Event Title

Panel: Poetic Voices Lyric and Dramatic: Part II

Presenter Information

Ntozake Shange
Richard Wilbur

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

20-3-1981 12:00 PM

End Date

20-3-1981 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1981 as part of the 12th annual UND Writers Conference: “Voices,” features Ntozake Shange and Richard Wilbur forming the panel “Poetic Voices: Lyric and Dramatic: Part II.” The panelists discuss the act of writing poetry and drama. They respond to audience questions about working with actors, inspiration, the shift in voice between a written work and a stage performance, stage directing, the effect of Ntozake Shange's pregnancy on her work, masculinity and social movement, struggling with writer's block, writing habits, the definition of “poet,” their reactions to Grand Forks, “art for art's sake,” and recurring language.

Note: A portion of this panel was not recorded.

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Panel: Poetic Voices Lyric and Dramatic: Part II

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1981 as part of the 12th annual UND Writers Conference: “Voices,” features Ntozake Shange and Richard Wilbur forming the panel “Poetic Voices: Lyric and Dramatic: Part II.” The panelists discuss the act of writing poetry and drama. They respond to audience questions about working with actors, inspiration, the shift in voice between a written work and a stage performance, stage directing, the effect of Ntozake Shange's pregnancy on her work, masculinity and social movement, struggling with writer's block, writing habits, the definition of “poet,” their reactions to Grand Forks, “art for art's sake,” and recurring language.

Note: A portion of this panel was not recorded.