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  1. Robert Graves: The Spoken Word (2009)

    Subject
    English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 68 minutes), £10.00

    Over a long career Robert Graves proved a prolific writer across a variety of genres, producing historical novels, classical translations and criticism, but he regarded himself as primarily a poet. Drawing...

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  2. Simon Schama’s John Donne (2009)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 60 minutes), £195.00

    Simon Schama celebrates the life and work of one of Britain’s greatest love poets, John Donne. For Schama, Donne is the poet who transformed English poetry through his emotional honesty and skilled use of...

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  3. American Experience: Walt Whitman (2008)

    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 120 minutes)

    WIth ‘Leaves of Grass’, Walt Whitman offered up his poetry and his persona as a reflection of the America he saw; daring, noble, naive, brutish, sexual, frightening and flawed. This film tells...

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  4. Ted Hughes- Poems and Short Stories: The Spoken Word (2008)

    Subject
    Drama; English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD), £15.50

    The first of a pair of 2-CD sets drawn from the BBC radio broadcasts of Ted Hughes features live and studio recordings of the poet introducing and reading his own work. The recordings include his earliest...

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  5. Ted Hughes - Poetry in the Making: The Spoken Word (2008)

    Subject
    Drama; English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 139 minutes), £15.50

    This double CD draws on the broadcasts Ted Hughes made for schools, particularly the highly praised LISTENING AND WRITING series, later published as ‘Poetry in the Making’, in which Hughes aimed to...

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  6. George Barker: The Spoken Word (2008)

    Subject
    Drama; English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 72 minutes), £9.70

    T.S. Eliot described George Barker as a genius, and W.B. Yeats compared his rhythmic invention to that of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Drawing primarily on previously unpublished BBC broadcasts spanning the years...

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  7. Edith Sitwell: The Spoken Word (2008)

    Subject
    Drama; English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 71 minutes), £9.70

    Edith Sitwell was the queen of twentieth-century English poetry, majestically attired in performance and distinctly regal in her delivery. Drawing on previously unpublished BBC broadcasts, this CD presents a...

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  8. Summoned by Bells (2007)

    Subject
    Literature; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 60 minutes), £14.99

    Sir John Betjeman takes an unashamedly nostalgic journey through his earliest memories, in a classic television documentary based on his autobiography. He revisits scenes of his childhood including his prep...

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  9. Artaud (2007)

    Subject
    Drama; French studies; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0, 93 minutes), £29.99

    A 2-disc homage to the enigmatic poet, actor, director, playwright, philosopher, visionary, madman Antonin Artaud - one of the most influential figures of 20th century art, theatre and cinema. MY LIFE AND...

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  10. Girl Who Would Be God, The (2007)

    Director
    Tom Simmons; Suzie Hanna
    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 7 minutes), £15.00

    This short film was commissioned for the Sylvia Plath 75th Year International Symposium ‘Creative Process and Product’ held at Oxford University in 2007. The film focuses on previously unresearched...

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