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Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.
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United States

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Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

Twitter:

@poetryfound

Language:

English

Contact:

(312) 787-7070


Episodes

A Change of World, Episode 4 : A Place of Permission

4/3/2018
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In the '70s, poetry workshops run by women, for women, sprang up in cities around the country. They mirrored what was happening in the women’s movement, and they became communities unto themselves.

Duration:00:23:19

A Change of World, Episode 3: Shattering the Blue Velvet Chair

3/20/2018
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Our series dedicated to the women's movement continues with the changing cultural roles of the 1970s, when women poets refused to be marginalized or tokenized, and public poetry readings and writing workshops for women spread across the U.S.

Duration:00:25:38

A Change of World, Episode 2: Books that Broke Down Barriers

3/13/2018
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The second episode of our special series exploring poetry and the women's movement looks at several books in the 1960s and '70s that fought for a place for women.

Duration:00:27:29

The Poet's Revenge

2/27/2018
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Shelley's famous poem “Ozymandias” is germane 200 years after its publication.

Duration:00:19:06

Three Ways of Looking at a Rose

2/13/2018
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For Valentines's Day, three poems exploring the most common symbol in love poetry.

Duration:00:08:28

The Poet and the Riot

2/6/2018
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After Martin Luther King's assassination 50 years ago, Gwendolyn Brooks wrote a poem about the power of riots.

Duration:00:15:27

Naming It

11/1/2011
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Selections from the Wake ForestBook of Irish Women’s Poetry.

Duration:00:08:22

The Waste Land: The App

10/21/2011
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T.S. Eliot's Modernist masterpiece meets modern technology.

Duration:00:13:48

Much Casual Death

9/16/2011
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Christopher Ricks discusses Anthony Hecht’s harrowing and unforgettable poem “More Light! More Light!”

Duration:00:15:46

The Mutilated World

9/8/2011
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Poems that captured the mood of the moment in the wake of 9/11.

Duration:00:14:36

About a Boy

8/22/2011
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The shape things take to Atsuro Riley.

Duration:00:14:40

Lines for Hard Times

8/11/2011
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Philip Levine reads his defiantly hopeful "They Feed They Lion" and "What Work Is" with commentary by Edward Hirsch.

Duration:00:14:33

Sex, Drugs, and Poetry

8/10/2011
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Cedar Sigo’s expensive magic.

Duration:00:10:58

What You Come Here For

7/29/2011
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Fred Moten's poem "the salve trade" swims in the waters of literary theory.

Duration:00:11:51

The Poetry Garage

7/21/2011
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A thing of wonder and of beauty

Duration:00:09:58

Shadow of a Doubt

6/21/2011
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Thomas Hardy refuses to see a ghost that's not there.

Duration:00:13:29

Three Ways of Looking at a Rose

6/13/2011
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H.D., Jean Valentine, and Galway Kinnell on the queen of all poetic clichés.

Duration:00:08:37

The New Johnny Appleseed of Children’s Poetry

5/27/2011
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Children’s lit scholar Sylvia Vardell discusses J. Patrick Lewis.

Duration:00:07:16

Something Like Meter

5/18/2011
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An introduction to 2011 Ruth Lilly Prize winner David Ferry.

Duration:00:12:11

Adventures in Babysitting

5/6/2011
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Bernadette Mayer razes literary giants with love.

Duration:00:14:45

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