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Voices & Visions, 8, Marianne Moore: In Her Own Image
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directed by Jeffrey Schon, fl. 1977; produced by David Schmerler, fl. 1982 and Robert Chapman, fl. 1988, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins

Funny, formidable, and paradoxical, the poet and her work are analyzed by critics and friends, including Monroe Wheeler, Grace Shulman, and Patricia Willis. Her most memorable poems display her power of observation and moral force.

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A video instructional series on American poetry for college and h...

directed by Jeffrey Schon, fl. 1977; produced by David Schmerler, fl. 1982 and Robert Chapman, fl. 1988, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins
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Voices & Visions, 9, Sylvia Plath
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directed by Lawrence Pitkethly, fl. 1985; produced by Lawrence Pitkethly, fl. 1985 and Sasha Alpert, fl. 1994, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 9 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins

The creative intensity with which Sylvia Plath confronted her experiences as daughter, wife, mother, and writer is explored in documentary and archival footage intercut with visualizations of her work.

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A video instructional series on American poetry for college and high school classrooms and adul...

directed by Lawrence Pitkethly, fl. 1985; produced by Lawrence Pitkethly, fl. 1985 and Sasha Alpert, fl. 1994, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 9 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins
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Voices & Visions, 10, Ezra Pound: American Odyssey
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directed by Lawrence Pitkethly, fl. 1985; produced by Lawrence Pitkethly, fl. 1985, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 10 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins

The most controversial of American poets — artistic catalyst, legendary confidant, and author of brilliant cantos — Ezra Pound and his poetry and role in the modernist movement are explored by friends and critics.

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A video instructional series on American poetry for college and high school classro...

directed by Lawrence Pitkethly, fl. 1985; produced by Lawrence Pitkethly, fl. 1985, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 10 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins
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Voices & Visions, 11, Wallace Stevens: Man Made Out of Words
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directed by Richard P. Rogers, 1944-2001; produced by Jill Janows, fl. 1983, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 11 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins

Wallace Stevens's flamboyant verbal technique and philosophical vision of American life are beautifully illustrated by archival footage.

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A video instructional series on American poetry for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 13 one-hour video programs and coordinated books; als...

directed by Richard P. Rogers, 1944-2001; produced by Jill Janows, fl. 1983, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 11 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins
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Voices & Visions, 12, Walt Whitman
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directed by Jack Smithie, fl. 1988; produced by New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 12 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 56 mins

Brilliant readings of Walt Whitman's poems demonstrate his American vision and style and vividly convey their poignance and sheer power. Whitman's sources, including Emerson, the King James Bible, opera, and political oratory, are revealed.

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A video instructional series on American poetry for coll...

directed by Jack Smithie, fl. 1988; produced by New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 12 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 56 mins
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Voices & Visions, 13, William Carlos Williams
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directed by Richard P. Rogers, 1944-2001; produced by Jill Janows, fl. 1983, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins

"No ideas but in things," William Carlos Williams's aesthetic dictum sought to capture, not analyze. A collage of documentary footage, interviews, animation, and dramatization capture the poet's often visual work and intense life.

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A video instructional series on American poetry for college and hi...

directed by Richard P. Rogers, 1944-2001; produced by Jill Janows, fl. 1983, New York Center for Visual History, in Voices & Visions, 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1988), 57 mins
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V.S. Naipaul at Fatima College
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(Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1974), 31 mins
Students and teachers of Fatima College in Mucurapo, Port of Spain meet V.S. Naipaul and interview him.
(Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1974), 31 mins
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Witold Gombrowicz
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directed by Andrzej Wolski, fl. 1982-2016; produced by France 3 and Sodaperaga; performed by Andrzej Seweryn, 1946- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2015), 44 mins

Witold Gombrowicz (1904–1969), author and playwright, was one of the greatest author of the 20th century. Some writers never had a "legend" surrouding them, whereas others achieved to create one. Gombrowicz built for himself an image of an abnormal character, and imposed with persuasion his eccentric despotism t...

directed by Andrzej Wolski, fl. 1982-2016; produced by France 3 and Sodaperaga; performed by Andrzej Seweryn, 1946- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2015), 44 mins
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Zee Edgell (1): : Second International Conference of Caribbean Women Writers
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produced by Banyan Productions; interview by Rachel Carrington, fl. 1990 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1990), 19 mins
Rachel Carrington interviews author Zee Edgell.
produced by Banyan Productions; interview by Rachel Carrington, fl. 1990 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1990), 19 mins
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