Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Donald Hall on 20th Century US Poetry for the UK's Poetry Archive

Hear excerpts from some classic American poems, and Donald Hall's description of the new additions to the Poetry Archive  (BBC, September 2008).
See Andrew Motion's introduction to the Poetry Archive here.  
Read Lindesay Irvine, "Poetry Needs to be Read Aloud, says Motion," Guardian (September 16, 2008).
See Julie Bloom, "American Poets Added to British Archive," New York Times (September 16, 2008).
Hear Langston Hughes read "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" on the Poetry Archive.