Allen Ginsberg Basic Poetics Part 33 1980 January 7
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A Basic Poetics class taught by Allen Ginsberg in 1980 at Naropa. Ginsberg spends the class reading and discussing the work of various poets throughout the ages who have dealt with the Sapphic form from the ancient Greeks to Ezra Pound. Included are a number of different translations of works by Catullus. Ginsberg also plays recordings of Ed Sanders reciting poems by Sappho and Blake.