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New York Center for Visual History

Overview
Works: 165 works in 579 publications in 1 language and 11,516 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Television programs  Drama 
Classifications: PS305, 811.52
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Most widely held works by New York Center for Visual History
Voices & visions ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
College course in American poetry presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
American cinema ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic analysis of the American motion picture industry that combines rare archival film, key scenes from immortal movies, interviews with leading filmmakers and commentary from noted film scholars and critics
Emily Dickinson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of American Poet Emily Dickinson is related through photographs, readings of her poetry and the interpretive comments of other poets and writers
Langston Hughes the dream keeper ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of Langston Hughes, with recitations from his poetry
Robert Frost by Robert Frost( Visual )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and career of American poet Robert Frost related through photographs, film clips, readings of his poetry and the comments of critics, writers and other poets
T.S. Eliot ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of T.S. Eliot, with recitations from his poetry. Part of a college course in American poetry that presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
Sylvia Plath ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and career of American poet Sylvia Plath, related through photographs, dramatizations, readings from her works and anecdotal commentary by her mother, her teachers, various friends and other poets and writers
William Carlos Williams ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of William Carlos Williams, with recitations from his poetry
Marianne Moore in her own image ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and career of American poet Marianne Moore, related through photographs, film clips, readings of her poetry and critical and anecdotal commentary by other poets, writers and literary critics
Hart Crane ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of Hart Crane, with recitations from his poetry
Walt Whitman ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of Walt Whitman, with recitations from his poetry
Ezra Pound American Odessy ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situations from the life of Ezra Pound, with recitations from his poetry
Wallace Stevens ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and career of American poet Wallace Stevens related through photographs, film clips, readings from his poetry and commentary by literary critics and other poets
Elizabeth Bishop one art ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of American Poet Elizabeth Bishop, related through photographs, readings of her poems and critical commentary by various poets and writers
Robert Lowell ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and career of American poet Robert Lowell related through photographs, film clips, readings of his poetry and commentary by critics, writers and other poets
Walt Whitmans ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and career of Walt Whitman, American poet, related through photographs, dramatizations, readings of his work and commentary by literary critics and other poets
The studio system ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using Paramount Pictures as a case study, the program looks at the "factory system" perfected by major film studios in 1930s Hollywood. Explores the tensions in the industry between the artistic goals of the talent and the manufacturing goals of studio executives. Discusses how the industry was impacted by the separation of motion picture studios and motion picture theatres, television, the emergence of independent film makers, non-exclusive contracts, and conglomerate ownership. Includes commentary by motion picture producers, directors and actors, including Charlton Heston and Harrison Ford
The western ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring clips and critical commentary on films from John Ford's seminal Stagecoach (1939), Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven (1992) through the work of Arthur Penn, Sam Peckinpah, and other important directors, the program traces the aesthetic evolution of the Western film as well as the sociological importance of the genre
The Hollywood style ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The style of American movies evolved from the desire to tell a compelling, seamless story. This film examines the timeless style of Casablanca and other films to explore how American directors, screen writers, production designers, editors and cinematographers create worlds that audiences are eager to enter. Included are interviews with directors Bertrand Tavernier, Sydney Pollack, Martin Scorsese and Joseph Mankiewicz
Romantic comedy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program explores romantic comedy films which often indirectly reveal truths about the battle of the sexes. Explores both sides of American romantic comedy, the surface humor and its roots in questions of gender and sexuality, Includes interviews with directors, screenwriters and scholars
 
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Center of Visual History New York, NY
New York Center for Visual History
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English (305)
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