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PennSound/Washington University Special Collections Department Partnership: Audio Recordings from the Lee Anderson Papers, Washington University in St. Louis

Lee Anderson

Lee Anderson discussing the work of T.S. Eliot, August 13, 1968

  1. Introduction and comments on poetic rhythm (7:41): MP3
  2. Discussion of the art of listening with comments on Isabella Gardner and Spencer Brown (3:44): MP3
  3. Comments on Allen Tate (1:43): MP3
  4. Comments on John Crow Ransom (0:36): MP3
  5. Comments on Richard Blackburn (0:32): MP3
  6. Comments on Conrad Aiken (0:48): MP3
  7. Comments on John Hall Wheelock (1:18): MP3
  8. Comments on British poetry vs. American poetry (3:42): MP3
  9. Suggestions for poetic performance (8:51): MP3

    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 (0:42): 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

      Lee Anderson reading and discussing Robert Frost, May 18, 1961

      1. Introduction and comments on Frost's personal life (12:55): MP3
      2. "The Axe-Helve" by Robert Frost with analysis (4:50): MP3
      3. Comments on Frost's love poems (1:37): MP3
      4. Comments on Good/Bad Poetry (4:00): MP3
      5. T.S. Eliot excerpt (1:03): MP3
      6. Comments on Browning and Tennyson in comparison to Robert Frost (2:18): MP3
      7. "Birches" by Robert Frost (3:15): MP3
      8. "After Apple-Picking" by Robert Frost (1:58): MP3