Jane Hirshfield

Jane Hirshfield

Streaming Video - 2006
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The effect of Jane Hirshfield's reading is almost transcendental, like the sound of distant echoes in a canyon. "I know that many of my poems don't evoke clapping," she says, "and I want to assure you that I take silence as a high compliment. In this program, Bill Moyers and Ms. Hirshfield discuss topics including her experience as a practitioner of Zen and the relative merits of sound and silence in poetry. Readings by Ms. Hirshfield feature "Three Foxes at the Edge of a Field at Twilight," "Sleep," "Inspiration," "Mule Heart," "For What Binds Us," "Each Happiness Ringed by Lions," and "Three Times My Life Has Opened. Filmed at the Biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c1999.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col., digital file.


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