Buddhadeva Bose: April 6, 1965

The Poetry Center presents Bengali poet Buddhadeva Bose reading poetry in English translation from among other works his 1958 book Je-Aandhar Aalor Adhik, or A Darkness Greater Than Light, including at least two poems ("To Memory" and "To a Dog") translated in collaboration with George Oppen. Note: A substantially revised version of Bose's "To Memory" was included in Oppen's 1962 book The Materials; cf. Pat Clifford on Oppen and Bose, at Jacket 36.

Originally Recorded By:
APA
Location:
Gallery Lounge, SFSU, San Francisco
Date:
04/06/1965
Total Run Time:
00:55:32
Contributor:
James Schevill
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  • James Schevill introduces Buddhadeva Bose (00:01)
  • Remarks on the poet (03:00)
  • "Grass" (06:00)
  • Remarks on "The Primeval Gods" (07:05)
  • "The Primeval Gods" (07:45)
  • Remarks on "The Corpse" (10:30)
  • "The Corpse" (11:30)
  • "The Rain" (15:15)
  • "University Drive" (18:05)
  • "The Bigger Woman" (20:25)
  • "Age Twenty-Eight" (23:50)
  • Remarks on "Man" (27:05)
  • "Man" (27:25)
  • "The Frogs" (31:50)
  • "A Stranger" (34:25)
  • "Hölderlin" (36:40)
  • "To Memory" (39:25)
  • "To a Dog" (42:50)
  • "Other Master" (47:10)
  • Remarks on "The Unknown Dead" (49:05)
  • "The Unknown Dead" (50:10)
  • Remarks on "Versatility" (51:50)
  • "Versatility" (52:55)

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