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Podcasts

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.
May 18, 2010
In this seven minute podcast, Robert A.M. Stern, J.M. Hoppin Professor and Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, discusses the architecture and history of the Beinecke Library, designed by Gordon Bunshaft of the firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.
April 22, 2010
Now available in iTunes and on our website,  the  newest episode in a podcast series featuring staff of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library reading letters and manuscripts from its American literary collections. Episode Two: Rachel Carson to Raymond J. Brown, 1946
February 25, 2010
Now available in iTunes and on our website, a new podcast series featuring staff of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library reading letters and manuscripts from its American literary collections.
February 2, 2010
The Van Vechten Paradox: The Harlem Renaissance, a White Man, and his Black Story In this podcast, Emily Bernard, Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at the University of Vermont and the 2008/2009 James Weldon Johnson Fellow in African American Studies at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, chronicles the life of Carl Van Vechten, the American writer, critic, and patron of the Harlem Renaissance.
October 16, 2009
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