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19th Century French Poetry: Read in French by Paul A. Mankin
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins

Paul A. Mankin recites the most famous French poetry from the 19th Century. Gérard de Nerval, Victor Hugo and Alphonse de Lamartine, the main poets from the romantic period are represented, as well as precursors of Symbolism, Paul Verlaine and Stéphane Mallarmé. In addition, the album includes poems written by...

(Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins
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20th Century French Poetry: Narrated by Paul Mankin
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 49 mins

Paul A. Mankin recites French poetry from the 20th Century. French poets from the first of the 20th Century like Charles Peguy, Paul Valery and Guillaume Apollinaire are represented, as well as those from the second half of the century including Louis Aragon, Jacques Prevert and Jules Supervielle.



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(Folkways Records, 1965), 49 mins
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Afro-American Tales and Games
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 52 mins

A jingle of African bells, a dramatic call of "Sto--ry! Sto--rytelling ti--me! ie yie yie yie yie," and the journey begins! Linda Goss, award-winning "Traveling Storyteller," enchants children with African tales and games (and American storytelling, too). Among the characters she introduces is the lazy Jack Rabb...

(Folkways Records, 1980), 52 mins
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Albert Ramsbottom, Sam Small and Uthers: English Dialect Readings with Wallace House
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(Folkways Records, 1954), 47 mins

This collection of traditional English folk songs is performed here by Wallace House in spoken word with guitar accompaniment (occasional strums). It is not sung and instead performed as "poetry". These old "songs" date back as early as 1840 and represent interesting examples of dialects from around England. The a...

(Folkways Records, 1954), 47 mins
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Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey
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written by Jamake Highwater, 1931-2001; produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
written by Jamake Highwater, 1931-2001; produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
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Antologia Oral: Poesia Hispanoamericana del Siglo XX Oral Anthology: Spanish-American Poetry of the 20th Century
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 48 mins
Spanish American Poetry of the 20th Century. A careful selection of poems by the best poets of the present times. Recorded by Octavio Corvalán of Rutgers University.

Una cuidadosa selección de poemas escritos por los mejores poetas de nuestro tiempo, grabados en la voz de Octavio Corvalán, de Rutgers Univer...
(Folkways Records, 1960), 48 mins
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Anton Chekhov: Read in Russian by Karp Korolenko
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 1 mins
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 1 mins
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