Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton
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- Poetry Breaks
- Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton
- Series Description
2-5 minute filler programs with New England area writers reading their poetry. Poets include Martin Espada, Galway Kinnell, Sharon Olds. Series release date: 1988
- Program Description
This is one of three works designed for use in high schools. The tape features Lucille Clifton reading the following poems: “This Morning” “Turning” “In the inner city...” “Homage to My Hips” “The thirty eighth year...” Clifton introduces and comments on each work.
In a section entitled "Since You Asked," she answers the following questions: When did you start writing? What is a poet’s life like? What is poetry anyway? Where do your ideas come from?
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Oral interpretation of poetry
- Poetry reading
- Performance in a Studio
- Luchetti, Leita Hagemann (Producer)
- Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010 ()
- Chicago: “Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 28, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BE5FFEAD3CC44AA1A97B85D96968F97D.
- MLA: “Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 28, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BE5FFEAD3CC44AA1A97B85D96968F97D>.
- APA: Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BE5FFEAD3CC44AA1A97B85D96968F97D