Most widely held works about Elizabeth Farnsworth
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Farnsworth
A field guide to ferns and their related families : northeastern and central North America by Boughton Cobb ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Presents a comprehensive field guide to the ferns of northeastern and central North America, and contains color photographs and full-page line drawings.
Artful architecture the Getty Center and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
In the first segment, Jeffrey Kaye discusses the design of the Getty Center in Los Angeles with architect Richard Meier, architecture critic Leon Whiteson, and art critic Christopher Knight. In the second segment, Elizabeth Farnsworth interviews architect Frank Gehry about his design for the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.
Seamus Heaney on the new Beowulf ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Farnsworth speaks with Heaney about his recent translations of the epic poem Beowulf, the probable background of the bard who created the original, similarities between Old English and bits of Anglo-Saxon that still crop up in rural Ireland, and the importance of meter and alliteration in driving the poem. A reading of a passage from the new text and the old demonstrates the poetic affinity between them while underscoring the poem's timeless appeal.
The News hour with Jim Lehrer explaining globalization ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
"Everyone talks about globalization, but what does it really mean? And what are its implications for the average American? In this compilation of NewsHour segments, experts from the U.S. and abroad speak their minds on a shrinking world and an expanding global economy." -- Container.
Poetry slam ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
In part one, poets Roger Bonair-Augard and Ariana Waynes discuss the growing popularity of the poetry slam. In part two, we experience the positive influence of the poetry slam on at risk youth as demonstrated by the Youth Poetry Slam League sponsored by the San Francisco WritersCorps.
Ralph Ellison's legacy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"In 1952 an unknown African-American writer caught the nation's attention with his very first book, which begins, "I am an invisible man." In this program, NewsHour correspondent Elizabeth Farnsworth examines Ralph Ellison's legacy on the occasion of the publication of his novel, Juneteenth, left unfinished at the time of his death. Ellison's literary executor John Callahan and Professor Charles Johnson ... consider the man behind the fame and the impact of the posthumous novel on Ellison's literary reputation, first established by Invisible Man"--Container.
Thanh's war ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in Vietnamese and English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The long-term effects of the Vietnam War are examined through the eyes of Thanh, injured and orphaned by a grenade as a 12-year-old in 1968, brought to the United States for treatment, and raised by an American foster family. After several visits to Vietnam as an adult, he marries a young woman from his village in an attempt to unite his Vietnamese and American lives.
Chile: el bloqueo invisible by Elizabeth Farnsworth ( Book )
3 editions published in 1973 in Spanish and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Arion Press folio Bible interview with Andrew Hoyem, December 29, 2000 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In this segment of the News hour, Elizabeth Farnsworth conducts an interview with Andrew Hoyem in which he discusses the work of the Arion Press and the printing of its folio Bible.
The MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A single program of the Newshour featuring the day's news followed by three longer news segments on President Clinton's standing in the Democratic Party, marketing guns to women, and essayist Phyllis Theroux on age and creativity.
Nicaragua 1979 scenes from the revolution ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
With a combination of historical footage and footage taken under fire, the film portrays the Nicaraguan Revolution from the inception of Sandinismo to the strike called by the Sandinistas in 1979 against the Somoza regime. Shows the problems the victorious Sandinistas have with running a country which is economically and physically devastated and whose population is undernourished and largely illiterate.
New Chile ( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Interview with George Packer, November 12, 2009 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Interview with Gene Wilder, April 12, 2005 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Interview with Frank Rich, October 29, 2001 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Interview with David Remnick, May 17, 2006 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Interview with Jill Ker Conway, November 18, 2002 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Chile : el bloqueo invisibile by Elizabeth Farnsworth ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Twenty years, twenty hikes : a guide to twenty hikes on protected land in North Central Massachusetts ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Selected from more than 200 land protection projects Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust has assisted with over the years, each of the trails crosses a portion of the extensive mosaic of protected land that characterizes the local landscape of the greater North Quabbin region.
Latin American report the Mexican student movement ( Recording )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
African American authors American poetry Art museum architecture Art museums Beowulf Bonair-Agard, Roger California--Los Angeles Canada Developing countries Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Ellison, Ralph Epic poetry, English (Old) Exploitation Ferns Films for the hearing impaired Friedman, Thomas L Gehry, Frank O.,--1929- Getty Center (Los Angeles, Calif.) Globalization--Economic aspects Globalization--Moral and ethical aspects Globalization--Social aspects Guidebooks Heaney, Seamus,--1939- Heroes History Human rights and globalization Interviews Knight, Christopher,--1950- Meier, Richard,--1934- Monsters Museo Guggenheim Bilbao Nonfiction television programs Oral interpretation of poetry--Competitions Performing arts--Competitions Pictorial works Poetry Poetry Poetry--Competitions San Francisco WritersCorps Scandinavia Soto, Hernando de,--1941- Spain--Bilbao Television interviews Television programs Translations United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Waynes, Ariana Whiteson, Leon