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AMERICAN IMAGINATION OF SYNTHESIS 1969/70

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Tape 16 Pynchon - Crying of Lot 49

Tape 17 Non-Verbal Consciousness - psychedelia, tantra etc.

Tape 18 Non-Verbal Consciousness - concl.


AMERICAN IMAGINATION OF SYNTHESIS 1971/72

Tape 1A
1. Intro 14 x 71
2. Intro (cont) 21 x 71

Tape 1B
[2] Intro (cont)
3. Intro (end) 28 x 71
Darwin, Marx, Freud I (start)

Tape 2A
1. Darwin, Marx, Freud I (end)
2. Darwin, Marx, Freud II (+ Velikovsky) 4 xi 71

Tape 2B
2. (cont) Darwin, Marx, Freud (+ Velikovsky)
3. Kent State (start) 11 xi 71

Tape 3A
1. Kent State (end)
2. Slavery (start) 18 xi 71

Tape 3B
2 (cont). Slavery (end)
3 Media, American West (start) 25 xi 71

Tape 4A
1 American West (end)
2 ? (start) 2 xii 71

Tape 4B
2 (cont) ? (end)
3 Henry Adams - Mumford (start) 9 xii 71

Tape 5A
1 Henry Adams - Mumford (end)
2 Henry Adams (start) 13 i 72

Tape 5B
2 (cont) Henry Adams (end)
3 Adams (start) 20 i 72
McLuhan/Duncan/Adams - Opening of the Field)

Tape 6A
1 Opening of the Field (end)
2 McLuhan/Goodman 27 i 72

Tape 6B
2 (cont) McLuhan/Goodman (end)
3 Morality & Psychology; Group Therapy I (start) 3 ii 71

Tape 7A
1 Group Therapy I (end)
2 Group Therapy II, Reich (start) 10 ii 71

Tape 7B
2 (cont) Group Therapy II, Reich (end)
3 Group Therapy III (Goodman, Reich) 17 ii 71

Tape 8A
1 Gestalt Therapy (Reich) (end)
2 Design: Bauhaus, James (Moral Equivalent of War) 24 ii 72

Tape 8B 2 (cont) ME of W (cont), Black Mountain (end)
3 - Ives - Cage (start) 3 iii 72

Tape 9A
1 Ives - Cage (end), Numerology (start)
2 Numerology (end); LaMonte Young, Cage, Babbitt 9 iii 72

Tape 9B
2 (cont) YCB (end)
3 Cage (end); Fuller - Goodman (complete) 16 iii 72

Tape 10A
1. The City: Fuller, Pound etc. 23 iii 72

Tape 10B
1 Chomsky - Generative Grammar 1 vi 72

The City (date? bad quality)


KINGS COLLEGE
LECTURES
MELVILLE, HAWTHORNE 1969/70

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Tape 7 Hawthorne

Tape 8 Hawthorne


THE WASTED SACRIFICE 1971-72

Tape 1A
1 Intro 18 x 71
2 Intro - Adams 25 x 71
3 Intro - Faulkner: Absolom, Absolom I (start) 1 xi 71

Tape 1B
3 (cont) Faulkner I (end)
4 Faulkner II 8 xi 71
5 Faulkner: Go Down Moses I (start) 15 xi 71

Tape 2A
1 Faulkner: Go Down Moses I (end)
2 Faulkner: Go Down Moses II 22 xi 71
3 Faulkner: Go Down Moses III (start) 29 xi 71

Tape 2B
3 (cont) Faulkner: Go Down Moses III (end)
4 Hemmingway I: Soldier's Home 6 xii 71
5 Hemmingway II: Soldier's Home (start) 13 xii 71

Tape 3A
1 Hemmingway II: Soldier's Home (end), Moveable Feast
2 Hemmingway III: Fiesta (start) 17 i 72
3 Hemmingway IV: Fiesta (cont) 24 i 72

Tape 3B
3 (cont) Hemmingway IV: Fiesta (end)
4 Hemmingway V , Fitzgerald I 31 i 72
5 Fitzgerald II: Gatsby (start) 7 II 72

Tape 4A
1 Fitzgerald II: Gatsby (end)
2 Fitsgerald III: Gatsby 14 ii 72
3 Fitzgerald IV: Gatsby 21 ii 72

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3 (cont) Fitzgerald IV: Tender is the Night (end)
4 Hollywood Novels I Fitzgerald: The Last Tycoon (start) 28 11 72
5 Hollywood Novels II Fitzgerald: The Last Tycoon (end); Nathaniel West: The Day of the Locust (start) 6 iii 72

Tape 5A
1 Hollywood Novels II (end) West: Locust (cont)
2 Hollywood Novels III West: Locust (end); Mailer: Intro 13 iii 72
3 Hollywood Novels IV Mailer: Deer Park (start)

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3 (cont) Mailer: Deer Park (end)

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4 American Imagination of Synthesis: The City (date? bad quality)


SEMINARS


1969/70

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Tape 1B Term Outline

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Tape 2B Hawthorne

Tape 2C Gothic Fiction

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Tape 4A Wallace Stevens

Tape 4B Wallace Stevens

Tape 5A Wallace Stevens

Tape 5B Thoreau - Walden

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Tape 6 Stevens - Twain - Ginsberg


