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An exploration of the collections of the Library of Congress that focus on the cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Hispanic community in the United States. Music courtesy of Héctor Corrada-Bravo.

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An exploration of the collections of the Library of Congress that focus on the cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Hispanic community in the United States. Music courtesy of Héctor Corrada-Bravo.

    Listening to Gabriel García Márquez

    Listening to Gabriel García Márquez

    Reference Librarians Catalina Gómez and Talía Guzmán-González speak with writer an journalist Marie Arana and discuss an excerpt from a historic 1977 recording of Colombian Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez from the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape.

    • 28 min
    Listening to Pablo Neruda

    Listening to Pablo Neruda

    Reference Librarians Catalina Gómez and Talía Guzmán-González speak with writer an editor Mark Eisner, and poet Marjorie Agosín and discuss an excerpt from a historic 1966 recording of Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda from the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape.

    • 30 min
    Listening to Octavio Paz

    Listening to Octavio Paz

    Reference Librarians Catalina Gómez and Talía Guzmán-González speak with former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, and discuss an excerpt from a 1961 recording of Mexican Nobel Laureate Octavio Paz from the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape.

    • 29 min
    Listening to Raúl Zurita

    Listening to Raúl Zurita

    Reference Librarians Catalina Gómez and Talía Guzmán-González speak with Literary critic and translator Dr. Anna Deeny, and discuss an excerpt from a 1985 recording of Chilean poet Raúl Zurita from the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape.

    • 29 min
    Listening to Álvaro Mutis

    Listening to Álvaro Mutis

    Reference Librarians Catalina Gómez and Talía Guzmán-González speak with professor of Spanish, Charlotte Rogers (University of Virginia), and discuss an excerpt from a 1976 recording of Colombian poet and author Álvaro Mutis from the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape.

    • 14 min
    Listening to Carlos Drummond de Andrade

    Listening to Carlos Drummond de Andrade

    Reference Librarians Catalina Gómez and Talía Guzmán-González speak with the director of the Portuguese program at Georgetown University, Vivaldo Andrade dos Santos, and discuss an excerpt from a 1974 recording of Brazilian poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade from the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape.

    • 28 min

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