Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Audre Lorde: Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center (2nd Tuesday Series), 1986 (Tape 1)

Item

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Title

Audre Lorde: Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center (2nd Tuesday Series), 1986 (Tape 1)

Subject

American poetry--20th century, Poets, Oral interpretation of poetry, Lesbians--United States, Feminists--United States, Social conditions, Criticism and interpretation, Apartheid--South Africa, Gays, Russians, Lesbianism--United States, Apartheid--South Africa, Cold War, African American women

Description

Audre Lorde reading her poems for the "2nd Tuesday Series" at the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, New York City. Side A: Recorded at the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, New York City. Sponsored by the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, Women's Poetry Center at Hunter College, New York. Poet Audre Lorde reads thirteen poems many from her new book. [Poems: Notes from a Trip to Russia, Sisters in Arms, Holographs, Political Relations, A Question of Climate, There are No Honest Poems about Dead Women, A Question of Essence, For the Record: (In memory of Eleanor Bumpurs), Making Love to Concrete, Women on Trains. Never to Dream of Spiders and Call.] Side B: Question and answer session with a collection for the Sisters in Support of South Africa.

Creator

Audre Lorde

Date Created

1986, May 13

Format

Original = Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Extent

Side A [46:37 minutes]
Side B [14:03 minutes]

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Poetry Reading

Identifier

SPW1170

Rights Holder

Lesbian Herstory Archives, Contact Designation: Maxine Wolfe, Contact Address: 484 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215, Phone Number: 718-768-3953

Citation

Audre Lorde, “Audre Lorde: Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center (2nd Tuesday Series), 1986 (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 30, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/44.