Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 35.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 07:02:55 +0100
From: Willard McCarty <email@example.com>
Subject: online recitations?
Perhaps it's idiosyncratic of me to think that I do not understand a poem
unless I can read it outloud, perform it, well. In any case my practice of
sharing the poetry I especially like by performing it, and experience
teaching literature to those who have not had much or any experience
reading it, leads me to wonder if anyone is exploiting the capabilities of
the Web to publish readings -- for instructional or other purposes. What
if, I wonder, students could supplement their poetry-reading assignments by
a RealAudio, Shockwave or some other performance?
Furthermore, I wonder if groups of new poets are making their work known in
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Dr. Willard McCarty, Senior Lecturer, King's College London
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maui gratias agere
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