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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x111 Stephen Burt: Why people need poetry
TV-PG

  • 2014-06-04T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

"We're all going to die — and poems can help us live with that." In a charming and funny talk, literary critic Stephen Burt takes us on a lyrical journey with some of his favorite poets, all the way down to a line break and back up to the human urge to imagine.

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