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American Masters has profiled some of the country's greatest authors, including novelists, playwrights, and poets.

Video thumbnail: American Masters Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'

American Masters

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'

The first film biography about the celebrated author, Louis May Alcott.

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'

Video thumbnail: American Masters Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

American Masters

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

See a new side of innovative writer Edgar Allan Poe, best known for Gothic horror tales.

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

Video thumbnail: American Masters N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear

American Masters

N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear

Delve into the enigmatic life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet N. Scott Momaday

N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear

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