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Author: Bill D MoyersSekou SundiataNaomi Shihab NyeColeman BarksSandra McPhersonAll authors
Publisher: New York : BDD Audio ; [Place of publication not identified] : Public Affairs Television Inc., ℗1995.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a series of conversations with eighteen American poets, and in dozens of poems, The Language of Life celebrates language in its most exalted, wrenching, delighted, and concentrated form, and its unique power to recreate the human experience: falling in love, facing death, leaving home, losing faith, finding God.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Sekou Sundiata; Naomi Shihab Nye; Coleman Barks; Sandra McPherson; Linda McCarriston; Robert Hass; Claribel Alegría; Carolyn Forché; Gary Snyder; Daisy Zamora; Jimmy Santiago Baca; Robert Bly; Marilyn Chin; Adrienne Cecile Rich; Michael S Harper; Victor Hernández Cruz; Lucille Clifton; David Mura
ISBN: 0553474278 9780553474275
OCLC Number: 32881066
Notes: "The audio sound track to the PBS series produced by David Grubin and Public Affairs Television"--Container.
Performer(s): Presented by Bill Moyers.
Description: 8 audiocassettes (8 hr.) : analog, Dolby processed
Contents: pt. 1. Welcome to the Mainland : Sekou Sundiata and Naomi Shihab Nye --
pt. 2. Love's confusing joy : Coleman Barks --
pt. 3. The field of time : Sandra McPherson and Linda McCarriston --
pt. 4. Some can sing : Robert Hass, Claribel Alegría and Carolyn Forché --
pt. 5. Here in the mind : Gary Snyder and Daisy Zamora --
pt. 6. Swirl like a leaf : Jimmy Santiago Baca, Robert Bly, and Marilyn Chin --
pt. 7. The heart of things : Adrienne Rich, Michael S. Harper and Victor Hernández Cruz --
pt. 8. Come celebrate with me : Lucille Clifton and David Mura.
Other Titles: Festival of poets
Responsibility: Bill Moyers.

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In a series of conversations with eighteen American poets, and in dozens of poems, The Language of Life celebrates language in its most exalted, wrenching, delighted, and concentrated form, and its unique power to recreate the human experience: falling in love, facing death, leaving home, losing faith, finding God.

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