Voices from the Beinecke Library

American Letters: Ernest Hemingway to Ezra Pound, 1931

A new podcast from our occasional series, American Letters, is available:

Episode 3: Ernest Hemingway to Ezra Pound, 1931.

Despite a broken arm and several broken fingers, Hemingway writes to his friend Ezra Pound and to Pound's wife, Dorothy Shakespear.

This podcast is available on our Website, through Yale University on iTunesU, and here.

Ezra Pound, circa 1939

Ernest Hemingway, 1937

American Letters podcasts present individual letters from archival collections read by Beinecke staff members. Past episodes include Episode 1, Mark Twain and Episode 2, Rachel Carson.

American Letters podcasts and other podcasts from the Beinecke Library can be found on iTunesU or the Beinecke website.


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