1971-2


AMERICAN LIT SEMINARS, 2ND YEAR

Tape 1A
1 Intro 14 x 71
2 Poe 21 x 71
3 Hawthorne (start) 28 x 71

Tape 1B
3 Hawthorne (end)
4 Melville 4 xi 71
5 Emerson (start) 11 xi 71

Tape 2A
1 Emerson (end)
2 Thoreau 18 xi 71
3 Whitman I (start) 25 xi 71

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3 Whitman 1 (end)
4 Whitman II 9 xii 71
5 E. Dickinson (start) 20 i 72

Tape 3A
1 E. Dickinson (end)
2 S Crane - Red Badge 27 1 72
3 Dreiser - American Tragedy (start) 3 ii 72

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3 Dreiser (end)
4 H. James - Spoils of Poynton, Beast in the Jungle 10 ii 72
5 American Theatre - History (start) 17 ii 72

Tape 4A
1 American Theatre I (incl. O'Neill) (end)
2 American Theatre II (incl. O'Neill, Odets) 24 ii 72

Tape 4B
2 American Theatre II (Odets)
3 American Theatre III (Miller; Williams: View from the Bridge, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) 2 iii 72

Tape 5A
1 Dos Passos/Sinclair Lewis 7 iii 72
2 Thomas Wolfe (start) 14 iii 72

Tape 5B
1 Thomas Wolfe (end)


AMERICAN LIT SEMINARS, 3RD YEAR

Tape 1A
1 Poe 1 15 x 71
2 Poe II 22 x 71
3 James I (start) 29 x 71

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3 (cont) James I (end)
4 James II 5 xi 71

Tape 2A
1. Twain I (Hadleyburg) 12 xi 71
2 Twain II 19 xi 71

Tape 2B
2 (cont) Twain II (end)
3 Twain III 26 xi 71
4 Hemingway I (start) 3 xii 71

Tape 3A
1 Hemingway I (end)
2 Hemmingway II 10 xii 71
3 Modern American Poetry I (start) 21 i 72

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3 (cont) Modern American Poetry I (end)
4 Modern American Poetry II 28 i 72

Tape 4A
1 Black Mountain Poets - Talk at Better Books. (Bad playback of tapes - mostly unlistenable)

Tape 4B
1 Modern American Poetry I (end) Creeley 18 ii 72
2 Modern American Poetry II Olson (start) 25 ii 72

Tape 5A
1 Modern American Poetry II (end) Olsen
2 Modern American Poetry III John Wiener, McClure 3 iii 72
3 Modern American Poetry IV (start) 10 iii 72

Tape 5B
3 (cont) Modern American Poetry IV (end)
4 Modern American Poetry V McClure 17 iii 72


SEMINARS, LECTURES AND POETRY READINGS


Tape 1 Creativity 12 x 89 (Graduate Seminar 1989-1990) "The proposal is to examine the history of the idea of creativity, and the present state of its definitions and processes."

Tape 2 What a place to sleep! Intercultural and countercultural actions from 1950 in America. IUSS seminar 12 v 90. Eric Motram, introduced by Howell Daniels

Tape 3 Poetry Reading, The Moon, November 23 1988. Begins with poems dedicated to Rene Char.

Tape 4 Poetry Reading - SubVoicive, Prince George of Cumberland, May 10 1991

Tape 5 "A Man of the Most Universal Knowledge" - Sir George Cayley. Polytechnic of Central London 27 ix '88

Tape 6 Rebels - Janice Joplin; presented by Hugh Sykes; contributions from Eric Mottram. BBC Radio 4, 12 x 84

Tape 7 Rebels - Lennie Bruce; presented by Hugh Sykes; contributions from Eric Mottram. BBC Radio 4 2 xi 84


PDFs


AMERICAN IMAGINATION OF SYNTHESIS 1969/70 - TRANSRIPTS

These are PDFs of transcripts which I made at the time from tapes, but they do not seem to correspond to tapes that I have copies of -- a mystery!

9 x 69

16 x 69

23 x 69

30 x 69

12 ii 70

19 11 70

5 iii 70

12 iii 70


Creativity: Bibliography  Graduate Seminar, 1989-90

"The American Presence in Britain and American Cultural Studies": for the Inauguration of the Degree in United States and Latin American Studies, Kings College, University of London, May 10, 1994

The American Imagination of Synthesis: Studies in American Culture in the American Century Bibliography June 1970 16pp

Entrances: Outline and bibliography 22pp

Mosaic 1 Summary and bibliography 6 pp

Mosaic 2 Summary and bibliography 8pp

The American Presence in Britain and American Cultural Studies: For the Inauguration of the Degree in United States and Latin American Studies, King's College, University of London, May 10, 1994 20pp

Norman O Brown: From Politics to Metapolitics Frederick William Atherton Lecture, Harvard University, March 20, 1967 17 double pp

Buckminster Fuller: This is Your Grand Strategy 6 double pp

The Field Diagram/Bibliography 1p

Charles Olson: Places; & Names 1p

Bibliography - environment studies - ecology - happenings - mixed media events 1p