VISIONARY VOICES is a documentary-style, 28-minute television program that presents America’s literary visionaries of the past. Featuring writers such as Allen Ginsberg, Langston Hughes, Sylvia Plath, William Carlos Williams and others, this eclectic range of writers cut across the cultural divide in a number of literary genres, including poetry, plays, fiction, nonfiction and prose. Each episode of VISIONARY VOICES acquaints viewers with an author’s background and their literary significance, including the author’s body of work. Utilizing photographs, footage and interviews of contemporary writers, the program showcases a wealth of extraordinary voices and dynamic narrative methods of American authors. VISIONARY VOICES’ objective is to enlarge viewers’ comprehension of literature and to promote awareness of the breadth and variety of American writing.
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