Voices & Visions – T.S. Eliot [VHS]

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American poet T.S. Eliot spent most of his life in England, the land of his forebears, eventually becoming an Anglican convert. As such, footage of a church service in the expatriate’s ancestral village of East Coker is featured prominently in this video, as excerpts from his work are read and a variety of poets and authors share their memories and opinions of this icon of 20th-century poetry. Eliot was a complicated man who wrote complicated works, most notably “The Wasteland.” Many of these complexities–his classism, his marriages (one unhappy, one happy), his mentoring of Ezra Pound, his straight-laced manner, and ardent religious beliefs are only touched upon in this 56-minute video. Actress Dame Irene Worth discusses his acute observations of society people and professor-pl

Haunted Summer

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The true story of the meeting of literary giants Percy Shelley and Lord Byron. Together with their lovers, they spent the summer of 1816 experimenting with free love and drugs. Discovering an evil that threatened their sanity, Mary Shelley conceived her novel “Frankenstein.” A fairly accurate biographical sketch centering on the “haunted summer of 1816,” where the most famous gothic house party ever held would serve as the inspiration for two classics of horror literature, John Polidori’s, “The Vampyre” and Mary Shelley’s, “Frankenstein.”

Fueled by laudanum, a volume of German ghost stories, and a raging thunderstorm, the imaginations of Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Claire Clairemont, Lord Byron and John Polidori open up to reveal a nightmarish collection of demons, phantoms,

Safco 5337BL 2-Shelf Wire Utility Cart, Black

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Transports and stores materials safely and efficiently holding up to 200 lbs. per shelf. Shelves adjust in one-inch increments and include clear plastic liners. Rolls on four swivel casters. Global Product Type: N/A; Stand Type: N/A; Cart Type: Utility; Cart Capacity: N/A. Black plastic shelf liner is included for each shelf Cart rolls smoothly on 4 swivel 3-Inch nylon casters Shelves adjust easily in 1-Inch increments 4 Casters (2 Locking) Capacity – Weight 400 lbs. (200 lbs. per shelf) Paint / Finish Powder Coat Shelf Quantity 2

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