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The poetry hall of fame collection Cover Image DVD DVD

The poetry hall of fame collection

Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973 (Added Author). Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 (Added Author). Allen, Samuel W. (Added Author). Armour, Richard, 1906-1989 (Added Author). Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888 (Added Author). Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 (Added Author). Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 (Added Author). Betjeman, John, 1906-1984 (Added Author). Blake, William, 1757-1827 (Added Author). Bradstreet, Anne, 1612-1612?-1672 (Added Author). Brettell, N. H. (Added Author). Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848 (Added Author). Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861 (Added Author). Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 (Added Author). Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Added Author). Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 (Added Author). Carr, Robert V. (Added Author). Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 (Added Author). Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972 (Added Author). Dickey, William (Added Author). Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 (Added Author). Donne, John, 1572-1631 (Added Author). Dowson, Ernest. (Added Author). Dryden, John, 1631-1700 (Added Author). Dugan, Alan (Added Author). Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 (Added Author). Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950 (Added Author). Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 (Added Author). Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960 (Added Author). Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981 (Added Author). Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 (Added Author). Harnick, Sheldon (Added Author). Herbert, A. P. (Alan Patrick), 1890-1971 (Added Author). Herbert, George, 1593-1633 (Added Author). Herrick, Robert, 1591-1674 (Added Author). Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940 (Added Author). Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961 (Added Author). Hines, Carl W. (Added Author). Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 (Added Author). Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998 (Added Author). Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (Added Author). Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859 (Added Author). Joseph, Jenny, 1932-2018 (Added Author). Keats, John, 1795-1821 (Added Author). Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 (Added Author). Larkin, Philip (Added Author). Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 (Added Author). Li, Bai, (Added Author). Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 (Added Author). Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 (Added Author). Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 (Added Author). Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 (Added Author). MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 (Added Author). Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940 (Added Author). Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593 (Added Author). Masefield, John, 1878-1967 (Added Author). Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950 (Added Author). McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978 (Added Author). McGough, Roger (Added Author). Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 (Added Author). Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956 (Added Author). Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852 (Added Author). Motteux, Peter Anthony, 1660-1718 (Added Author). Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971 (Added Author). Newman, Joseph S. (Joseph Simon), 1891-1960 (Added Author). Owen, Wilfred, 1893-1918 (Added Author). Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967 (Added Author). Plath, Sylvia (Added Author). Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 (Added Author). Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 (Added Author). Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552-1552?-1618 (Added Author). Read, Herbert, 1893-1968 (Added Author). Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935 (Added Author). Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963 (Added Author). Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894 (Added Author). Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 (Added Author). Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967 (Added Author). Scott, Walter, 1771-1832 (Added Author). Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974 (Added Author). Simpson, Louis, 1923- (Added Author). Simpson, Stephanie. (Added Author). Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964 (Added Author). Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995 (Added Author). Spenser, Edmund, 1552-1552?-1599 (Added Author). Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 (Added Author). Stuart, Jesse, 1906-1984 (Added Author). Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 (Added Author). Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878 (Added Author). Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892 (Added Author). Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953 (Added Author). Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Added Author). Viorst, Judith (Added Author). Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687 (Added Author). Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Added Author). Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 (Added Author). Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 (Added Author). Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 (Added Author). Jamison, Marshall. (Added Author). Perry, William (Added Author). Chaucer, Geoffrey,-1400. Canterbury tales. Prologue (Added Author). Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 Rime of the ancient mariner. (Added Author). Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771 Elegy written in a country churchyard (Added Author). Horace. Carmina. English (Added Author). Lear, Edward, 1812-1888 Owl and the pussy-cat. (Added Author). Milton, John, 1608-1674 Paradise lost. Selections. (Added Author). Omar Khayyam. Rubāʻīyāt. English. Selections. (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 As you like it. Selections. (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Henry V. Selections. (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 King Richard II. Selections. (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Macbeth. Selections. (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Sonnets. Selections (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Tempest. Selections. (Added Author). Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 Adonais. (Added Author). Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-2017 Poems. Selections. English (Added Author). Nebraskans for Public Television, Inc. (Added Author). Monterey Video (Firm) (Added Author). Great Amwell Company (Added Author).

Summary: "133 of the world's most famous poems cleverly performed and artistically interpreted by the First Poetry Quartet and celebrity guests ... Dramatic performances by Claire Bloom, LeVar Burton, Robert Culp, Ruby Dee, Henry Fonda, Will Geer, Fred Gwynne, Valerie Harper, Jack Lemmon, Vincent Price, William Shatner, Irene Worth and other celebrities"--Container.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1569944490
  • ISBN: 9781569944493
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Lincoln, NE?] : Nebraskans for Public Television ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Monterey Video, 2006, c1993.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Originally shown on PBS as part of the television series "Anyone for Tennyson?"
Includes weblink on menu screen to poems online.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc one. Volume 1: St. Crispin's Day speech, King Henry V, Act IV, Sc. 3 / William Shakespeare -- Gone / Carl Sandburg -- Jazz poem / Carl W. Hines Jr. -- Miss Helen Lang / Robert Hillyer -- And one for my dame / Anne Sexton -- Abou Ben Adhem / Leigh Hunt --The rime of the ancient mariner, part II / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- The willing mistress / Aphra Behn --Summer with Monica, # 1 (excerpt) / Roger McGough --The passionate shepherd to his love / Christopher Marlowe -- The nymph's reply to the shepherd / Sir Walter Raleigh -- Modern declaration / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- The betrothed (excerpt) / Rudyard Kipling --As I ponder'd in silence ; The artilleryman's vision (excerpt) / Walt Whitman -- Disabled / Wilfred Owen -- Aftermath / Siegfried Sassoon -- Dear March-come in /Emily Dickinson --Scrapbook of a summer evening (excerpt) / Stephanie Simpson -- Tree at my windonw ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost -- The Canterbury Tales, Prologue (excerpt) / Geoffrey Chaucer -- Peekaboo, I almost see you ; A drink with something in it / Ogden Nash -- Authentic antique / Richard Armour -- The discriminating pig / Anonymous -- Paradise lost, Book VII (excerpt) / John Milton -- I think continuously of those / Stephen Spender -- Adonais (excerpt) / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- The day is done / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Participant or Performer Note: Host, William Perry.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; stereo.
Subject: English poetry
American poetry

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