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Listen to Donald Hall's selection of classic American poets reading from their work. These recordings are being made available as the result of a collaboration between US and UK poet laureates Donald Hall and Andrew Motion.
Schedule: Every Two Weeks

Gertrude Stein: Essential American Poets

Recordings of poet Gertrude Stein, with an introduction to her life and work. Recorded in 1934. Recording courtesy of PennSound.

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07/21/2010 Listen Carolyn Forché: Essential American Poets Carolyn Forché
07/07/2010 Listen Delmore Schwartz: Essential American Poets Delmore Schwartz
06/24/2010 Listen Jane Kenyon: Essential American Poets Jane Kenyon
06/09/2010 Listen Robert Duncan: Essential American Poets Robert Duncan
05/26/2010 Listen W.S. Merwin: Essential American Poets W. S. Merwin
05/12/2010 Listen Barbara Guest: Essential American Poets Barbara Guest
04/28/2010 Listen Thomas McGrath: Essential American Poets Thomas McGrath
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02/03/2010 Listen Weldon Kees: Essential American Poets Weldon Kees
01/21/2010 Listen James Schuyler: Essential American Poets James Schuyler
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12/30/2009 Listen John Ashbery: Essential American Poets John Ashbery
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