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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 2, Exploring Borderlands
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produced by Lori Gomez, fl. 1996, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

Chicana writer Gloria Anzaldúa tells us that the border is "una herida abierta [an open wound] where... the lifeblood of two worlds is merging to form a third country — a border culture." This program explores the literature of the Chicano borderlands and its beginnings in the literature of Spanish colonizatio...

produced by Lori Gomez, fl. 1996, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 4, Spirit of Nationalism
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produced by Lori Gomez, fl. 1996, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 4 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

The Enlightenment brought new ideals and a new notion of selfhood to the American colonies. This program begins with an examination of the importance of the trope of the self-made man in Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, and then turns to the development of this concept in the writings of Romanticist Ralph Waldo...

produced by Lori Gomez, fl. 1996, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 4 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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Autobiographies, Biographies, and Personal Experiences
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Class 6 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
Explores criteria for selecting literature for theme units. The Studio Class reviews the components of a good thematic language arts unit, emphasizing the five features that aid teachers in selecting the right book for the unit. Also included are the five steps to meaningful Readers’ Theater activities and sou...
Class 6 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
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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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Biography, George Bernard Shaw
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directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962), 25 mins
As a playwright, George Bernard Shaw created many unforgettable characters, but the most intriguing was his own. Shaw claimed to be a philosopher, novelist, socialist, statesman, dramatist, theologian, vegetarian, fanatic, and fluent liar. This documentary sets the facts straight.
directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1962), 25 mins
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Biography, Charles Dickens: A Tale Of Ambition And Genius
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produced by Melissa Jo Peltier, Greystone Communications, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 46 mins
This episode of Biography presents a detailed look at the life of Charles Dickens, beginning with Dickens's harsh childhood and ending in his rise to worldwide acclaim.
produced by Melissa Jo Peltier, Greystone Communications, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 46 mins
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Biography, Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life
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directed by Stephen Crisman, 1948-; produced by Stephen Crisman, 1948-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 1 hour 39 mins
Ernest Hemingway's novels rank among the most influential and celebrated in history, while his life remains an obscure image shrouded in myth.In this feature-length portrait narrated by the author's granddaughter, actress Mariel Hemingway, BIOGRAPHY® examines the remarkable life story of this legendary Nobel laur...
directed by Stephen Crisman, 1948-; produced by Stephen Crisman, 1948-, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 1 hour 39 mins
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Biography, James Joyce
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directed by Chris Warren, fl. 2004; produced by David Edgar, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 48 mins
His life was cut short by illness but the controversial author left a legacy of some of the greatest work ever written which is now celebrated the world over. A sweeping look at Joyce's life and works. See why fame drove Joyce from his beloved homeland. Filled with intimate excerpts from his personal corresponden...
directed by Chris Warren, fl. 2004; produced by David Edgar, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 48 mins
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Conference of Caribbean Women Writers, Caribbean Women Writers
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produced by Selwyn Cudjoe, 1943- and Christopher Laird, 1945-, Banyan Productions, in Conference of Caribbean Women Writers (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1994), 47 mins
This video from Banyan Archive has footage of and interviews about the First International Conference of Caribbean Women Writers which took place at Wellesley College, Massachusetts in 1988.
produced by Selwyn Cudjoe, 1943- and Christopher Laird, 1945-, Banyan Productions, in Conference of Caribbean Women Writers (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1994), 47 mins
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Dionyse McTair
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interview by Tony Hall, 1948- (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1988), 6 mins
Tony Hall interview poet, Dionyse Mctair and she reads MORNING STAR.
interview by Tony Hall, 1948- (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1988), 6 mins
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