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Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton

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Series
Poetry Breaks
Program
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

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Writing
Poetry
Oral interpretation of poetry
Poetry reading
Genres
Performance in a Studio
Topics
Literature
Creators
Luchetti, Leita Hagemann (Producer)
Contributors
Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010 ()
Citation
Chicago: “Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton,” GBH Archives, accessed April 20, 2024, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BE5FFEAD3CC44AA1A97B85D96968F97D.
MLA: “Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton.” GBH Archives. Web. April 20, 2024. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BE5FFEAD3CC44AA1A97B85D96968F97D>.
APA: Poetry Breaks; Poetry Breaks for Schools and Libraries: Lucille Clifton. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BE5FFEAD3CC44AA1A97B85D96968F97D
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