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The lesbian in literature and other poems

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The lesbian in literature and other poems
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AZ1765
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Dramatic reading: "The Lesbian in Literature," and other poems. Recorded at WBAI-FM in 1975 by Chana (Karen) Wilson. Aired on "Radio Free Lesbian" on KPFA-FM in Berkeley in 1975. This recording has two separate dramatic readings of poetry and prose.

The first is "The Lesbian in Literature" read by Elizabeth Amada, Lucina Kathman, and Rose Jordan. Includes the following: "My world is a world of women," mixed with flute music (author not credited); Excerpt from "The woman identified woman" by Radicalesbians; "The other face of love" by Raymond de Becker; Poem by the Greek poet "Anacreon; Excerpt from August Strindberg's "The Vampire Wife"; Excerpt from the diary of Vita Sackville-West; Excerpt from "Patience and Sarah" by Isabel Miller; Gertrude Stein "The song of Alice B."; "In Our Struggle" by Rose Jordan; "To Lesbians Everywhere" by Judy Greenspan.

The second is "Poetry read by Elizabeth Amada and Deanna Alida". Includes the following: Untitled poem by Elizabeth Amada; Untitled poem by Birch Alsop; "In the place where" by Judy Grahn; "If you lose your lover" by Judy Grahn; "Monogamy is an incorrect political alternative" (author uncredited); Elizabeth Amada "Wymoon". Music by Berkeley Women's Music Collective [?].

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1975 (day unknown) at WBAI
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KPFA, 1975 (day unknown)
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1 reel (35 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1974
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.



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