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Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature - Library of Congress

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6 to 12
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Listen to audio recordings of renowned writers and poets dating back to 1943 at this remarkable site. The audio files contain nearly two thousand recordings of participants in literary...more
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Listen to audio recordings of renowned writers and poets dating back to 1943 at this remarkable site. The audio files contain nearly two thousand recordings of participants in literary events of the Library of Congress, most digitized from the original magnetic tape reel recordings. Use the drop-down box to sort by date, title, and more. Refine your choices using the options on the left side of the homepage. Click on the audio links to listen online. Be sure to view the Rights & Access link provided with each file for fair use information.

tag(s): authors (119), biographies (92), literature (260), poetry (223)

In the Classroom

Share recordings on your interactive whiteboard to introduce literature readings in your classroom. Take advantage of the many biographies on this site for use when introducing poetry and literature. Include information from this site when transforming learning & creating multimedia timelines (with music, photos, videos, and more) using Timeline JS, reviewed here. View all of TeachersFirst's Editor's Choices for Poetry Month here. Have students use Fakebook, reviewed here, to create a "fake" page similar in style to Facebook about an author or poet found on this site.

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