in Buffalo, NY - October 17, 1975

  1. A Poem for Women and for Men (18:02): MP3
  2. The Treasure Rises (13:08): MP3
  3. Times Like These, A Romance (29:13): MP3
  4. Back To Texas (14:07): MP3

Listen, a Radio Play by Robert Creeley, performed by Robert and Bobbie Creeley, 1972

Listen (23:09): MP3

Listen was first published in 1972 by Black Sparrow Press, in an edition containing monoprints by Bobbie Creeley. The recording above was released on cassette by Black Sparrow in the same year. The play was first broadcast by Westdeutscher Rundfunk, West Germany, on December 1, 1971 in a translation by Klaus Reichert.

  • The quotation beginning at 15:56 and ending 16:48 ("Now if you are sitting opposite me . . .") is from The Divided Self by R.D. Laing, Penguin, London 1965, p. 21.
  • The quotation beginning at 17:09 and ending at 17:19 ("The I . . .") is from Notebooks 1914-1916 by Ludwig Wittgenstein, translated by Anscombe, Harper Torchbook, New York, 1969, p. 80.

Kyle Schlesinger on Listen: Meaning: I Hear You

Robert Creeley and Company: Home Movies by Bobbie Louise Hawkins

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© 2010 by Bobbie Louise Hawkins. These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the authors. Used with permission of the authors. Distributed by PennSound.