First Poetry Quartet
Most widely held works by First Poetry Quartet
New England in autumn the poetry of Robert Frost ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Provides biographical insight on Robert Frost through dramatic presentations of his poems and letters.
William Shakespeare a poet for all time ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location in Stratford-on-Avon and other sites, Shakespearean actors recite some of the Bard's best known works.
The lake poets Wordsworth and Coleridge ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
"William Wordsworth, his sister Dorothy, his wife Mary, and his friend Samuel Taylor Coleridge often set out on walking tours through the beautiful Lake District of England. The members of The First Poetry Quartet follow in their footsteps as they visit Wordsworth's home at Dove Cottage, travel by carriage to the mountains above Ullswater, and wend their way by twilight to the lake at Grasmere. Excerpts from Dorothy's journals and letters introduce the poetry selections"--Container.
Spoon River anthology & a poetic portrait gallery ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Includes excerpts from Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River anthology, along with works of other poets.
The Brontës of Haworth ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Looks at the poetry and powerful imaginations of the Brontës: Emily, Anne, Charlotte and Branwell.
A Zooful of poetry ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Come for a fun-filled tour of the San Diego Wild Animal Park while at the same time you'll be enjoying a pack of poems - or is it a herd of verse? - all about animals!
The growth of a poet Sylvia Plath ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Provides biographical insight on Sylvia Plath through dramatic presentations of her poems and letters.
So that's where it's from ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Introduction to poetry which explores familiar quotes and identifies movie, song, and book titles taken from poetry.
William Butler Yeats the heart of Ireland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Guest star Irene Worth, as an owner of an old Irish inn, regales The First Poetry Quartet with stories about the great Irish poet and the countryside he adored.
Scott, Tennyson & Kipling the heroic tradition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Walt Whitman & the Civil War ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
A presentation of Walt Whitman's poetry about the Civil War speaks not only of the tragedy of the conflict, but also of a young nation and its people.
The poetical art of William Blake ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Examines the many facets of Blake's genius: poet, painter, engraver and mystical philosopher. Presents a selection of Blake's poems and closes with a choral rendition of his hymn, Jerusalem.
The men who marched away ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
"[A] tribute to the soldiers who wrote from the trenches, leaving a legacy of poetry that tells of the agony and suffering that all war imposes"--Container.
D.H. Lawrence a restless spirit ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Profiles poet D.H. Lawrence at his ranch in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in New Mexico. Includes readings of Lawrence's poetry.
Thomas Hardy's Wessex ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
The southwest corner of England, which Thomas Hardy referred to by its ancient Saxon name of "Wessex," was made famous by his novels and provides the setting for this performance of his poetry.
The master poets collection ( Visual )
in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Dramatic presentations of works by various poets.
The master poets collection pt. IV ( Visual )
in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Dramatic presentations of works by various poets.
The Restoration wits "the lighter side ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Presents the poems of the British Restoration period.
A program of satire "the lighter side ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Dramatic readings of satirical poetry.
The Master poets collection 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Dramatic presentations of works by various poets. (1) Known for the eccentricity of his typography and punctuation, e.e. cummings celebrates the beauty of spring, the wonders of love and the triumph of the individual. This program is set in a re-creation of New York's Greenwich Village, where cummings lived for nearly 40 years. (2) Excerpts from Plath's poems and letters. (3) The Quartet play a game in which they explore familiar quotes and identify movie, song, and book titles taken from poetry. (4) Walt Whitman's poetry about the Civil War.
American Civil War (1861-1865) American poetry Animals Biography Blake, William,--1757-1827 Brontë, Anne,--1820-1849 Brontë, Charlotte,--1816-1855 Brontë, Emily,--1818-1848 Children's poetry Coleridge, Samuel Taylor,--1772-1834 Collections Cummings, E. E.--1894-1962 England--Lake District England--Wessex English poetry English poetry--Early modern Frost, Robert,--1874-1963 Hardy, Thomas,--1840-1928 History Humorous poetry Irish literature Kipling, Rudyard,--1865-1936 Lawrence, D. H.--1885-1930 Literary landmarks Literature New England Plath, Sylvia Poetry Poetry Poets, American Poets, English Quotations San Diego Wild Animal Park Scott, Walter,--Sir,--1771-1832 Setting (Literature) Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Spoon River anthology (Masters, Edgar Lee) Television adaptations Television programs Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson,--Baron,--1809-1892 United States Verse satire, American Videocassettes War poetry War poetry, American Whitman, Walt,--1819-1892 Women poets, American Wordsworth, William,--1770-1850 World War (1914-1918) Yeats, W. B.--1865-1939