Continuing our celebration of National Poetry Month, today we present James Earl Jones reading passages from Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” in 1973 at 92nd Street Y.
Coming up next at 92Y Poetry on April 27 is Revolutionaries in the Middle East with Rula Jebreal, Ghassan Salamé, Abdelkader Benali and others, part of the Pen World Voices Festival.
92Y Podcast: From the Poetry Center Archive Adrienne Rich: What Kind of Times Are These?
92Y Podcast: From the Poetry Center Archive: Leonard Cohen In 1966
Bei Dao Reads From “The Rose Of Time”
In an ongoing effort to share with our readers some of the great literary moments which the Poetry Center has presented across the decades, this blog has begun to feature regular postings of archival recordings. To purchase a ticket to Professor Vendler’s lecture, please click here. For more information about the rest of the upcoming season, please click here. And for access to other recordings from the Poetry Center archive, please click here.
Unterberg Poetry Center webcasts and access to our archive are made possible in part by the generous support of the Sidney E. Frank Foundation.
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