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|Title:||Voices & visions|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jill Janows; Robert Chapman; Lois Cuniff; Lawrence Pitkethly; Derek Walcott; Margot Feldman; Judith Thurman; Leslie Lee; Vickie Karp; Susan Yankowitz; Robert Seidman; Veronica L Young; Peter Hammer; St Clair Bourne; Jeffrey Schon; Richard P Rogers; Jack Smithie; Sasha Alpert; David Schmerler; South Carolina Educational Television Network.; New York Center for Visual History.; Annenberg Media.
|Notes:||This disc has been recorded using DVD-R equipment and may not play in all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced as a PBS television series in 1988.
|Credits:||Senior consultant, Helen Vendler ; historical consultant, William Taylor.|
|Performer(s):||Poetry readings by Blythe Danner, Jane Alexander, James Merrill, Galway Kinnel ; narrators, Jose Ferrer, Susanne Wasson, Laurence Luckinbill, Peter Maloney, Paul Hecht, Carol Locatell, Peter MacNicol.|
|Description:||7 videodiscs (755 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||[Disc 1] Program 1. Elizabeth Bishop: One art / written, produced & directed by Jill Janows (58 min.) -- Program 2. Hart Crane / directed by Lawrence Pitkethly ; produced by Lois Cunniff ; writer, Derek Walcott ; co-writer, Margot Feldman (58 min.) -- [Disc 2] Program 3. Emily Dickinson / director, Veronica Young ; producer, Jill Janows ; writer, Judith Thurman (57 min.) -- Program 4. T.S. Eliot / written & directed by Lawrence Pitkethly ; producers, Sasha Alpert, Lawrence Pitkethly (57 min.) -- [Disc 3] Program 5. Robert Frost / director, Peter Hammer ; producer, Robert Chapman ; writer, Margot Feldman (57 min.) -- Program 6. Langston Hughes: The dream keeper / director, St.Clair Bourne ; producer, Robert Chapman ; writer, Leslie Lee (57 min.) -- [Disc 4] Program 7. Robert Lowell: A mania for phrases / directed by Peter Hammer ; producer, Robert Chapman ; writers, Peter Hammer, Lawrence Pitkethly (58 min.) -- Program 8. Marianne Moore: In her own image / director, Jeffrey Schon ; producers, Robert Chapman, David Schmerler ; writer, Vickie Karp (57 min.) -- [Disc 5] Program 9. Sylvia Plath / directed and produced by Lawrence Pitkethly ; writer, Susan Yankowitz (57 min.) -- Program 10. Ezra Pound: American odyssey / written, produced and directed by Lawrence Pitkethly (57 min.) -- [Disc 6] Program 11. Wallace Stevens: Man made out of words / director, Richard P. Rogers ; producer, Jill Janows ; writer, Robert Seidman (58 min.) -- Program 12. Walt Whitman / director, Jack Smithie (57 min.) -- [Disc 7] Program 13. William Carlos Williams / director, Richard P. Rogers ; written and produced by Jill Janows (57 min.).|
|Other Titles:||Voices and visions|
|Responsibility:||Annenberg Media ; a presentation of SCETV - South Carolina Educational Television ; a New York Center for Visual History production ; senior producers, Jill Janows, Robert Chapman, Lois Cuniff ; executive producer, Lawrence Pitkethly.|
Documentary television programs.
Educational television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Language Note:||Closed captioned.|
|Publisher:||[New York, NY] : New York Center for Visual History ; S. Burlington, VT : Distributed by Annenberg Media,|
|Class Descriptors:||LC Class No.: PS306.5; Dewey No.: 811|
|Corporate Author:||South Carolina Educational Television Network.; New York Center for Visual History.; Annenberg Media.|
The lives and works of 13 renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews in this inspiring series. Illustrative poems in each program are accompanied by insights into their historical and cultural connections. The series covers the terminology of poetry and the larger role of poets in American and world literature studies.
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- Bishop, Elizabeth, -- 1911-1979.
- Crane, Hart, -- 1899-1932.
- Dickinson, Emily, -- 1830-1886.
- Eliot, T. S. -- (Thomas Stearns), -- 1888-1965.
- Frost, Robert, -- 1874-1963.
- Hughes, Langston, -- 1902-1967.
- Lowell, Robert, -- 1917-1977.
- Moore, Marianne, -- 1887-1972.
- Plath, Sylvia.
- Pound, Ezra, -- 1885-1972.
- Stevens, Wallace, -- 1879-1955.
- Whitman, Walt, -- 1819-1892.
- Williams, William Carlos, -- 1883-1963.
- American poetry -- 19th century -- Study and teaching (Higher)
- American poetry -- 20th century -- Study and teaching (Higher)
- American poetry -- History and criticism.
- American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
- Poets, American -- Biography.