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Poem I Turn to: Actors and Directors Present Poetry That Inspires Them [With CD]

This anthology of classic and modern poetry features works selected and read by celebrated American movie actors and directors.
Poem I Turn to: Actors and Directors Present Poetry That Inspires Them [With CD]
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Movies and poetry have been intertwined since the dawn of cinema. Poets have written about movies, and movie actors have written and been inspired by poetry. Selected by 42 acclaimed entertainers, The Poem I Turn To includes selections from Pulitizer Prize winners and Poets Laureate, as well as inspiring contemporary poets. Listen to compelling readings on the CD and read the actors' thoughts describing how poetry has affected their lives.
*HEAR
30 poems on one audio CD, including:
* Adam Arkin reading
Theodore Roethke's The Waking
* John Landis reading
Mark Twain's The War Prayer
* Lili Taylor reading
Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken
* Stacy Keach reading Shakespeare
And Many More
Jason Shinder's books include Lights, Camera, Poetry! and Best American Movie Writing, Every Room We Ever Slept In (a 1985 NY Public Library Noted Book) and Among Women (short listed for the 2001 National Book Award for Poetry). He is also the director of The Writing Program at Sundance Institute.
Short Title
POEM I TURN TO W/CD
Pages
227
Publisher
Sourcebooks Mediafusion
Language
English
ISBN-10
1402205023
ISBN-13
9781402205026
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
DEWEY
808.81
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2008
Publication Date
2008-04-30
Author
Jason Shinder
Imprint
Sourcebooks, Inc
Place of Publication
Naperville
Country of Publication
United States
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