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Poetry in America Season 2

New, Elisa, (screenwriter,, television director,, host.). Reis-Dennis, Leah, (television director,, television producer.). O'Connell, Cathleen, (television producer.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).

Summary: Poets, public figures and members of various communities join series creator Elisa New to engage in close readings of a single American poem. Each episode mixes lively discussion with archival materials, location footage, and vivid animation. The series offers audiences an immersive and accessible experience in reading poems that touch on many aspects of American life, past and present.


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  • ISBN: 9781531712334
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (200 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2020]

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General Note:
Title from web page.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2020.
Wide screen.
Participant or Performer Note: Host, Elisa New.
Target Audience Note:
TV rating: TVPG.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: American poetry -- History and criticism -- 20th century
American poetry -- History and criticism -- 19th century
American poetry -- Explication
American poetry -- Appreciation
American poetry -- History and criticism
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs.
Television series.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Victoria 811.5408 Poetr 38080600085144 Adult DVD Available -

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