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British & American Poetry

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Poetry Anthology Set

The Poetry Anthology Boxed Set
Three authoritative and accessible studies of English poetry. These programs feature in-depth looks at the lives and works of the leading British poets of the past three centuries, with expert interpretation and critical analyses by leading authorities in English literature.
Includes all three volumes of the series: The Augustan Poets, The Romantic Poets and The Victorian Poets. 150 mins.

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Poetry Hall of Fame Set

The Poetry Hall of Fame: Four-Volume Set
An incredible collection of great writers, great poems and the best of the human spirit.
Volume 1, William Shatner, Vincent Price, LeVar Burton and Valerie Harper join to recite poetry by some of the greatest English language poets. Shakespeare, Marlow, Whitman, Milton, Wadsworth, Longfellow, Coleridge and Frost are just some of the poets included in this video. 58 mins.
Volume 2, Claire Bloom, Henry Fonda, Irene Worth and Jack Lemmon are featured in this video dedicated to poetry. They recite classics from English and American literature by poets Spencer, Keats, Pope, Blake, Yeats, Dickinson and Plath, among many more. 58 mins.
Volume 3, Vincent Price, Henry Fonda, Robert Culp and Ruby Dee recite a collection of enduring poems that span the gamut from Shakespeare to Eliot. Dryden, Bronte, Burns, Tennyson and Dorothy Parker are among the many poets included. 58 mins.
Volume 4, Ruby Dee, Jack Lemmon, Will Geer and Fred Gwynne recite from a large assortment of classic poems. Works by Poe, Swift, Auden, Longfellow and many more are included. 58 mins.

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Poetry by Americans Series

Poetry by Americans Series:Poetry by Americans: Edgar Allan Poe
Biographical sketches of four great American poets are collected in this series. Each short also includes a dramatic reading of one of their best regarded poems.
Lorne Greene reads "Annabel Lee." 9 mins.

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Poetry by Americans Series:Poetry by Americans: James Weldon Johnson
Biographical sketches of four great American poets are collected in this series. Each short also includes a dramatic reading of one of their best regarded poems.
Raymond St. John reads "The Creation." 12 mins.

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Poetry by Americans Series:Poetry by Americans: Robert Frost
Biographical sketches of four great American poets are collected in this series. Each short also includes a dramatic reading of one of their best regarded poems.
"Mending Wall" is read by Leonard Nimoy. 10 mins.

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Poetry by Americans Series:Poetry by Americans: Walt Whitman
Biographical sketches of four great American poets are collected in this series. Each short also includes a dramatic reading of one of their best regarded poems.
"O Captain! My Captain!" is read by Efram Zimbalist, Jr. 10 mins.

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The Poetry Hall of Fame:

An incredible collection of great writers, great poems and the best of the human spirit.

William Shatner, Vincent Price, LeVar Burton and Valerie Harper join to recite poetry by some of the greatest English language poets. Shakespeare, Marlow, Whitman, Milton, Wadsworth, Longfellow, Coleridge and Frost are just some of the poets included in this video. 58 mins.

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28. The Poetry Hall of Fame:Poetry Hall of Fame: Vol. 01: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

 

 

Vol. 1: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky. Dostoyevsky ushered in modern literature with his novels Crime and Punishment, Brothers Karamazov and The Idiot. 58 mins.

 

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29. The Poetry Hall of Fame:Poetry Hall of Fame: Vol. 02: Henrik Ibsen,

 

 

Vol. 2: Henrik Ibsen. Far ahead of his time, Ibsen outraged audiences by stripping away hypocrisy and convention in his plays Hedda Gabler, A Doll's House and Wild Duck. 58 mins

 

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30. The Poetry Hall of Fame:Poetry Hall of Fame: Vol. 03: Joseph Conrad,

 

 

Vol. 3: Joseph Conrad. The author of Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness explored political and existential themes. 58 mins.

 

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31. The Poetry Hall of Fame:Poetry Hall of Fame: Vol. 04: Luigi Pirandello

 

 

Vol. 4: Luigi Pirandello. In landmark plays like Enrico IV and Six Characters in Search of an Author, and in a novel and short stories, Pirandello explored the relationship between outward experience and inward reality. 58 mins.

 

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The Master Poets Collection Boxed Set 1

3. The Master Poets Collection I:The Master Poets Collection Boxed Set 1

 

 

Claire Bloom, Richard Kiley, William Shatner and other performers bring to life the words of Dickinson, Frost, Whitman, Plath, the Brontes, e.e. cummings, the Brownings, Wordsworth and other poets. Each tape is 30 mins.

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4. The Master Poets Collection I:Master Poets Collection I: Robert Frost: New England in Autumn, T

 

 

 

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5. The Master Poets Collection I:Master Poets Collection I: Spoon River Anthology & A Poetic Po, T

 

 

 

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6. The Master Poets Collection I:Master Poets Collection I: The World of Emily Dickinson, The

 

 

 

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7. The Master Poets Collection I:Master Poets Collection I: William Shakespeare: A Poet for All, T

 

 

 

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8. The Master Poets Collection II
Boxed Set

 

 

 

Performed by celebrity guests and a wonderful ensemble, the Master Poets Collection brings some of history's best verse to life in a manner equally suitable for classroom or home viewing. Each volume is 30 minutes unless noted otherwise.

