Poetry at Bard
 
Theodore Weiss

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Theodore Weiss

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Theodore Weiss taught at Bard from 1946 to 1966. He then accepted a position as Poet in Residence at Princeton, where he remained until 1987. This recorded reading takes place during a return visit to Bard, probably spring semester of 1976 (he says it's been 10 years). The poet discusses being reminded of Princeton upon returning to Bard, and relates a funny story about a group of Princeton students getting in trouble for playing volleyball in the nude. Weiss introduces each piece in elaborate detail. Titles included in this recording are: 1. Preface 2. Into Summer 3. The Fire at Alexandria 4. House of Fire 5. Moral 6. On Stuffing a Goose 7. The Life Of... 8. The Ultimate Anti-Entropy 9. Far Out Far In 10. This Letter 11. The Way it Works Out 12. A Gothic Tale.

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poetry, literature

Theodore Weiss

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