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Poetry: a basic course

Author: Allen R Grossman
Publisher: Springfield, VA : Teaching Co., ©1993.
Series: SuperStar teachers.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
A series of eight lectures on poetry. Nine poems have been chosen for discussion.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Allen R Grossman
OCLC Number: 31613191
Performer(s): Allen Grossman, lecturer.
Description: 2 videocassettes (367 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 teaching guide (35 pages).
Contents: 1. London Bridge is falling down : poetry and social formations --
2. The ballad of Sir Patrick Spence : common measure and justice --
3. Shakespeare's The phoenix and turtle : on difficulty, the meaning and structure of difference --
4. Milton's Avenge, O Lord : poetry, religion, and the rationality of experience --
5. Keats' Ode to a nightingale : poetic knowledge and the founding narratives of poetic practice --
6. Dickinson's I cannot live with you : difference and the work of love --
7. Yeats' Among school children : secular education and the reproduction of poetic knowledge --
8. Robert Lowell's Skunk hour and Elizabeth Bishop's The armadillo.
Series Title: SuperStar teachers.
Responsibility: the Teaching Company ; produced by Jay Reed.


A series of eight lectures on poetry. Nine poems have been chosen for discussion.


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