Four-tape boxed set includes The Brontes of Haworth,Robert & Elizabeth Browning, Wordsworth & Coleridge: The Lake Poets and Scott, Tennyson & Kipling: The Heroic Traditions. Performed by distinguished actor Jack Gwillim and The First Poetry Quartet. 120 mins.

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9. The Master Poets Collection II: Robert & Elizabeth Browning

 

 

 

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10. The Master Poets Collection II: Scott, Tennyson & Kipling--The Heroic Traditions

 

 

 

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11. The Master Poets Collection II: The Brontes of Haworth

 

 

 

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12. The Master Poets Collection II:Master Poets Collection II: Wordsworth & Coleridge--The Lake Poets, The

 

 

 

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S49759

 

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13. The Master Poets Collection III

 

 

 

This boxed set collects four informative and engaging programs in the video series that examines the history and impact of the great poets. Included are e.e. cummings: An American Original, Sylvia Plath: Growth of a Poet, Walt Whitman and the Civil War, and So That's Where It's From, a study of some of the most famous lines of verse. Four-volume set, 120 mins

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S37271

 

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14. The Master Poets Collection IV:Master Poets Collection IV Boxed Set

 

 

 

Continuing the exciting journey through history's major poets, these programs take us back to England with an insightful look into the poetry of some of the greatest writers of their era.

Includes The Poetical Art of William Blake, Thomas Hardy's Wessex, D.H. Lawrence: A Restless Spirit, and William Butler Yeats: The Heart of Ireland. Four volume set, 120 mins.

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15. The Master Poets Collection IV:Master Poets Collection IV: D.H. Lawrence--A Restless Spirit

 

 

 

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16. The Master Poets Collection IV:Master Poets Collection IV: The Poetical Art of William Blake

 

 

 

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17. The Master Poets Collection IV:Master Poets Collection IV: Thomas Hardy's Wessex

 

 

 

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18. The Master Poets Collection IV:Master Poets Collection IV: William Butler Yeats

 

 

 

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19. The Master Poets Collection V
Boxed Set

 

 

 

From the well-known words of Longfellow to the oft-quoted but never credited "Anonymous," this continuation of the Master Poets Collection "should appeal to the serious student as well as the recreational reader" (School Library Journal). Each volume is 30 minutes unless noted otherwise.

Includes Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: A Rediscovery, Edna St. Vincent Millay: A Journey Through Life, Poetry from World War I and A Tribute to Anonymous. 120 mins.

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20. The Master Poets Collection V: A Tribute to Anonymous

 

 

 

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S49752

 

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21. The Master Poets Collection V: Edna St. Vincent Millay--A Journey Through Life

 

 

 

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22. The Master Poets Collection V: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow--A Rediscovery

 

 

 

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23. The Master Poets Collection V: Poetry from World War I--The Men Who Marched Away

 

 

 

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The Language of Life:
A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers

34. The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers

 

 

 

For Bill Moyers, poetry is news of the mind and the heart. This series features a number of poets whose work have hastened a resurgent interest in this literary tradition. Today poetry is often read, sung, and even performed before large and appreciative audiences. Eighteen poets from an array of cultural traditions are represented in this series.

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S26596

 

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35. The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers:Language of Life: Come Celebrate with Me, The

 

 

 

Lucille Clifton and David Mara are two poets who reflect on their respective cultural legacies. Together these authors effectively employ humor while offering insightful observations on the past and the present. 58 mins.

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36. The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers:Language of Life: Here in the Mind, The

 

 

 

Gary Snyder and Daisy Zamora have forged a weapon for battle from the same powerful force: eloquent and inspiring language. Snyder defends the natural world from shortsighted onslaughts while Zamora speaks to the causes and passions of the Nicaraguan civil war. 58 mins.

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37. The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers:Language of Life: Love's Confusing Joy, The

 

 

 

Coleman Barks has dedicated his efforts to the translation of poems by 13th-century Islamic mystic Jelahudden Rumi. These works are alternately ecstatic, wise and hilarious. Surprisingly, Rumi has much to say to a contemporary American audience. 58 mins.

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38. The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers:Language of Life: Some Can Sing, The

 

 

 

Robert Hass, Claribel Alegria, and Carolyn Forche are three poets whose works bridge gaps and cross boundaries. Representing a diverse blend of charisma, background and style, these poets transport audiences to new places. 58 mins.

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39. The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers:Language of Life: Swirl Like a Leaf, The

 

 

 

Jimmy Santiago, Robert Bly and Marilyn Chin have all pioneered the use of poetry toward greater understanding of the self. Through the exploration of motivations and fears, these writers have found routes to self discovery and personal reconciliation. 58 mins.

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40. The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers:Language of Life: The Field of Time, The

 

 

 

Sandra McPherson and Linda McCarriston are courageous artists who have turned potential tragedy into triumph. Both revel in the beauty of love, family and nature through the use of wondrous and passionate words. 58 mins.

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41. The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers:Language of Life: The Heart of Things, The

 

 

 

For Bill Moyers, poetry is news of the mind and the heart. This series features a number of poets whose work have hastened a resurgent i
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42. The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets with Bill Moyers:Language of Life: Welcome to the Mainland, The

 

 

 

Adrienne Rich, Victor Hernandez Cruz, and Michael S. Harper join Bill Moyers for this discussion about language. All three writers revel in the ability of language to reveal history and culture even as they change the way poetry is heard, read and absorbed. 58 mins.

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