|Person Describing Archive|
Annie Murray (2010); Chelsea Obodoechina (2020)
|Is this primarily a poetry audio site?|
|Sponsoring Person or Institution|
literaturWERKstatt berlin began it, and now there are many international partners who support lyrikline
|Site Last Updated|
|General Description of Archive|
Site based in Berlin, Germany that offers poetry in many languages.
|Description of archive history or URL|
Site was created to address the gradual severing of written and spoken poetry. Full background at: http://lyrikline.org/index.php?id=62&L=1
search by keyword or author
|Relation from the audio to the text|
nice integration. audio player and text of poem are in same window.
|Date/Time/Length/Context info about the audio items|
no info on recording length
|Author bios and context within literary history|
for each author there is a photo, list of audio recordings available, bio, publication list, and info about prizes won (these are all in separate tabs)
|Audio file type: streaming, download, file format, audio file compression quality (WAV, MP3, bitrate)|
streaming only, not available for download. good quality recordings, though.
|Multimedia integration (pictures, video, etc.)|
photos of authors
|Audio playback setup (opens in Flash player, on new blank screen, etc.)|
|Mobile access (i.e. accessible on smart phones, tablets, etc.)|
UPDATE (Chelsea Obodoechina): Mobile access is possible, but the website does not cater to mobile devices. Functionality may vary depending on the device.
browse by author name, language of poetry, language of translation
|Discovery features (pre-made playlists; dynamic lists: lists of recent additions, featured items, related items, etc).|
|Interactivity and Web 2.0 features|
no way to comment on, or interact with site, but you can follow the organization on twitter or read their blog
includes poems in 55 languages - growing to be a massive portal of international poetry