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Poetry Off the Shelf

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Rank #65 in Literature category

Arts
Education
Literature
K-12
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Producer Helena de Groot explores the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

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Producer Helena de Groot explores the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

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5 Starts

By GetGoneAgain - Dec 17 2016
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This is a must have for poetry lovers... or even poetry "likers"... subscribe!

Fantastic podcast!

By The ultimate high - Aug 18 2016
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This podcast is enjoyable and important!

iTunes Ratings

199 Ratings
Average Ratings
164
19
10
4
2

5 Starts

By GetGoneAgain - Dec 17 2016
Read more
This is a must have for poetry lovers... or even poetry "likers"... subscribe!

Fantastic podcast!

By The ultimate high - Aug 18 2016
Read more
This podcast is enjoyable and important!
Cover image of Poetry Off the Shelf

Poetry Off the Shelf

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #65 in Literature category

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Producer Helena de Groot explores the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

Rank #1: A Change of World, Episode 1: The Wilderness

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The first episode in a special series on the women’s movement

Mar 06 2018
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Rank #2: This Poet Never Gets Old

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John Keats's life and body of work, then and now.

Aug 28 2018
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Rank #3: The Poet is Distracted

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Distraction may actually be at the heart of poetry.

Nov 28 2017
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Rank #4: The Poetry of Everyday Life

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How we use poetry to find meaning and to bring disparate aspects of life together.

Apr 18 2017
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Rank #5: Retelling the American Story

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Tracy K. Smith discusses her new book and her tenure as current US poet laureate.

Jul 31 2018
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Rank #6: A Change of World, Episode 2: Books that Broke Down Barriers

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The second episode of our special series exploring poetry and the women's movement looks at several books in the 1960s and '70s that fought for a place for women.

Mar 13 2018
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Rank #7: A Change of World, Episode 3: Shattering the Blue Velvet Chair

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Our series dedicated to the women's movement continues with the changing cultural roles of the 1970s, when women poets refused to be marginalized or tokenized, and public poetry readings and writing workshops for women spread across the U.S.

Mar 20 2018
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Rank #8: Who Are They Anyway?

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Old and new poems about unnamed lovers

Apr 18 2016
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Rank #9: The Late Great John Ashbery

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Ashbery's poems can be a new way of seeing and experiencing things, a "daydream from which there's no obvious exit," an ode to neglected emotions or the insignificant, an inside joke you may or may not be in on, and a reordering of the world and ourselves.

Sep 12 2017
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Rank #10: Walt Whitman's Divided America

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As one of the U.S.'s greatest patriots and most trenchant critics of his time, Whitman never lost hope in his country.

Feb 21 2017
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Rank #11: Drinking Poetry

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Jeff Gordinier and Rosie Schapp discuss poetry over a few cocktails.

Jan 09 2018
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Rank #12: Some Poems of Transcendent Surrender

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Spencer Reece discusses classic and contemporary religious poems for this time of year.

Dec 26 2017
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Rank #13: A Very Short, Very Famous Poem

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Looking back at Robert Creeley's “I Know a Man”
Oct 07 2015
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Rank #14: The Problem of Love

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On two recent, complicated love poems
Feb 10 2016
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Rank #15: Prosey Poems

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Maureen McLane on semi-autobiographical epic poems, narrative melodrama, and the dissociation of sensibility.

May 22 2018
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Rank #16: A Misunderstood Chestnut

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The different ways of reading a classic American poem

Oct 04 2016
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