Recording of Katherine Anne Porter in a Roundtable Discussion with the Centro Mexicano de Escritores, Mexico City, Mexico, June 1, 1960, tape one of three
Recording of Katherine Anne Porter in a Roundtable Discussion with the Centro Mexicano de Escritores on June 1, 1960. Porter reads her short story "The Fig Tree." The first of three tapes. Following an approximately three-minute introduction in Spanish, Porter briefly talks about giving readings in the U. S. and about recently finding "The Fig Tree" among her papers and its subsequent publication. Asserts that the story is based on her life in Texas in the San Antonio- Austin-San Marcos area. Mentions the two former slaves with whom she was brought up. Reads text published on pages 352-60 in Collected Stories.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
Literature, Print Culture
North America; United Mexican States
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- Physical Description
7 in; 0:31:34 hh:mm:ss; 1/4" open reel tape
Katherine Anne Porter papers
A guide to the full collection of Katherine Anne Porter papers is available in our archival collections: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1532.
Access condition: public.
- Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:683998; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/33190; Catalog Key: KAP10.16.10.1; Filename: litmss-024925
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