Event Title

Reading: John Ashbery

Presenter Information

John Ashbery

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

23-3-1978 8:00 PM

End Date

23-3-1978 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 23, 1978 as part of the 9th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Mirror and the Lamp,” John Ashbery reads a selection of poems. Ashbery reads “The Task,” “Soonest Mended,” “It Was Raining in the Capitol,” “Variations, Calypso and Fugue on a Theme of Ella Wheeler Wilcox,” “Farm Implements and Rutabagas in a Landscape,” “Parergon,” an excerpt from “The System,” “Worsening Situation,” “Scheherazade,” “Mixed Feelings,” “Street Musicians,” “Wooden Buildings,” “And Ut Pictura Poesis is Her Name,” “What is Poetry?,” and “Pyrography.”

Introduced by Sandra Donaldson.

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Reading: John Ashbery

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 23, 1978 as part of the 9th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Mirror and the Lamp,” John Ashbery reads a selection of poems. Ashbery reads “The Task,” “Soonest Mended,” “It Was Raining in the Capitol,” “Variations, Calypso and Fugue on a Theme of Ella Wheeler Wilcox,” “Farm Implements and Rutabagas in a Landscape,” “Parergon,” an excerpt from “The System,” “Worsening Situation,” “Scheherazade,” “Mixed Feelings,” “Street Musicians,” “Wooden Buildings,” “And Ut Pictura Poesis is Her Name,” “What is Poetry?,” and “Pyrography.”

Introduced by Sandra Donaldson.