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Toi Derricotte

Toi Derricotte

Derricotte, Toi
Title: Toi Derricotte
Reading Date: Wednesday, February 19, 1992

Welcome and Introduction-12163

Description:

By Alison Hawthorne Deming; recording begins mid-sentence.

Opening Remarks and "The Empress of the Death House"-12164

Description:

Published version bears the title "The Feeding." Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Derricotte, Toi. The Empress of the Death House. Detroit: Lotus Press, 1978.

"I say hello, oracle, kind mother..."-12165

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Unpublished.

"Delivery"-12166

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Differs from published version.


Annotation:

Derricotte, Toi. Natural Birth. Trumansburg, NY: The Crossing Press, 1983.

"Lightning Bug"-12167

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Differs from published version.


Annotation:

Derricotte, Toi. The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997.

"Kin"-12168

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Differs from published version.


Annotation:

Derricotte, Toi. The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997.

"Blackbottom"-12169

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Derricotte, Toi. Captivity. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"The Minks"-12170

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Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Derricotte, Toi. Captivity. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"The Good Old Dog"-12171

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Derricotte, Toi. Captivity. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"Allen Ginsberg"-12172

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Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Derricotte, Toi. Captivity. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.

"For a Student Who Was Molested"-12173

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Unpublished.

"Dead Baby Speaks"-12174

Description:

Differs from published version. Recording cuts out from 5:37 to 5:39.


Annotation:

Derricotte, Toi. Tender. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997.

"World"-12175

Description:

Sung by Toi Derricotte. Unpublished.

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Reading Date: Wednesday, February 19, 1992
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Toi Derricotte reads from Natural Birth (1983), Captivity (1989), The Empress of the Death House (1991), Tender (1997), and The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey (1997).

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