Voices & visions. 12, Walt Whitman / a CVH, New York Center for Visual History production ; director, Jack Smithie
- Additional Titles:
- Walt Whitman
- District of Columbia : Annenberg Learner, 1988.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (56 minutes)
- Additional Creators:
- Smithie, Jack, MacNicol, Peter, 1954-, and New York Center for Visual History
- Language Note:
- In English.
- The lives and works of 13 renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews in this inspiring series. Illustrative poems in each program are accompanied by insights into their historical and cultural connections. The series covers the terminology of poetry and the larger role of poets in American and world literature studies. Poets include Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Elizabeth Bishop. Brilliant readings of Whitman's poems demonstrate his American vision and style and vividly convey their poignance and sheer power. Whitman's sources, including Emerson, the King James Bible, opera, and political oratory, are revealed.
- Digital File Characteristics:
- video file
- Title from resource description page (viewed August 14, 2018).
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Narrator, Peter MacNicol ; the voice of the poet, Galway Kinnel.
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