Archibald MacLeish

United States, 1990

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “Writers of today”.
In an re-released 1950’s interview conducted by Walter Kerr, Archibald MacLeish outlines his ideas on what poetry is and should be, including ideas on its uses. For him, poetry must come from experience and give form to experience.

Credits

co-director

Walter Kerr

Lee R. Bobker

production company

American Book Publisher's Council

Educational Television and Radio Center

Language

English

Duration

00:28:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39499

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Interviews

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Literature → Poets

People → Interviews

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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