Randall Jarrell: October 3, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Randall Jarrell reading from his poetry.

Originally Recorded By:
The Poetry Center
Location:
San Francisco
Date:
10/03/1956
Total Run Time:
00:39:27
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  • Jokes about his head cold's effect on his reading voice (00:12)
  • Comments on others' opinions of his poetry and that he will begin with poems concerning World War II (01:00)
  • Introduces and comments on "Transient Barracks" (02:04)
  • "Transient Barracks" (07:14)
  • Introduces "Eighth Air Force" and comments at length on Christ and Pontius Pilate (10:08)
  • "Eighth Air Force" (16:27)
  • Introduces his poem "Cinderella" and comments at length on his interpretation of the fairy tale (18:49)
  • "Cinderella" (27:17)
  • Introduces and comments on his latest poem "The Woman at the Washington Zoo" (31:09)
  • "The Woman at the Washington Zoo" (36:14)

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