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Poets on Screen Multimedia Collection

Poets on Screen is an important component of the database Literature Online (LION). It is a multimedia collection produced in collaboration with some of the foremost poets living and working in the English-speaking world today and provides a unique opportunity to hear major authors interpreting their own works and those of their contemporaries and predecessors. Users can access the whole library of clips from the Poets on Screen link on the home page of Literature Online (LION) or under the 'Multimedia' heading of the Complete Contents page. Links to Poets on Screen clips also appear on the relevant Author Pages. The clips are played using either RealPlayer or Windows Media Player. For more information on downloading media players or to see what media players are already installed on your machine go to the Technical Support page in Literature Online.


Sample Readings:

An Angel With Large Hands*
(38 sec.)
By Selima Hill.
Read by Selima Hill.
© Bloodaxe Books

Two Voices in a Meadow*
(1 min. 8 sec.)
By Richard Wilbur.
Read by Richard Wilbur.
© Harcourt Inc

*Real Player required for viewing.

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