Film, Video Michael Harper Reads His Poetry

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Title
Michael Harper Reads His Poetry
Summary
Michael S. Harper, Professor of English at Brown University, is the author of seven collections of poetry, including Dear John, Dear Coltrane and Healing Song for the Inner Ear. He has been the recipient of the Governor's Poetry Award and a Doctorate of Letters from Notre Dame College in Manchester, New Hampshire; he was named a Literary Lion by the New York Public Library; and he has recently completed a term as Poet Laureate for the State of Rhode Island. Mr. Harper is the editor, with Anthony Walton, of Every Shut Eye Ain't Asleep: An Anthology of Poetry by African Americans Since 1945, published in 1994 by Little, Brown and Company.
Event Date
February 24, 1989
Notes
-  Michael Harper, professor of English at Brown University, is the author of seven collections of poetry, including "Dear John," "Dear Coltrane" and "Healing Song for the Inner Ear." He has been the recipient of the Governor's Poetry Award and a Doctorate of Letters from Notre Dame College in Manchester, N.H.; he was named a Literary Lion by the New York Public Library; and he has recently completed a term as Poet Laureate for the state of Rhode Island. Harper is the editor, with Anthony Walton, of "Every Shut Eye Ain't Asleep: An Anthology of Poetry by African Americans Since 1945."
Running Time
1 hours 30 minutes
Online Format
video

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