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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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Albert Ramsbottom, Sam Small and Uthers: English Dialect Readings with Wallace House
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(Folkways Records, 1954), 48 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), 48 mins
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Bertolt Brecht's The Exception and the Rule
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written by Bertolt Brecht, 1898-1956; produced by Eric Bentley, 1916- (Folkways Records, 1965), 52 mins
written by Bertolt Brecht, 1898-1956; produced by Eric Bentley, 1916- (Folkways Records, 1965), 52 mins
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The Bible: Read in French by Armand Bégué - French Text by Le Maistre de Sacy
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produced by Louise Bégué, fl. 1959 and Armand Bégué, fl. 1959 (Folkways Records, 1958), 55 mins
produced by Louise Bégué, fl. 1959 and Armand Bégué, fl. 1959 (Folkways Records, 1958), 55 mins
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Caesar: Readings in Latin and English by Professor Moses Hadas
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written by Julius Caesar, 100 BC-44 BC (Folkways Records, 1956), 48 mins
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