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An Echo to the Sense [electronic resource]: Prosody and Form in Poetry

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X.J. Kennedy demonstrates the importance of rhyme and meter in his poetry. Readings of poems by Shakespeare, Dickinson, and Hopkins and contemporary poets like Dudly Randall and Leonard Adame are analyzed to show how prosody and form contribute to meaning.
Online
1992
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Distant Voices [electronic resource]: Myth, Symbolism, and Allusion in Poetry

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Four poetic versions of the Icarus myth--those of Sexton, Spender, Williams and Field--are dramatized and compared. Marge Piercy discusses the role of myth in her poetry.
Online
1992
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Patterns of Action [electronic resource]: Plot and Conflict in Drama

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A dramatization of "Oedipus Rex" demonstrates the classical plot structure. Dramatist A.R. Gurney discusses conflict and plot in American theater.
Online
1992
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Casting Long Shadows [electronic resource]: The Power of Literature

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Through a series of dramatizations and interviews, summarizes the major themes of the series and renews the interpretation of the impact of literature on the individual.
Online
1992
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Continuing Vision [electronic resource]: The Uses of Literature

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Program explores the impact of literature on the society and culture in the past and present. It then looks into the future to see what forms literature may take and to assess their possible influence on society.
Online
1992
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First Sight [electronic resource]: An Introduction to Literature

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This overview introduces the course content and approach for the Literary Visions series.
Online
1992
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Ways of Seeing [electronic resource]: Responding to Literature

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A focus on critical approaches to literature is presented by the scholars who will appear throughout this series. Also previews selected dramatic scenes and excerpts from the author interviews in upcoming programs.
Online
1992
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A Personal View [electronic resource]: The Art of the Essay

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A documentary segment traces the development of the formal essay and the birth of printing technology and their impact on the growth of political democracy. An overview with essayist Willie Morris focuses on the informal essay.
Online
1992
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Reflected Worlds [electronic resource]: The Elements of Short Fiction

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A dramatization of Frank O'Connor's "First Confession" and an interview with Ernest Gaines illuminates the elements of fiction.
Online
1992
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The Story's Blueprint [electronic resource]: Plot and Structure in Short Fiction

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A dramatization of Stephen Crane's "The Blue Hotel" exemplifies the relationship of plot, structure, and conflict.
Online
1992
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Telling Their Tales [electronic resource]: Character in Short Fiction

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Techniques of characterization and the importance of point of view become clear in a dramatization of Tillie Olsen's "I Stand Here Ironing."
Online
1992
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In That Time and Place [electronic resource]: Setting and Character in Short Fiction

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Explains how setting reveals character in Susan Glaspell's "A Jury of Her Peers" while it magnifies meaning for contemporary short story writer Stephen Dixon, both of whom appear in the program.
Online
1992
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The Author's Voice [electronic resource]: Tone and Style in Short Fiction

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An interview with Maxine Hong Kingston highlights this examination of the impact of style on meaning.
Online
1992
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The Sacred Words [electronic resource]: The Elements of Poetry

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The role of poetry for the individual and the culture is suggested through visual essays. An interview with James Dickey includes his reading and analysis of his poems "The Performance" and "The Lifeguard."
Online
1992
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A Sense of Place [electronic resource]: Setting and Character in Poetry

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The historical settings of "My Last Duchess," "Theme for English B," and "Dover Beach" convey much about the characters and ideas of these poems. The New England landscapes of Maxine Kumin echo the themes of her poetry.
Online
1992
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Tools of the Trade [electronic resource]: Words and Images in Poetry

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Part 13 includes visualizations of poems and an interview with Lucille Clifton, who reads two of her favorite poems, "This Morning" and "Homage to My Hips," which reveal the beauty and power of poetic language and imagery.
Online
1992
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Seeing Anew [electronic resource]: Rhetorical Figures in Poetry

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Discusses the power of metaphor as exemplified in Nikki Giovanni's "Woman," Daniel Halpern's "Snapshot of Hue," and Gary Soto's "Oranges."
Online
1992
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The Sum of Its Parts [electronic resource]: Theme in Short Fiction

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Multiple themes are uncovered in "Everyday Use," a dramatization of Alice Walker's short story.
Online
1992
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Playing the Part [electronic resource]: Characters and Actors in Drama

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The development of dramatic character, by playwright and by actor, is illustrated through several interpretations of a single scene from "Hamlet," and an interview with Shakespearean actor John Vickery.
Online
1992
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Perspectives on Illusion [electronic resource]: Setting and Staging in Drama

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Provides an introduction to the art of drama with an interview with set designer Chris Barecca and a documentary overview of types of theaters.
Online
1992