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Annenberg/CPB Project

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Works: 2,644 works in 4,762 publications in 1 language and 37,202 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Biographical television programs  Documentary films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Sponsor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 811
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Publications about Annenberg/CPB Project
Publications by Annenberg/CPB Project
Most widely held works about Annenberg/CPB Project
 
Most widely held works by Annenberg/CPB Project
Art of the Western world by Michael Wood( visu )
14 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the restrained classical tradition to energetic and spontaneous modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works. The series can be used to introduce students to the Western canon, or as review material for teachers
Langston Hughes : his life and times by Langston Hughes( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Explores the life and work of American author Langston Hughes. Examines the role of race in his poetry, the influence of 1920s jazz and blues on the development of his poetic vision, and his efforts to fulfill the writer's duties to society. Includes appearances by Hughes and performances of his poetry, combined with discussions by Arnold Rampersad and James Baldwin. Designed for use in a television course on modern American poetry
The Mechanical universe ... and beyond ( visu )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Contains introductory physics and traces the drama of scientific discovery using a mixture of archival footage and historical backdrops to introduce the great thinkers of the past from Copernicus to Einstein
Robert Frost : New England in Autumn by Robert Frost( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
The life and career of American poet Robert Frost related through photographs, film clips, readings of his poetry and the comments of critics, writers and other poets
T.S. Eliot by Barry Spurr( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
The life and career of American born poet T.S. Eliot related through photographs, film clips, his own readings of his work, and the commentary of critics and other poets and writers
Voices & visions ( visu )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
College course in American poetry presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
American cinema by New York Center for Visual History( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
An epic analysis of the American motion picture industry that combines rare archival film, key scenes from immortal movies, interviews with leading filmmakers and commentary from noted film scholars and critics
William Carlos Williams ( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
The life and career of American poet William Carlos Williams, related through photographs, film clips, readings of his poetry and commentary by literary critics and other poets
Emily Dickinson : a Concise Biography by John Adams( visu )
6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The life of the poetess Emily Dickinson, with recitations from her poetry and letters
Ethics in America by Bill Leonard( visu )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Examines a wide range of ethical positions and allows the viewer to look at his/her own ethical standards
Sylvia Plath by Barry Spurr( visu )
6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Exploration of the life and poetry of Sylvia Plath through illustrated readings from her poetry and conversations with writers, poets, critics and her mother
Ezra Pound by Alvin Langdon Coburn( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of Ezra Pound, with recitations from his poetry
Unseen life on Earth : an introduction to microbiology ( visu )
10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Explores the vast biotechnological potential micro-organisms hold and discusses their importance in everything from medicine to environmental issues to global politics. Features new techniques in microscopy and computer-generated imagery
The world of abnormal psychology by Alvin H Perlmutter( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
A 13-part video series built around documentary views of people experiencing a wide variety of behavioral disorders. Includes commentaries from educators, clinicians and researchers who highlight and help interpret what students see
The Pacific century by Pacific Basin Institute( visu )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
"The Pacific Century is the story of how, from the 19th century onward, modern nations have emerged from the rich and varied cultures and societies of Pacific Asia. ... this introductory area studies course provides students with an understanding of the historical and geographic context of the development of Northeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and the Soviet Far East) and Southeast Asia (emphasizing Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam)."--Preview
Hart Crane ( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of Hart Crane, with recitations from his poetry
 
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