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Allen Ginsberg
Series Title: Beat Legends
Call Number: DVD 2007-7
Description: Ginsberg, the king of hip verse, unleashes a storm of dream visions and poetic polemics, sometimes accompanied by a mini-pump organ; documented by Mitch Corber.
Keywords: American Poets; Allen Ginsberg

Beat Generation Symposium
Series Title: Beat Generation Symposium
Call Number: DVD 2007-10
Description: A 3-volume series documenting the historic Beat Generation Conference, which took place in May of 1994 in New York City; documented by Mitch Corber.
Keywords: American Literature; Beat Poetry

Diane Di Prima: Beat Legend
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Call Number: DVD 2006-154
Description: Diane Di Prima reads several poems she has written over the years; recorded in March 1998
Keywords: American Poetry: 20th Century

Gregory Corso: Beat Legend
Series Title: Beat Legends
Call Number: DVD 2007-8
Description: Corso's legendary 1991 recital of his works; documented by Mitch Corber.
Keywords: American Poets; Gregory Corso

Interview & Reading: James Schuyler
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Call Number: DVD 2007-12
Description: Just months before he passed away, the Pulitzer Prize winning poet James Schuyler sat for a rare video interview; documented by Mitch Corber.
Keywords: James Schuyler; Poetry

Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Beat Legend
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Call Number: DVD 2006-153
Description: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, founder of San Francisco bookstore City Lights, reads from his collection of poetry; documented by Mitch Corber
Keywords: American Poetry: 20th Century

Line has Shattered: Vancouver's Landmark 1963 Poetry Conference
Series Title: 2013
Call Number: DVD 2013-195
Description: A documentary about the Vancouver Poetry Conference held at the University of British Columbia in the summer of 1963 which focused open form poetics.
Keywords: 20th Century American Poetry

Maya Angelou
Series Title: Writers in Conversation
Call Number: VCR 2004-190
Description: Angelou recites poetry and reads selections from one of her books.
Keywords: Maya Angelou

New Forms, New Functions
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Call Number: DVD 2007-11
Description: Mitch Corber documents an expert roundtable discussion of prominent American poets discussing the historical contexts and modern expressions of poetry
Keywords: Poetry

New York School Symposium
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Call Number: DVD 2007-9
Description: Recollections of Frank O'Hara's time, where poets meet painters and forge the New York School; documented by Mitch Corber.
Keywords: American Poetry; Frank O'Hare

O Amor Natural
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Call Number: VCR 96- 75
Description: Readings of Portuguese poetry
Keywords: Portuguese

Poetable Jack Kerouac: & Selected Letters, 1940-1956
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Call Number: DVD 2007-4
Description: Performance of Kerouac's poetry and other writings, filmed at St. Mark?s Church, New York City, March 15, 1988; documented by Mitch Corber.
Keywords: American Poetry; Jack Kerouac

Robert Greeley: 70th B'day Reading
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Call Number: DVD 2007-6
Description: Robert Creeley talks about and reads selected poems from various stages of his career; documented by Mitch Corber.
Keywords: American Poets; Robert Greeley

Songs of Sappho
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Call Number: VCR 91- 10
Description: Poems of Sappho in order of performance
Keywords: Sappho

Volume 1: John Ashbery, Barbara Guest
Series Title: Recent Readings, New York
Call Number: DVD 2007- 15
Description: John Ashbery and Barbara Guest read their poetry; documented by Mitch Corber
Keywords: American Poets: readings

Volume 2: Anne Waldman, Cecilia Vicuna
Series Title: Recent Readings, New York
Call Number: DVD 2007- 14
Description: Anne Waldman and Cecilia Vicuna read their poetry; documented by Mitch Corber
Keywords: American Poets: readings

Volume 4: Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Barbara Einzig
Series Title: Recent Readings, New York
Call Number: DVD 2007- 19
Description: Mei-mei Berssenbrugge and Barbara Einzig read their poetry; documented by Mitch Corber
Keywords: American Poets: readings

Volume 5: Amiri Baraka, Kofi Natambu
Series Title: Recent Readings, New York
Call Number: DVD 2007-13
Description: Amiri Baraka and Kofi Natambu read their poetry; documented by Mitch Corber.
Keywords: American Poets: readings

Volume 6: Alice Notley, Tom Mandel
Series Title: Recent Readings, New York
Call Number: DVD 2007- 20
Description: Alice Notley and Tom Mandel read their poetry; documented by Mitch Corber
Keywords: American Poets: readings

Volume 7: Charles Bernstein, Jackson Mac Low
Series Title: Recent Readings, New York
Call Number: DVD 2007- 22
Description: Jackson Mac Low and Charles Bernstein read their poetry; documented by Mitch Corber
Keywords: American Poets: readings

Volume 9: Clark Coolidge, John Giorno
Series Title: Recent Readings, New York
Call Number: DVD 2007- 21
Description: John Giorno and Clark Coolidge read their poetry; documented by Mitch Corber
Keywords: American Poets: readings