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X.J. Kennedy

X.J. Kennedy

Kennedy, X.J.
Title: X.J. Kennedy
Reading Date: Wednesday, November 16, 1988

Introduction-8879

Description:

by Lois Shelton

Opening Remarks and "First Confession"-8881

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Nude Descending a Staircase. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.

"Nude Descending a Staircase"-8883

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Nude Descending a Staircase. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.

"Little Elegy"-8885

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Nude Descending a Staircase. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.

"Cross Ties"-8887

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

"Snowflake Souffle"-8889

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

"Mother's Nerves"-8891

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

"Where Will We Run To"-8893

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

Remarks and "Brats: 1"-8895

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

"Brats: 3"-8897

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

"Brats: 5"-8899

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

"Mining Town"-8901

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

"Ode"-8903

Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

Remarks and "Great Chain of Being"-8905

Description:

Sung to a tune composed by the poet.


Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

Remarks and "In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day"-8907

Description:

Sung to the tune of "The Old Orange Flute/Sweet Betsy from Pike." Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Nude Descending a Staircase. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961.

Remarks and "Song to the Tune of 'Somebody Stole My Gal'"-8909

Description:

Sung to the tune of "Somebody Stole My Gal." Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Kennedy, X.J. Cross Ties: Selected Poems. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

Reading Date: Wednesday, November 16, 1988
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

X.J. Kennedy reads from Nude Descending a Staircase (1961) and Cross Ties: Selected Poems (1985), commenting humorously on many of the poems and performing several as songs.

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