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Moyers & Company : Rita Dove-Decoding the Language of Poetry

Author: Bill D Moyers; Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2012.
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In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill Moyers welcomes former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove, who received the National Medal of Arts from President Obama. Dove served two terms as Poet Laureate, the youngest and the first African-American to be named to that prestigious position. Through an intimate conversation and select readings, Moyers and Dove explore American history, language, culture, and ideas. They also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Named Person: Rita Dove; Rita Dove
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 816110146
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 June 06, 2012.
Part of the series, Moyers & Company.
Title from distributor's description.
Event notes: Broadcast date: February 17, 2012.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (28 min.) : sound, color, digital file
Details: System requirements: FOD playback platform.; Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Meet Rita Dove (1:40) --
176 Poets Represent Melting Pot (1:10) --
Different Ways Poets Express Truth (1:26) --
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (2:23) --
I Sit And Sew, 1920s (3:15) --
Touch Me by Stanley Kunitz (4:31) --
Countee Cullen, Poet with Variety (3:00) --
Race's Influence on Poetry (2:18) --
Homage to My Hips (2:31) --
Mid Century Poetry Reflects America's Changing Attitudes (2:11) --
Rita Dove's Poetry (3:02) --
How Dove Would Integrate Poetry into Schools (2:04) --
Credits: Moyers & Company: Rita Dove-Decoding the Language of Poetry (2:40).
Other Titles: Rita Dove-Decoding the Language of Poetry
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television (Firm).

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In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill Moyers welcomes former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove, who received the National Medal of Arts from President Obama. Dove served two terms as Poet Laureate, the youngest and the first African-American to be named to that prestigious position. Through an intimate conversation and select readings, Moyers and Dove explore American history, language, culture, and ideas. They also talk about the responsibility and controversy that comes with editing a prestigious anthology, as Dove was recently tasked for The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry.

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