Interviewed by: Albert Belg
Catalog Number: 20000607, 19971020, 19921129, 19870220, 19790825, 19790222
Audre Lorde discusses her ideas about poetry and her experiences in West Africa. She reads poems from The Black Unicorn, and talks about the influences of her trip to the subject matter and settings of that collection.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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