[Literary criticism]

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Seldes discusses books and poetry in relation to literary criticism and pedantry. Discusses the book "Seven Types of Ambiguity" and poems that have affected him. Reference books for poetry, Robert Graves. Moves on to commercial radio broadcasting. A typo in the New York Times. Other examples of typos.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71328
Municipal archives id: LT6516