Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon

Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon

Keeping You Safe Beside Me

Downloadable Video - 2005
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This stirring, classic documentary focuses on a unique, inspiring relationship: the love and creative connection between poet Donald Hall-named U.S. Poet Laureate in June of 2006-and his late wife Jane Kenyon. Filmed largely at Eagle Pond Farm in New Hampshire, an ancestral heritage for six generations of Halls, the program explores the impact of the New England tradition on the work of both poets. Hall reflects unabashedly on his wife's bouts with depression and her battle with cancer, delivering poignant readings of several of her poems, including "Happiness," "Let Evening Come," and "With the Dog at Sunrise." From his own poetry he reads "Names of Horses," and "Letters at Christmas
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1999
Branch Call Number: eVideo
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (40 min.) : sd., col., digital
Alternative Title: Keeping you safe beside me

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