Event Title

Reading: James Merrill

Presenter Information

James Merrill

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

25-3-1983 8:00 PM

End Date

25-3-1983 9:00 PM

Description

In this video recording from March 25, 1983 during the 14th Annual UND Writers Conference, “The Centennial Year,” James Merrill reads "The School Play," "Broken Home," "The Pier Under Pisces," "Think Tank," and “Developers at Crystal River;" these poems were published posthumously in Collected Poems (2001). He also reads from The Changing Light of Sandover, specifically, passages from "Mirabell," "Scripts for the Pageant," and "Samos."

A transcription of this reading is available here.

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Mar 25th, 8:00 PM Mar 25th, 9:00 PM

Reading: James Merrill

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this video recording from March 25, 1983 during the 14th Annual UND Writers Conference, “The Centennial Year,” James Merrill reads "The School Play," "Broken Home," "The Pier Under Pisces," "Think Tank," and “Developers at Crystal River;" these poems were published posthumously in Collected Poems (2001). He also reads from The Changing Light of Sandover, specifically, passages from "Mirabell," "Scripts for the Pageant," and "Samos."

A transcription of this reading is available here.