Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy


Historical Poetry

  • Aired: 11/10/2012
  • 01:15:04
  • Rating: TV-G
Frank X. Walker, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Kentucky, reads from collections of historical poetry. Walker shares a list of poets whose work inspired him and discusses challenges in writing and teaching the art of writing historical poems.
Embed Options
Close ×
Historical Poetry
Historical Poetry
Frank X. Walker reads from collections of historical poetry.
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
University Place is made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Masterpiece Collection

Own it now! Victoria, Poldark, Downton Abbey on DVD & Blu-ray. Visit ShopPBS.


Wisconsin Public Television helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now