Marianne Moore: October 18, 1957

The Poetry Center presents Marianne Moore reading from her Collected Poems and The Fables of La Fontaine.

Originally Recorded By
The Poetry Center
Location
UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Date
10/18/1957
Total Run Time
00:59:00
Contributor
Mark Schorer
Views
7053
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  • Mark Schorer introduces Marianne Moore (00:00)
  • Marianne Moore makes introductory remarks (05:33)
  • Remarks on "The Chameleon" (07:31)
  • "The Chameleon" (08:28)
  • Remarks on "The Horizon" (09:00)
  • "A Face" (09:31)
  • "Nine Nectarines" (10:57)
  • Remarks on "Nine Nectarines" (13:13)
  • Remarks on Yeats and rhythm (14:16)
  • Remarks on "When I Buy Pictures" (14:51)
  • "When I Buy Pictures" (15:43)
  • Remarks on "Rigorous" (17:33)
  • "Rigorous" (18:31)
  • Remarks on "A Carriage from Sweden" (20:30)
  • "A Carriage from Sweden" (21:04)
  • "Propriety" (23:43)
  • Remarks on "Propriety" (25:02)
  • "Armor's Undermining Modesty" (26:24)
  • Intermission (29:30)
  • "In Distrust of Merit" (31:26)
  • "The Labors of Hercules" (36:39)
  • Remarks on "Values in Use" (38:14)
  • "Values In Use" (40:38)
  • "What Are Years" (42:22)
  • "Silence" (43:39)
  • Remarks on "The Pot of Clay" and "The Pot of Iron" (45:19)
  • "The Pot of Clay" (45:46)
  • "The Turkeys" (47:40)
  • "The Head and Tail of the Serpent" (50:20)
  • Remarks on "The Head and Tail of the Serpent" (52:22)
  • "The Cat and Mouse" (53:49)
  • Applause (55:12)
  • Remarks on "Nevertheless" (56:32)
  • "Nevertheless" (57:15)

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