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Poetry in America. Season 2 / directed by Elisa New, Leah Reis-Dennis ; produced by Leah Reis-Dennis, Cathleen O'Connell ; written by Elisa New.

New, Elisa, (screenwriter,, television director,, host.). Reis-Dennis, Leah, (television director,, television producer.). O'Connell, Cathleen, (television producer.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).
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Whiting PL - Whiting DVD 811.5408 POE-2 (Text) DVD 51735012004635 Adult department--DVDs In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531712334
  • ISBN: 1531712339
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (200 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2020.
Wide screen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, Elisa New.
Summary, etc.:
Poets, public figures and members of various communities join series creator Elisa New to engage in close readings of a single American poem. Each episode mixes lively discussion with archival materials, location footage, and vivid animation. The series offers audiences an immersive and accessible experience in reading poems that touch on many aspects of American life, past and present.
Target Audience Note:
TV rating: TVPG.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: American poetry > History and criticism.
American poetry > Appreciation.
American poetry > Explication.
American poetry > History and criticism > 19th century.
American poetry > History and criticism > 20th century.
Genre: Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Television series.
Television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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