Poet Marianne Moore (1887 - 1972) speaks to and reads her poems to an audience at the University of California, Berkeley. The poems Moore reads: To a chameleon -- A face -- Nine nectarines -- When I buy pictures -- Rigorists -- A carriage from Sweden -- Propriety -- Armor's undermining modesty -- (intermission) -- In distrust of merits -- The labors of Hercules -- Values in use -- What are years -- Silence -- The pot of clay and the pot of iron -- The fox and the turkeys -- The head and tail of the serpent -- The cat and mouse -- Nevertheless. She is introduced by Mark Schorer, professor of English at Berkeley.
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