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Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], ©1989.
Series: Power of the word.; Films on Demand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
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This program profiles Stanley Kunitz, one of America's leading poets. Kunitz reads his poetry and discusses his work in extensive interviews. "You don't choose the subject [of your poetry]," says Kunitz, "it chooses you. He asserts that poets must aim simply to "be as true as we can to the grain of life. Kunitz also stresses the importance of reading poetry aloud: "It is important to test your poems against the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Affairs Television (Firm),1989
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 707964950
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 01, 2009.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 13 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Details: System requirements: FOD playback platform.; Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Stanley Kunitz on Poetry (3:02) --
Language of Poetry (5:00) --
Autobiographical Events and Poetry (3:43) --
Poetry and Dreams (3:14) --
Poetic Images (3:07) --
Inner Life of the Poet (4:19) --
Poetry: Garden Metaphor (3:37) --
Story of the Poem (4:56) --
Poetry Revision: Importance of the Sounds of Language (3:59) --
Poetry: Myth and Soul Connection (5:33) --
Poetry as Body Language (3:12) --
Poetry and Human Values (3:20) --
Poetry as Personal Legend (4:13) --
Poetry and Immortality (3:35).
Series Title: Power of the word.; Films on Demand.
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television (Firm).

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This program profiles Stanley Kunitz, one of America's leading poets. Kunitz reads his poetry and discusses his work in extensive interviews. "You don't choose the subject [of your poetry]," says Kunitz, "it chooses you. He asserts that poets must aim simply to "be as true as we can to the grain of life. Kunitz also stresses the importance of reading poetry aloud: "It is important to test your poems against the ear," he says. "The page is a cold bed.

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