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New York Center for Visual History

Overview
Works: 133 works in 612 publications in 2 languages and 10,138 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Biographical television programs  Biographical films  Documentary films 
Classifications: PN1997, 811
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Most widely held works by New York Center for Visual History
Voices & visions( Visual )

35 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College course in American poetry from 1988 presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
Langston Hughes : salvation( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of American author Langston Hughes. Examines the role of race in his poetry, the influence of 1920s jazz and blues on the development of his poetic vision, and his efforts to fulfill the writer's duties to society. Includes appearances by Hughes and performances of his poetry, combined with discussions by Arnold Rampersad and James Baldwin. Designed for use in a television course on modern American poetry
Emily Dickinson : a Concise Biography by John Adams( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of American poet Emily Dickinson. Richard B. Sewall, Adrienne Rich, Anthony Hecht, and Joyce Carol Oates discuss her achievement, separating the facts of her life from the myths that grew up around her. Also includes a reading of her poetry by Jane Alexander
Robert Frost New England in Autumn by Robert Frost( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and career of American poet Robert Frost related through photographs, film clips, readings of his poetry and the comments of critics, writers and other poets
T.S. Eliot by T. S Eliot( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situations from the life of T.S. Eliot, with recitations from his poetry. Part of a college course in American poetry that presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
American cinema by New York Center for Visual History( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic analysis of the American motion picture industry that combines rare archival film, key scenes from immortal movies, interviews with leading filmmakers and commentary from noted film scholars and critics
Walt Whitman A Concise Biography by Thomas Eakins( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situations from the life of Walt Whitman, with recitations from his poetry, and commentary by literary critics and other poets
Sylvia Plath by Barry Spurr( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and career of American poet Sylvia Plath, related through photographs, dramatizations, readings from her works and anecdotal commentary by her mother, her teachers, various friends and other poets and writers
William Carlos Williams( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situations from the life of William Carlos Williams, with recitations from his poetry
Wallace Stevens( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and career of American poet Wallace Stevens related through photographs, film clips, readings from his poetry and commentary by literary critics and other poets
Marianne Moore : in her own image( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and career of American poet Marianne Moore, related through photographs, film clips, readings of her poetry and critical and anecdotal commentary by other poets, writers and literary critics
Ezra Pound by Alvin Langdon Coburn( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situations from the life of Ezra Pound, with recitations from his poetry
Hart Crane( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situations from the life of Hart Crane, with recitations from his poetry
Elizabeth Bishop : one art( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of American Poet Elizabeth Bishop, related through photographs, readings of her poems and critical commentary by various poets and writers
Robert Lowell( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and career of American poet Robert Lowell, related through photographs, film clips, readings of his poetry and commentary by critics, writers and other poets
American cinema( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic analysis of the American motion picture industry that combines rare archival film, key scenes from immortal movies, interviews with leading filmmakers and commentary from noted film scholars and critics
Film in the television age( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using Paramount Pictures as a case study, this program looks at the "factory system" perfected by major film studios in 1930s Hollywood. By the 1950s a new Hollywood emerged owned by huge corporations interested primarily in profit. Charlton Heston and Harrison Ford and others discuss the conflict between industry and artistry and the challenges facing studios today
The Hollywood style( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The style of American movies evolved from the desire to tell a compelling, seamless story. This film examines the timeless style of Casablanca and other films to explore how American directors, screen writers, production designers, editors and cinematographers create worlds that audiences are eager to enter. Included are interviews with directors Bertrand Tavernier, Sydney Pollack, Martin Scorsese and Joseph Mankiewicz
The western( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring clips and critical commentary on films from John Ford's seminal Stagecoach (1939), Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven (1992) through the work of Arthur Penn, Sam Peckinpah, and other important directors, the program traces the aesthetic evolution of the Western film as well as the sociological importance of the genre
The edge of Hollywood( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines alternative cinema and takes a look at the new breed of outlaw directors, a diverse group of independent filmmakers many of whom are from minority communities, who play their own game on the fringes of traditional Hollywood
 
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William Carlos Williams
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Center of Visual History New York, NY

Languages
English (370)

German (2)

Covers
Langston Hughes : salvationEmily Dickinson : a Concise BiographyRobert Frost New England in AutumnT.S. EliotWalt Whitman A Concise BiographySylvia PlathWilliam Carlos WilliamsWallace Stevens