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Emily Dickinson : A Certain Slant of Light / Monterey Home Video (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorMonterey Home Video (Firm)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©1977.
Description1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Portion of title Certain Slant of Light
Contents Who Is Emily Dickinson? (3:49) -- Presence of Death (3:09) -- Education (2:33) -- Dickinson Name Restored (1:33) -- Emily Dickinson's Home (2:57) -- Emily Dickinson's Friend (3:30) -- Ardent Affection (1:22) -- Maturity and Mental Crises (1:35) -- Mew Realism (2:09) -- "After Great Pain" (1:59) -- Reclusive Years (2:18) -- Poet Among Us (1:19) -- Credits: Emily Dickinson: A Certain Slant of Light (0:50)
Abstract Julie Harris takes viewers into Emily Dickinson's everyday world in a small New England town to compare and contrast facts about the poet with her extraordinary, original insights. Dickinson's reclusive life in her father's mansion on Main Street in Amherst, Massachusetts, meant that she wrote almost all of her surviving work in this house. From cellar to cupola, we invoke her "certain slant of light" (her real and imagined perspectives) Other locations are Amherst College, Mount Holyoke Seminary (now College), the town cemetery next door to her childhood home, and commanding views on or near the shores of the Connecticut River. The paradox of the poet at home with limitless imagination is announced early in her stunning poem "The Brain Is Wider than the Sky."
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 21, 2011.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level , 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Monterey Home Video (Firm), 1977.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number44813 Films Media Group

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