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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 15, Poetry of Liberation
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produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 15 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

For many, the 1960s mark the true end of modern America. Whereas the modernists remained serious about the transcendent nature of art, the artists of the 1960s wanted an art that was relevant. They wanted an art that not only spoke about justice, but also helped create it. This program explores the innovations mad...

produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 15 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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Bookmark, A Lady Does Not Write
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Ann Hummel, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
A profile of novelist Edith Wharton (1862-1937), whose insightful novels about aristocratic New York society were inspired by her restrictive, upper-class background. Included are comments from scholars; clips from dramatizations of her novels; and selected readings by Irene Worth.
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Ann Hummel, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
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Finding Babel
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directed by David Novack, fl. 1993; produced by David Novack, fl. 1993, Odessa Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 1 hour 28 mins
Finding Babel follows the grandson of famed Russian-Jewish author Isaac Babel as he searches for answers to better understand the enigmatic man he never met. Babel’s writings, considered masterpieces of Russian literature, challenged the reality of life under rising Soviet totalitarianism, leading to his executi...
directed by David Novack, fl. 1993; produced by David Novack, fl. 1993, Odessa Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 1 hour 28 mins
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How to be a Writer, Between the Lines: Alan Alda
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interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-, in How to be a Writer (Seattle, WA: CreativeLive, 2017), 31 mins
Alan Alda has international recognition as an actor, writer, and director. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for The Aviator, Emmy nominated for his role on The West Wing, and has received 6 EMMYs. Alda played Hawkeye Pierce on the classic television series M*A*S*H, and wrote and directed many of the epis...
interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-, in How to be a Writer (Seattle, WA: CreativeLive, 2017), 31 mins
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How to be a Writer, Between the Lines: Gretchen Rubin
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interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-; performed by Kelly Corrigan, 1967- and Gretchen Rubin, 1965-, in How to be a Writer (Seattle, WA: CreativeLive, 2017), 30 mins
Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have sold more than three million copies worldwide, in more than thirty languag...
interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-; performed by Kelly Corrigan, 1967- and Gretchen Rubin, 1965-, in How to be a Writer (Seattle, WA: CreativeLive, 2017), 30 mins
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How to be a Writer, Between the Lines: Imbolo Mbue
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interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-; performed by Imbolo Mbue, 1982- and Kelly Corrigan, 1967-, in How to be a Writer (Seattle, WA: CreativeLive, 2017), 30 mins
IMBOLO MBUE is a native of the seaside town of Limbe, Cameroon. She holds a BS from Rutgers University and an MA from Columbia University. A resident of the United States for more than a decade, she lives in New York City. BEHOLD THE DREAMERS, her critically acclaimed debut novel, won the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award f...
interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-; performed by Imbolo Mbue, 1982- and Kelly Corrigan, 1967-, in How to be a Writer (Seattle, WA: CreativeLive, 2017), 30 mins
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How to be a Writer, Between the Lines: John Hodgman
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interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-, in How to be a Writer (Arlington, VA: CreativeLive, 2017), 27 mins
JOHN HODGMAN is a writer, comedian, and actor. He is the author of three books of fake facts and invented trivia, all of them New York Times Bestsellers, and his writing has also appeared in The Paris Review, This American Life, The New Yorker, and Mad Magazine.After an appearance to promote his books on “The Da...
interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-, in How to be a Writer (Arlington, VA: CreativeLive, 2017), 27 mins
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How to be a Writer, Between the Lines: Marie Lu
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interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-, in How to be a Writer (San Francisco, CA: CreativeLive, 2017), 18 mins
Marie writes young adult novels and has a special love for dystopian books. Ironically, she was born in 1984. Before she became a full-time writer, she was an artist in the video game industry. She graduated from the University of Southern California in '06 and currently lives in Los Angeles, where she spends her...
interview by Kelly Corrigan, 1967-, in How to be a Writer (San Francisco, CA: CreativeLive, 2017), 18 mins
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In Search of the Brontës, Part 1, A Wish For Wings
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directed by Samira Osman, fl. 1990; produced by Samira Osman, fl. 1990, in In Search of the Brontës, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 59 mins
This biography, by Samira Osman, discusses the early lives of the Bronte family.
directed by Samira Osman, fl. 1990; produced by Samira Osman, fl. 1990, in In Search of the Brontës, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 59 mins
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Ken Burns: Mark Twain, Episode 2
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 43 mins
Considered the funniest man of his time, Mark Twain was a critic of human nature who used his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed, and racism. As America's best-loved author, he created some of its most memorable characters and quoted sayings. Director Ken Burns digs beneath the legend to discover the true Twain and...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 43 mins
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