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|Genre/Form:||Documentary television programs
|Named Person:||Robert Hass; Carolyn Forché; Claribel Alegría|
|Material Type:||Clipart/images/graphics, Videorecording, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Hass; Carolyn Forché; Claribel Alegría; Bill D Moyers; David Grubin; David Grubin Productions.; Public Affairs Television (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Newbridge Communications.; Films Media Group, Firm.
|Language Note:||Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.|
|Notes:||Title from title frames, viewed Feb. 20, 2007.
Streaming video (56 m., 300 Kbps, sd.) available as both Windows Media and QuickTime files.
Originally shown on television in 1995.
Made available through FMG on Demand.
|Credits:||Editor and sound editor, Donna Marino ; director of photography, Edward Marritz.|
|Cast:||Poet, Robert Hass ; poet, Carolyn Forché ; poet, Claribel Alegría ; interviewer, Bill Moyers.
Open music, The Paul Winter Consort ; additional music and dance, Sekou Sundiata's Band, Craig Harris, composer and band leader, Ehecatl.
|Event notes:||Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival in Waterloo, New Jersey.|
|Details:||System requirements: Windows Media Player or QuickTime player. Additional technical information:; Mode of access: World Wide Web.|
|Contents:||Nature of poetry (06:01) --
Claribel Alegría (07:52) --
Discipline of haiku (08:52) --
Teaching haiku (05:29) --
Claribel Alegría (01:44) --
Hass : poetic language (08:60) --
Carolyn Forché (04:32) --
Alegría : poetry of social protest (06:46) --
Robert Hass (01:30).
|Series Title:||Language of life with Bill Moyers.|
|Other Titles:||Language of life :|
|Responsibility:||produced and directed by David Grubin ; co-producer, Nick Davis ; a production of David Grubin Productions, Inc. & Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; a presentation of Thirteen, WNET.|
"Poetry's ability to bridge gaps and cross boundaries is emphasized in this program through the works of Robert Hass, Claribel Alegria, and Carolyn Forche. Distinctly different in terms of background and style, these three artists are identical in their ability to transport audiences to new places, new feelings, and new hopes."--FMG website.
- Hass, Robert -- Interviews.
- Forché, Carolyn -- Interviews.
- Alegría, Claribel -- Interviews.
- American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
- Poets, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
- Poets, Latin American -- Interviews.
- Central America -- Politics and government -- Poetry.
- Political poetry, Salvadoran.
- Films for the hearing impaired.