Interview with John Jacob Niles, December 2, 1977

Project: John Jacob Niles Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Niles discusses his poetry, elaborating on themes and inspirations in his work. He recites several of his poems. He also talks about his influences and other writers he admires, especially Gertrude Stein.

Interview Accession

1977oh105_jjn003

Interviewee Name

John Jacob Niles

Interviewer Name

David Farrell

Interview Date

1977-12-02

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Niles, John Jacob Interview by David Farrell. 02 Dec. 1977. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Niles, J.J. (1977, December 02). Interview by D. Farrell. John Jacob Niles Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Niles, John Jacob, interview by David Farrell. December 02, 1977, John Jacob Niles Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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