|提及的人：||Allen Ginsberg; Philip Levine; Robert Hass|
Juan Mandelbaum; Barry Bransfield; GEOVISION, Inc.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
|注意：||Produced for the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, 1997.|
|描述：||1 videocassette (177 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.|
|内容：||pt. 1. Why we write ... pt. 2. Allen Ginsberg and friends ... pt. 3. The lure of poetry.|
|其他题名：||Why we write.
Allen Ginsberg and friends.
Lure of poetry.
|责任：||Geovision, Inc. Productions ; producer, Juan Mandelbaum ; directors, Barry Bransfield, Juan Mandelbaum.|
Contemporary poets read from their poems and discuss why they write and for whom. Poetic interpretations of personal and political history, poetry as work and the experience of sharing a life of poetry with fellow writers are also discussed. Some of the poets featured are Robert Hass, former Poet Laureate of the United States, Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry and Allen Ginsberg.