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After the Boom
Part of the Series : Fire & Ink: The Legacy of Latin American Literature
A college dropout, Alex Haley went on to achieve world renown as one of the 20th century's most successful writers.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson: "The Lady of Shalott"
This program plumbs the depths of what may appear to be a simple narrative poem as actress Charlotte Cornwell reads the complete text of The Lady of Shalott" over illustrations by Charles Keeping.
Alice Walker: A Portrait in the First Person
Alice Walker's first novel was inspired by the sight of a murdered woman, stretched out on an undertaker's table in ragged clothes, old newspaper stuffed to fill the hole in her single, tattered shoe
Videotaped shortly before his death, this interview gives an intimate overview of Ginsberg's work and of the Beat literary movement.
Part of the Series : Reflections on Macbeth
American Poet Laureates
The U.S. Poet Laureate has a unique opportunity to shape America's literary terrain-by fostering public appreciation of poetry and by continuing to produce his or her own work.
American Writers on Writing
In this NewsHour program, these four literary icons-along with the highly regarded writers Frank McCourt and Susan Sontag-offer insights into their books and the heady, and sometimes frustrating, process of writing them.
Admiringly called a kind of Zionist Orwell" by Newsweek, Amos Oz is arguably the best-known Israeli intellectual in the world.
Annette von Droste-Hulshoff
Although her most important writings came late in life, Annette von Droste-Hulshoff's poetry and prose-often compared to Goethe's-have assured her a place among Germany's great 19th-century writers.
Anthony Burgess on D. H. Lawrence
D. H. Lawrence: a polemicist against his country and his age, petty materialism and class conflict, militarism, and sexual repression.
Part of the Series : Sophocles: The Theban Plays
Part of the Series : Great Philosophers
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Arrows of Desire II
The Series Includes : Hardy, Heaney, Duffy, and Clare , Behn, Yeats, Wordsworth, and Thomas , Donne, Greenlaw, Reed, and Whitman , Smith, Levertov, Lawrence, and Wilde