George Elliott Clarke - Ep. 10: Heart of a Poet (Season 2)
Catalogue Number: MJMM45
Producer: Makin Movies Inc.
Subject: Arts, Black History, Canadian History, Canadian Literature, Documentary, History, Literature
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2006
Running Time: 30:00
Governor General’s Award winning poet, librettist, and Professor George Elliott Clarke chronicles the history and experience of the Black Canadian community of Nova Scotia, illuminating our nation’s rich and culturally diverse heritage. His poetic “Whylah Falls” was part of the 1996 CBC Radio Drama series and an acclaimed stage play in 1997. In 1998, he was the first recipient of the prestigious Portia White Prize.
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