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New York Center for Visual History

Overview
Works: 164 works in 591 publications in 1 language and 11,845 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Television programs  Drama  Poetry 
Classifications: PS305, 811
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Most widely held works by New York Center for Visual History
Voices & visions ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
College course in American poetry presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
American cinema ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 804 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
Langston Hughes the dream keeper by Langston Hughes ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 768 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 ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of American Poet Emily Dickinson is related through photographs, readings of her poetry and the interpretive comments of other poets and writers
Robert Frost by Robert Frost ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 701 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 ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of T.S. Eliot, with recitations from his poetry
Walt Whitmans ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of Walt Whitman, with recitations from his poetry
Sylvia Plath ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 643 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 )
15 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of William Carlos Williams, with recitations from his poetry
Marianne Moore in her own image ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 548 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
Wallace Stevens by Wallace Stevens ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 528 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
Hart Crane ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of Hart Crane, with recitations from his poetry
Elizabeth Bishop one art ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 479 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
Ezra Pound American Odessy ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of Ezra Pound, with recitations from his poetry
Robert Lowell ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 440 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
The studio system ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using Paramount Pictures as a case study, the program looks at the "factory system" perfected by major film studios in 1930s Hollywood. Explores the tensions in the industry between the artistic goals of the talent and the manufacturing goals of studio executives. Discusses how the industry was impacted by the separation of motion picture studios and motion picture theatres, television, the emergence of independent film makers, non-exclusive contracts, and conglomerate ownership. Includes commentary by motion picture producers, directors and actors, including Charlton Heston and Harrison Ford
The Hollywood style ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 157 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
Romantic comedy ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program explores romantic comedy films which often indirectly reveal truths about the battle of the sexes. Explores both sides of American romantic comedy, the surface humor and its roots in questions of gender and sexuality, Includes interviews with directors, screenwriters and scholars
The western ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 135 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 star by Lawrence Pitkethly ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joan Crawford serves as a case study in the program, with many other stars profiled. Interviews with critics, scholars, and studio publicists round out this study of Hollywood stardom as a cultural phenomenon
 
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Center of Visual History
Center of Visual History New York, NY
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English (340)
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