Robert Frost visited the Bridgewater Teachers College campus on December 1, 1959. That evening he gave a lecture for the campus community in the Horace Mann Auditorium. Frost spoke for over an hour, commenting on poetry and the teaching and appreciation of poetry. He recited and commented upon several of his own poems, including “Acquainted with the Night,” “Dust of Snow,” “The Tuft of Flowers,” “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” “The Road Not Taken,” “One More Brevity,” “Mending Wall,” “A Leaf Treader,” “The Night Light,” “The Objection to Being Stepped On,” “Departmental,” “Away!” and “A Considerable Speck.”
The recording abruptly stops during the sustained applause after Frost finished the lecture. The recording begins again in the middle of a sentence as Frost had resumed speaking after the applause.
Frost, Robert, "Robert Frost Lecture at Bridgewater Teachers College" (1959). Multi-media Selections for the Archives. 12.
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