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Listen to Donald Hall's selection of classic American poets reading from their work. These recordings are being made available as the result of a collaboration between US and UK poet laureates Donald Hall and Andrew Motion.

Essential American Poet‪s‬ Poetry Foundation

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Listen to Donald Hall's selection of classic American poets reading from their work. These recordings are being made available as the result of a collaboration between US and UK poet laureates Donald Hall and Andrew Motion.

    Lorine Niedecker: Essential American Poets

    Lorine Niedecker: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of poet Lorine Niedecker with an introduction to her life and work. Recorded at home in 1970. Recording courtesy of PennSound.

    • 15 min
    Gertrude Stein: Essential American Poets

    Gertrude Stein: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of poet Gertrude Stein, with an introduction to her life and work. Recorded in 1934. Recording courtesy of PennSound.

    • 17 min
    Charles Simic: Essential American Poets

    Charles Simic: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of former poet laureate Charles Simic, with an introduction to his life and work. Recorded 2003, Key West, FL.

    • 11 min
    Alan Dugan: Essential American Poets

    Alan Dugan: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of poet Alan Dugan, with an introduction to his life and work. Recorded in 1962, New York City, New York.

    • 11 min
    Gary Snyder: Essential American Poets

    Gary Snyder: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of poet Gary Snyder, with an introduction to his life and work. Recorded in 1966, Library of Congress, Washington DC.

    • 22 min
    Adrienne Rich: Essential American Poets

    Adrienne Rich: Essential American Poets

    Recordings of poet Adrienne Rich, with an introduction to her life and work. Recorded in 2002 at the Audio Workshop in London

    • 6 min

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