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19th Century French Poetry: Read in French by Paul A. Mankin
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 50 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), 50 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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An Anthology of African American Poetry for Young People
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produced by Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 31 mins
Arna Bontemps’s readings of poems by Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes, and Claude McKay highlight this compilation. Chosen for their ability to engage and entertain children, the selections are drawn from Bontemps’s well-known book, Golden Slippers (Harpers). "These are kind and gentle poems." —AudioFile
produced by Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 31 mins
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Anthology of Negro Poets in the U.S.A. - 200 Years
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 45 mins

Anthology of Negro Poets in the U.S.A. is the aural complement to “The Poetry of the Negro, 1746-1949,” edited by Langston Hughes along with Arna Bontemps - who reads the selections heard on this album. This collection characterizes the rich history of poetry in the African American community, including slav...

(Folkways Records, 1955), 45 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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(Folkways Records, 1963), 34 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 26 mins
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Feelings of Love not Yet Expressed: An Album of Poetry by the Neo Black Women in Poetry
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written by Amirh Bahati, Jo-Anne McKnight and China Clark (Folkways Records, 1976), 40 mins

Founded by China Clark, Jo-Anne McKnight, and Amirh Bahati, the Neo Black Women in Poetry is a collaborative poetry group “formed to expose the diversity among Black Women but more importantly, to bring about the unity of souls – Black/White, Man/Woman. “ In this collection of twenty poems it is often uncl...

written by Amirh Bahati, Jo-Anne McKnight and China Clark (Folkways Records, 1976), 40 mins
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written by Homer, 750 BC- (Folkways Records, 1961), 56 mins
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