The language of life

Format: DVD 2011
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Summary
Journalist Bill Moyers showcases the lives, works, and creativity of a diverse group of contemporary American poets via one-on-one interviews and live poetry readings, with musical accompaniment by the Paul Winter Consort. Featured poets include National Book Award honorees, Pulitzer Prize winners, and a former U.S. Poet Laureate.
Contents
episode 1. Welcome to the mainland
episode 2. Love's confusing joy
episode 3. The field of time
episode 4. Some can sing
episode 5. Here in the mind
episode 6. Swirl like a leaf
episode 7. The heart of things
episode 8. Come celebrate with me.

Additional Information
Subjects American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
American poetry -- Minority authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Poetry -- Authorship.
Documentary television programs.
Interviews.
Literary readings.
Television mini-series.
Televised performances.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Silver Spring, Md.] :Athena :2011
Distributed by Acorn Media U.S.,
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Language of life (Television program)
Bill Moyers, the language of life
Contributors Grubin, David.
Moyers, Bill D.
Alegría, Claribel.
Baca, Jimmy Santiago, 1952-
Barks, Coleman.
Bly, Robert.
Chin, Marilyn.
Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010.
Cruz, Victor Hernández, 1949-
Forché, Carolyn.
Harper, Michael S., 1938-2016
Hass, Robert.
McCarriston, Linda.
McPherson, Sandra.
Mura, David.
Nye, Naomi Shihab.
Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012.
Snyder, Gary, 1930-
Sundiata, Sekou.
Zamora, Daisy.
David Grubin Productions.
Public Affairs Television (Firm)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Paul Winter Consort.
Athena (Firm)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Participants/Performers Host, Bill Moyers; featured poets, Claribel Alegría, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Coleman Barks, Robert Bly, Marilyn Chin, Lucille Clifton, Victor Hernández Cruz, Carolyn Forché, Michael S. Harper, Robert Hass, Linda McCarriston, Sandra McPherson, David Mura, Naomi Shihab Nye, Adrienne Rich, Gary Snyder, Sekou Sundiata, Daisy Zamora.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
At head of title: Bill Moyers.
Originally broadcast on PBS in 1995 as an eight-episode television mini-series.
Accompanying viewer's guide (13 p. : col. ill.) comprises an introduction by Bill Moyers, brief profiles of the featured poets, and a regional breakdown of selected poetry festivals held throughout the United States.
Special features: Poet book lists.
System Details DVD; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 447 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781598285499
1598285491
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