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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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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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Don't Mourn-Organize!: Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill
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produced by Lori Elaine Taylor, 1957-2010 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 55 mins
Joe Hill's powerful songs moved Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Utah Phillips, Si Kahn, and countless others to blend politics and song. This dramatic tribute to the Industrial Workers of the World songwriter and activist Joe Hill, features songs by and about Hill performed by Billy Bragg, Hazel Dickens, Earl Robinso...
produced by Lori Elaine Taylor, 1957-2010 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 55 mins
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Early English Poetry: Compiled, Edited & Recited by Charles W. Dunn
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 54 mins

Read in the alliterative verse common in Old English poetry, Charles W. Dunn, Scottish scholar and author, shares with listeners "some of the finest poetry produced in the English language prior to Shakespeare." Extensive liner notes and translations accompany these poems, which are said to date back as far as 66...

(Folkways Records, 1958), 54 mins
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L'Honneur des Poètes: Four French Resistance Writers
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written by Albert Camus, 1913-1960, Paul Eluard, Louis Aragon and François Mauriac, 1885-1970 (Folkways Records, 1964), 31 mins

During the Nazi occupation, some French writers refused to submit to the invaders and fought to preserve France’s cultural inheritance. Each in his own way, the four writers presented on this CD were deeply influenced by their resistance to the Germans.

Louis Aragon was a famous French communist poet and writer. D...

written by Albert Camus, 1913-1960, Paul Eluard, Louis Aragon and François Mauriac, 1885-1970 (Folkways Records, 1964), 31 mins
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