Annotations by Kylie Warkentin. Recording: “Margaret Atwood at SGWU, 1974,” found in “The SGWU Poetry Series” collection by SpokenWeb Montreal

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0:46 - 0:49 precious particularly to the object is themselves [noise] = precious particulary to the artists themselves T_Layer
1:10 - 1:15 how i heard [laughter] okay can new you are r. us the get new has = howard [laughter] can you as the can you ask the security T_Layer
1:52 - 1:59 [noise] know mall than ten [noise] = no more than ten T_Layer
2:51 - 2:54 [noise] smell the roses swerve [laughter] [noise] = move the rows forward T_Layer
5:50 - 5:54 she's giving us two novels in the last side he hears the out of a woman = she's given us two novels in the last five years the edible woman T_Layer
6:14 - 6:16 canadians stacey than sours as victims [noise] = canadians see themselves as victims T_Layer
9:54 - 9:57 news real men man end and firing school = news reel men and firing squad T_Layer
11:37 - 11:50 [noise] useless of useless lewis ouse against mouse lipped snow moving in those = useless useless mouth against mouth lips moving in these T_Layer
15:49 - 15:50 slowly lift the bed reversed = slowly flawless but reversed T_Layer
16:21 - 16:22 they are important and it's two = they are important two (added word) T_Layer
18:55 - 18:57 were loyal most = were loyal most (no discernable extra noise beyond words) T_Layer
38:39 - 38:45 [laughter] they left = [laughter] they left [laughter (there was some light laughter before, but missed the big seconds of loud laughing from crowd) T_Layer
41:58 - 41:60 tried him neck than the movie for a certain period of tell = try and make the movie for a certain period of time T_Layer
0:00 Unknown speaking S_Layer
0:21 Howard Fink speaking S_Layer
0:22 Unknown speaking S_Layer
1:30 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
1:41 Audience speaking S_Layer
1:44 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
1:52 - 1:59 Unknown speaking S_Layer
5:19 Wynne Francis speaking S_Layer
7:38 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
10:04 Margaret Atwood reading "Newsreel, Man and Firing Squad" S_Layer
11:36 Margaret Atwood reading "Useless" S_Layer
12:35 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
12:48 Margaret Atwood reading "November" S_Layer
13:52 Margaret Atwood reading "Repent" S_Layer
14:47 Margaret Atwood reading "Tricks with Mirrors" S_Layer
17:51 Margaret Atwood reading "You are Happy" S_Layer
18:48 Margaret Atwood reading "First Prayer" S_Layer
20:25 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
22:18 Margaret Atwood reading unknown poem, first line "You take my hand and I'm suddenly in a bad movie..." S_Layer
23:13 - 21:32 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
23:28 Margaret Atwood reading "They Eat Out" S_Layer
24:44 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
25:06 Margaret Atwood reading "Siren Song" S_Layer
26:12 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
28:20 Margaret Atwood reading "It is Not" S_Layer
30:37 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
30:54 Margaret Atwood reading "There is Only One of Everything" S_Layer
32:30 - 32:20 Margaret Atwood reading "Late August" S_Layer
33:26 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
33:31 Margaret Atwood reading "Book of Ancestors" S_Layer
36:47 Wynne Francis speaking S_Layer
37:04 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
37:28 Female audience member speaking S_Layer
37:30 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
38:54 Male audience member speaking S_Layer
39:17 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
40:19 Same male audience member speaking S_Layer
40:29 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
40:32 Same male audience member speaking S_Layer
40:39 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
40:56 Same male audience member speaking S_Layer
41:04 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
41:07 Same male audience member speaking S_Layer
41:14 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
41:34 Male audience member speaking S_Layer
41:39 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
42:42 Female audience member speaking S_Layer
42:46 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
44:26 Same female audience member speaking S_Layer
44:30 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
45:22 Wynne Francis speaking S_Layer
45:51 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
46:08 Wynne Francis speaking S_Layer
46:16 Male audience member speaking S_Layer
46:20 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
47:08 Male audience member speaking S_Layer
47:09 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
47:11 Male audience member speaking S_Layer
47:15 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
47:58 Female audience member speaking S_Layer
48:03 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
49:09 Female audience member speaking S_Layer
49:22 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
49:31 Same female audience member speaking S_Layer
49:41 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
50:14 Female audience member speaking S_Layer
50:16 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
50:22 Same female audience member speaking S_Layer
50:25 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
52:30 Male audience member speaking S_Layer
52:33 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
54:02 - 54:01 Female audience member speaking S_Layer
54:11 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
55:20 Female audience member speaking S_Layer
55:25 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
55:46 Male audience member speaking S_Layer
55:49 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
55:51 Same male audience member speaking S_Layer
55:54 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
56:24 Male audience member speaking S_Layer
56:24 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
56:41 Female audience member asks question S_Layer
56:49 - 57:01 Margaret Atwood and same female audience member speaking S_Layer
57:02 Same female audience member speaking S_Layer
57:15 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
58:04 Female audience member speaking S_Layer
58:04 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
58:12 Male audience member speaking S_Layer
58:45 Margaret Atwood speaking S_Layer
59:38 Wynne Francis speaking S_Layer
1:20 Possible cut in recording N_Layer
1:24 - 5:19 Mic picking up conversations of crowd as they move around so transcription is random N_Layer
26:12 Reading cut mid sentence N_Layer
26:57 Recording cut, repeats, Margaret Atwood begins mid-sentence reading unknown poem which is cut mid-sentence N_Layer
36:36 - 36:38 Possible cut in recording or mic failure N_Layer
41:38 - 41:42 Volume for questions has been increased, so when Atwood responds with the mic it's sometimes to loud (as here, when her words are unintelligible) N_Layer
59:46 End of recording N_Layer
0:46 - 0:49 Mic feedback, laughter E_Layer
1:10 - 1:15 Mic feedback, laughter E_Layer
1:52 - 1:59 Mic feedback, crowd talking, shuffling of chairs E_Layer
2:51 - 2:54 Crowd talking, people moving E_Layer
5:50 - 5:54 Soft talking in background, person coughs, bit of mic feedback E_Layer
6:14 - 6:16 Talking in background, page rustling at beginning E_Layer
9:54 - 9:57 Mic feedback, bit of a double buzz, echoes in room E_Layer
11:37 - 11:50 Mic feedback, papers rustling, echoes E_Layer
15:49 - 15:50 Slight clipping, echo, mic feedback, fans in background? E_Layer
16:21 - 16:22 Air in background E_Layer
38:39 - 38:45 Laughter E_Layer
41:58 - 41:60 Some mic movement E_Layer

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IIIF manifest: https://kywark.github.io/link-tests/margaret-atwood-1974/manifest.json