Poetry in America, Season 1 DVD

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Poetry in America Poetry in America gathers distinguished interpreters from all walks of life to explore and debate 12 unforgettable American poems. Join host and Harvard professor Elisa New to experience   More
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Poetry in America Poetry in America gathers distinguished interpreters from all walks of life to explore and debate 12 unforgettable American poems. Join host and Harvard professor Elisa New to experience and share the power of poetry in this visually dazzling and archivally rich series. Follow Langston Hughes to Harlem, Carl Sandburg to Chicago, and Emily Dickinson to Amherst. Along the way, athletes, poets, politicians, musicians, architects, scientists, actors, entrepreneurs, and citizens of all ages join us to reflect on essential works of the American literary imagination.

Episodes Include:
I cannot dance opon my toes by Emily Dickinson
Fast Break by Edward Hirsch
Those Winter Sundays by Robert HaydenHymmnn and Hum Bom! by Allen Ginsberg
Skyscraper by Carl Sandburg
Harlem by Langston Hughes
Musée des Beaux Arts by W.H. Auden
Shirt by Robert Pinsky
To Prisoners by Gwendolyn Brooks
The Gray Heron by Galway Kinnell
N.Y. State of Mind by Nas
The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus

Producer: Leah Reis-Dennis
Executive Producer: Elisa New, Brigid Sullivan
Production Company: Verse Video Education
Production Year: 2017
Copyright Year: 2017
Director: Elisa New
Actors: Yo Yo Ma, Cynthia Nixon
Writers: Elisa New
Discs: 2
Subtitles: Y
Subtitle Language: English
Language track: English
DVI: N
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen