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First Poetry Quartet

Overview
Works: 52 works in 90 publications in 1 language and 1,896 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series  Poetry  Historical television programs  History 
Classifications: PN1997, 811.52
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Most widely held works by First Poetry Quartet
In Praise of the Lord : a Joyous Performance of Poetry( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much of the world's most beautiful poetry has been written as reverent testaments of faith and devotion. Accompanied by the Lincoln, Nebraska, St. Paul United Methodist Church choir and organ, the members of the First Poetry Quartet present a joyous selection of poetry "In Praise of the Lord."
Robert Frost : New England in Autumn by Robert Frost( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides biographical insight on Robert Frost through dramatic presentations of his poems and letters
William Shakespeare : a Concise Biography( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location in Stratford-on-Avon, celebrated Shakespearean actor Alan Howard presents some of the Bard's best-known works. Poems include ... "All the world's a stage" "To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow" "Hark, hark! the lark" "O, for a Muse of fire" St. Crispin's Day speech "Wilt thou be gone? it is not yet near day" Queen Mab speech "What mean you, Caesar? Think you for walk forth?" "Fear no more the heat o' th' sun" "Let's talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs" "Now, at the latest minute of the hour" Sonnet CXVI ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds") Sonnet XXX ("When to the sessions of sweet silent thought") Sonnet XVIII ("Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?")
Spoon River Anthology : a Poetic Portrait Gallery by Edgar Lee Masters( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shatner stars in this celebration of poetic portraits featuring excerpts from Spoon River Anthology and entertainingly featuring other assorted works on the similar theme
The lake poets : Wordsworth and Coleridge( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member 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
A Zooful of poetry( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member 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!
New England in autumn : the poetry of Robert Frost( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of Frost's poems chose to suit a perfect New England autumn day. Filmed in the beautiful farm country of Massachusetts
The Brontës of Haworth by Christopher Fry( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the poetry and powerful imaginations of the Brontës: Emily, Anne, Charlotte and Branwell
So that's where it's from( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to poetry which explores familiar quotes and identifies movie, song, and book titles taken from poetry
The growth of a poet : Sylvia Plath( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides biographical insight on Sylvia Plath through dramatic presentations of her poems and letters
William Butler Yeats : the heart of Ireland by Videorecordihg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member 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 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman & the Civil War( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member 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 )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the many facets of Blake's genius: poet, painter, engraver and mystical philosopher in the setting of an antiquarian print shop, with frequent illustrations from his art work
D.H. Lawrence : a restless spirit( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member 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 34 WorldCat member 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 men who marched away( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member 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
The master poets collection( Visual )

in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic presentations of works by various poets
In praise of the Lord( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Quartet members are accompanied in this joyous performance by the choir and organ of the St. Paul United Methodist Church of Lincoln, Nebraska. Centers around excerpts from poetry by Herman Melville, Rudyard Kipling, Dylan Thomas, and many more
An American original : e.e. cummings( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harvard-educated writer, who preferred to sign his name in all lower case, is known for the eccentricity of the typography and punctuation he employed to reinforce the rhythm and meaning of words. His poems truly leap off the page when performed aloud. This program, which celebrated the beauty of the individual, is set in a re-creation of New York's Greenwich Village, where e.e. cummings lived for nearly forty years
 
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Walt Whitman & the Civil War
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