Event Title

Reading: Thomas McGrath

Presenter Information

Thomas McGrath

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

19-3-1985 8:00 PM

End Date

19-3-1985 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 19, 1985 as part of the 16th annual UND Writers Conference: “Narratives,” Thomas McGrath reads a selection of poems and fiction. McGrath reads “Unfinished Poem,” “Don Song,” “The Skull Of The Horse,” “The Buffalo Coat,” “The Old McGrath Place,” “Used Up,” “Poem,” “A Need For Dictionaries,” “Poem,” “A Sociology Of The Instincts,” “For A Critic Who Tries To Write Poems,” “Next Door To The Poorhouse,” “A Short History Of Imperialist War,” “The Preterition Of Aquarius,” “Parable,” “Parable,” “Poem,” “Three Functions Of Irony,” “Again, This Sea,” “Parable,” “Visitors,” “Poem,” “Poem,” “Another Season,” “Travels Of An American In Search Of God,” “All's Well,” an excerpt from This Coffin Has No Handles, “Ah...To The Villages,” “The Histories Of Morning,” “The Lineaments Of Unsatisfied Desire,” “Jazz At The Intergalactic Nightclub,” “Spiritual Exercises,” “Fresco: Departure For An Imperialist War,” and “Higher Criticism.”

Introduced by Ed Holmstad.

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Mar 19th, 8:00 PM Mar 19th, 9:00 PM

Reading: Thomas McGrath

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 19, 1985 as part of the 16th annual UND Writers Conference: “Narratives,” Thomas McGrath reads a selection of poems and fiction. McGrath reads “Unfinished Poem,” “Don Song,” “The Skull Of The Horse,” “The Buffalo Coat,” “The Old McGrath Place,” “Used Up,” “Poem,” “A Need For Dictionaries,” “Poem,” “A Sociology Of The Instincts,” “For A Critic Who Tries To Write Poems,” “Next Door To The Poorhouse,” “A Short History Of Imperialist War,” “The Preterition Of Aquarius,” “Parable,” “Parable,” “Poem,” “Three Functions Of Irony,” “Again, This Sea,” “Parable,” “Visitors,” “Poem,” “Poem,” “Another Season,” “Travels Of An American In Search Of God,” “All's Well,” an excerpt from This Coffin Has No Handles, “Ah...To The Villages,” “The Histories Of Morning,” “The Lineaments Of Unsatisfied Desire,” “Jazz At The Intergalactic Nightclub,” “Spiritual Exercises,” “Fresco: Departure For An Imperialist War,” and “Higher Criticism.”

Introduced by Ed Holmstad.