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ROBERT FROST – IN HIS OWN WORDS

ROBERT FROST – IN HIS OWN WORDS

On April 15, 2104, the Library of Congress launched Archive of Recorded Poetry and LIterature, an online a selection of recordings from the Library’s Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature, a series of audio recordings, dating back to 1943, of renowned poets writers reading from and discussing their work at the Library of Congress. The initial April 15, 2015, launch includes 50 recordings, and features poets such as Robert Frost, Gwendolyn Brooks, Elizabeth Bishop, Czeslaw Milosz, and Paul Muldoon. More recordings will be added on a monthly basis.

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Robert Frost tells Randall Jarrell of his desire to identify American antiquity — to feature in his poetry a woodchopper’s hut that looks “as old as Babylon.” The Robert Frost interview with Randall Jarrell is a long interview, but listen to the section beginning at 10:12 to get the essence of the poet.

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One comment on “ROBERT FROST – IN HIS OWN WORDS

  1. […] it has a life and meaning all of its own. What I had in mind no longer matters.”  Robert Frost, on the other hand, said that  of his work has been misunderstood, that his work is much darker […]

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