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Katherine Anne Porter's reads love poems on Camera Three, produced by CBS in New York City, NY, May 24, 1961.

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Alternate title:Camera three, poetry read by Katherine Anne Porter
Summary:Katherine Anne Porter's reads love poems during her fifth appearance on the CBS's New York City program Camera Three on May 24, 1961. Porter is introduced by Jim McAndrew for this her fifth appearance on the program. She reads W. B. Yeats's "The Deep Sworn Vow," "John Kinsella's Lament for Mrs. Mary Moore," and "After Long Silence," W. H. Auden's "Lay Your Sleeping Head, My Love," John Crowe Ransom's "Winter Remembered," Howard Moss's "The Truth About Love," John Manifold's "Fife Tune," E. A Robinson's "For a Dead Lady," Henry Reed's "Naming of Parts," James Stephens's "A Glass of Beer," John Peale Bishop's translation of Emile Roumer's "The Peasant Declares his Love," a portion from Michael Drayton's IDEA, and the 17th century anonymous lyric, "In Praise of Life" (which begins, "As life what is so sweet").
Contributor:Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
ArchivesUM location:Katherine Anne Porter papers
  • accession 66-5
Repository:Literary Manuscripts
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Copyright holder:Camera Three was a program produced by CBS
Collection:Digital Collections
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