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Recording of Katherine Anne Porter in a Roundtable Discussion with the Centro Mexicano de Escritores, Mexico City, Mexico, June 1, 1960, tape two of three

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Alternate title:Miss Katherine Anne Porter in a roundtable discussion with the Centro Mexicano de Escritores
Summary:Recording of Katherine Anne Porter in a Roundtable Discussion with the Centro Mexicano de Escritores on June 1, 1960. Porter completes reading her short story "The Fig Tree," pages 360-62 in Collected Stories. The second of three tapes. Porter comments briefly on her series of childhood stories. A female commentator discusses the story. Porter addresses the commentator's question about the roots of her fiction, specifically including that of "Maria Concepcion." A male commentator discusses the structure of "Old Mortality" and "Noon Wine" and begins a discussion of "Pale Horse, Pale Rider."
Contributor:Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United Mexican States
ArchivesUM location:Katherine Anne Porter papers
  • accession 66-5
Repository:Literary Manuscripts
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Copyright holder:Possibly U.S. State Department; on box "Voice of America/United States Information Agency/This recording is property of the United States of America"
Collection:Digital Collections
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