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Recording of Katherine Anne Porter reading "Noon Wine," at the Poetry Center, 92nd Street YM-YWHA, New York, NY, November 12, 1953, tape one of three.

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Summary:Recording of Katherine Anne Porter reading her long story "Noon Wine" on November 12, 1953, at the Poetry Center, 92nd Street YM-YWHA, New York, NY. Tape one of three. Porter is introduced by John Malcolm Brinnin, who published a portion of "Noon Wine" in Signatures (Spring 1936). Before reading, Porter talks briefly about the sources for the story. This recording includes the text on pages 222-39 in Collected Stories.
Contributor:Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
ArchivesUM location:Katherine Anne Porter papers
  • accession 66-5
Repository:Literary Manuscripts
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Copyright holder:Recorded at the Poetry Center, 92nd Street YM-YWHA, New York city. The Unterberg Poetry Center ( may control the intellectual property.
Collection:Digital Collections
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