Muriel Rukeyser: July 16, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Muriel Rukeyser reading from her poetry and translations of Octavio Paz.

Originally Recorded By:
The Poetry Center
Location:
San Francisco
Date:
07/16/1958
Total Run Time:
00:37:19
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  • Rukeyser introduces her reading (00:09)
  • "Are You Born?" (Part 1) (00:33)
  • "Haying Before Storm" (02:09)
  • "Speed, We Say" (03:50)
  • "The Birth of Venus" (05:26)
  • "Long Enough" (07:25)
  • "F.O.M." (for the Death of Matthiessen) (08:38)
  • Remarks on "Effort at Speech Between Two People" (09:49)
  • "Effort at Speech Between Two People" (09:58)
  • Remarks on the five "Ajanta" poems (13:47)
  • "Ajanta I. The Journey" (14:45)
  • "Ajanta II. The Cave" (16:29)
  • "Ajanta III. Les Tendresses Bestiales" (19:03)
  • "Ajanta IV. Black Blood" (21:43)
  • "Ajanta V. The Broken World" (23:07)
  • Remarks on the translations of Octavio Paz (25:00)
  • "Fable" {Octavio Paz} (25:27)
  • "In your time there have been those who spoke clearly for the moment of lightning" (27:10)
  • "Body of Waking" (28:45)
  • Static (32:24)
  • "Body of Waking" {resumes} (32:32)
  • "Are You Born?" (Parts 1 & 2) (34:22)

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