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The Poetry Lounge Series (3 DVD Set) (#CE6109)
The Poetry Lounge Series (3 DVD Set) (#CE6109)

Our Price: $59.85
Media Type: 3 DVDs
Run Time: 95 minutes
Grade Level: 7-Adult

Product Code: CE6109

Copyright 2005

Self-Expression Through the Spoken Word:
Students learn the fundamentals of writing and what it takes to create poetry and develop reading, writing and self-expression skills as they view the "spoken word" artists of the 2004 National Slam Champions performing their work, sharing inspiration and describing writing techniques.

The Power of Poetics:
Proper use of language and poetic devices are the focus of this program. Viewers will learn how to write more powerful prose that illustrates the meaning that they want to convey to their audience. Witness the artists as they focus their poetry on topics.

The Power of Performance:
Learn how spoken word artists bring their poetry to life on stage in this program. Viewers will also examine the techniques that the poets use to perform in front of an audience. Through interviews, the poets discuss how they choose their poems for performance.

* This pack includes several individual titles (listed above). You will also see these individual titles listed in your shopping cart. Please note that these individual titles are packaged separately - they are NOT bundled into a single package or boxed set.

Titles Included in this Series:
The Poetry Lounge 1: Self-Expression Through the Spoken Word
The Poetry Lounge 2: The Power of Poetics
The Poetry Lounge 3: The Power of Performance

"...the soul of poetry is evident here, which is why this title...is excellent for introducing verse to teens and young adults...Highly recommended." - Video Librarian (March/April 2005)

"Each performance is breathtaking in its insights and heartfelt and fervent delivery; the connection to the live audience is obvious...A moving and inspiring title for public and school libraries." - School Library Journal (Sept 2005)
Additional Information
  • Language: English
  • Close-Captioning: Yes
  • Color, Live Action
  • Audio: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Features: Chapter Select, Interactive Menu, Interviews with Poets, Featurette: "Da' Poetry Lounge History", Lesson Plan, Guidebook
  • Technical: Single Layer, Single Sided, Full Screen
  • DVD Region: US and Canada

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