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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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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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Liverpool: City of Poets
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directed by Allen Jewhurst, fl. 1975-1982; produced by Emma Ekelund, fl. 2004, Chameleon Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2004), 25 mins
This film explores the work of Adrian Henri, Roger McGough and Brian Patten – three of Britain’s most well respected poets. Influenced by the Liverpool music scene, their work is characterized by its directness of expression and simplicity of language and conveys humour, human experience and emotion. Roger and...
directed by Allen Jewhurst, fl. 1975-1982; produced by Emma Ekelund, fl. 2004, Chameleon Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2004), 25 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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Omnibus, Series 5, Episode 17, The Last Journey of John Keats
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directed by James Runcie, 1959-; presented by Sir Andrew Motion, 1952-; produced by James Runcie, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Omnibus, Series 5, Episode 17 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 50 mins
In 1820, John Keats, one of England's finest poets, was dying of tuberculosis. In an attempt to save his life, doctors advised him to travel to Italy, for its healthier climate. Now Andrew Motion, Keats' biographer, sets out in a ship to retrace the consumptive poet's tortuous trip to Naples and Rome, where he die...
directed by James Runcie, 1959-; presented by Sir Andrew Motion, 1952-; produced by James Runcie, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Omnibus, Series 5, Episode 17 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 50 mins
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Poet's View, Intimate Profiles of Five Major Poets
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directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Academy of American Poets, in Poet's View (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 35 mins
The Poet’s View is a unique film series presenting intimate portraits of five major American poets. Filmed on location in Hawaii, Paris, New York, and California, The Poet's View takes the viewer inside the homes and lives of our era's foremost poetic talents, as they reminisce about their formative years, revea...
directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Academy of American Poets, in Poet's View (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 35 mins
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