American Poetry MedleyPoetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20010418, 20000419
This audio collection contains poetry by some of America’s favorite writers, including present and past U.S Poet Laureates--Stanley Kunitz, Robert Pinsky, Robert Hass and Rita Dove--as well as Pulitzer Prize winners Carolyn Kizer and Yusef Komunyakaa. The verse of Gary Soto and the music and poetry of Joy Harjo and her band, Poetic Justice, round out the presentation that celebrates poetry in American life.
In part two of our conversation with poet Ellen Bass, she discusses how, after being married and having two children, she came to discover another part of her sexuality and committed to a more than three-decade relationship with her now wife. She ...
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