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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 10, Rhythms in Poetry
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produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

Amidst the chaos following World War I, Ezra Pound urged poets to "Make it new!" This call was heeded by a large range of poets, ranging from T. S. Eliot to Jean Toomer. This program explores the modernist lyrics of two of these poets: William Carlos Williams and Langston Hughes. What is modernism? How did these p...

produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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Basil Bunting. An introduction to the work of a poet.
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directed by Peter Bell, fl. 1982; produced by Peter Bell, fl. 1982, Northeast Films (England: Arts Council England, 1982), 38 mins
An impressionistic view of the life and work of British poet, Basil Bunting (1900-1985), incorporating his own reading of his autobiographical poem, Briggflatts.
directed by Peter Bell, fl. 1982; produced by Peter Bell, fl. 1982, Northeast Films (England: Arts Council England, 1982), 38 mins
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Bookmark, One Fond Embrace
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directed by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987; produced by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987, Radio Telefis Eireann, Galway, Ireland, British Broadcasting Corporation and Araby Productions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 54 mins
This documentary looks at the work of poet Thomas Kinsella. The profile is structured around an interview with Kinsella in which he discusses the role of the Irish poet as a recorder of the nation’s origins - especially the historical dual tradition of Ireland’s colonial history and it’s positioning between...
directed by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987; produced by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987, Radio Telefis Eireann, Galway, Ireland, British Broadcasting Corporation and Araby Productions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 54 mins
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Early Days Yet: A documentary about the great poet, Allen Curnow
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directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2001), 1 hour 13 mins
Allen Curnow was one of the greatest of New Zealand writers, with a major international reputation. Winner of 7 New Zealand Book Awards and the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, he was the first person outside Britain to receive the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. This is the only documentary to explore Curnow’s remar...
directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2001), 1 hour 13 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 1, The Early Years (1819–1855)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 1 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour 4 mins

Part One: The Early Years (1819–1855)

Walt Whitman rises from a hardscrabble boyhood in New York to write Leaves of Grass in 1855 that revolutionizes poetry. This episode explores the mystery of how a seemingly ordinary writer, with little education or training, could have created such a literature-altering master...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 1 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour 4 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2, Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins

Part Two: Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)

The poet publishes Leaves of Grass, receives a fateful letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson, and moves to Washington to care for sick and injured Civil War soldiers. This episode brings to life such renowned poems as “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking,” “Crossing Brooklyn...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3, The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour

Part Three: The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)

Whitman falls in love, explores war and assassination in his poetry, yet becomes disillusioned by the Gilded Age that ensues. He recovers from a debilitating stroke to live out his days in Camden NJ, where he continues to write poetry. This episode includes powerful...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour
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Interview with Abdul Malik
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interview by Fred White, fl. 1986 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1988), 11 mins
Abdul Malik (Delano DeCoteau) speaks to Fred White about his initial motivation to be a poet and his incorporation of music with his work. Then, Fred White interviews Christopher Laird about the poetry of Abdul Malik.
interview by Fred White, fl. 1986 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1988), 11 mins
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Martin Carter Tape 3
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produced by Banyan Productions; interview by Jennifer Cheeseman, fl. 1987 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1984), 20 mins
Guyanese poet Martin Carter reads his poetry and is interviewed by Jennifer Cheeseman.
produced by Banyan Productions; interview by Jennifer Cheeseman, fl. 1987 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1984), 20 mins
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Martin Carter Tape 6
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interview by Jennifer Cheeseman, fl. 1987 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1984), 23 mins
Martin Carter speaks about how poems are read and how people interpret the world from their own experience.
interview by Jennifer Cheeseman, fl. 1987 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1984), 23 mins
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