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Reading Aloud; Andrey Biely: St. Petersburg

04/01/1976


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Series
Reading Aloud
Program
Andrey Biely: St. Petersburg
Series Description

William Cavness reads works of literature on-air. According to Cavness' oral history of the beginnings of Reading Aloud, the series came about, in part, due to the Soviet ban of the work Dr. Zhivago in the Fall of 1958, and the books fourth edition falling out of print in the United States. As such Dr. Zhivago became the first work Cavness read, and the resulting success, directly lead to the creation of the series which ran until Cavness' retirement from WGBH in 1991. Series release date: 11/24/1958

Program Description

Series description: William Cavness reads works of literature on-air. According to Cavness' oral history of the beginnings of Reading Aloud, the series came about, in part, due to the Soviet ban of the work Dr. Zhivago in the Fall of 1958, and the books fourth edition falling out of print in the United States. As such Dr. Zhivago became the first work Cavness read, and the resulting success, directly lead to the creation of the series which ran until Cavness' retirement from WGBH in 1991.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Performance in a Studio
Topics
Literature
Creators
Cavness, William (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Reading Aloud; Andrey Biely: St. Petersburg,” 04/01/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_A4E51195C00F41BC935CBC6E39165315.
MLA: “Reading Aloud; Andrey Biely: St. Petersburg.” 04/01/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_A4E51195C00F41BC935CBC6E39165315>.
APA: Reading Aloud; Andrey Biely: St. Petersburg. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_A4E51195C00F41BC935CBC6E39165315
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