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Great authors of the western literary tradition, (videorecording)

Label
Great authors of the western literary tradition
Title
Great authors of the western literary tradition
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Surveys over 70 literary geniuses and masterpieces of western literature. Examines the works, styles, themes and relationships with one another and the role they played both within the context of their own times and within the larger span of literary history
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Member of
Cataloging source
CMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
809
LC call number
PN524
LC item number
.G74 2004
PerformerNote
Lecturers: James A.W. Heffernan, Susan Sage Heinzelman, Ronald B. Herzman, Thomas F.X. Noble, Elizabeth Vandiver
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1956-
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  • Heffernan, James A. W
  • Heinzelman, Susan Sage
  • Herzman, Ronald B
  • Noble, Thomas F. X
  • Vandiver, Elizabeth
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
The great courses. Literature and English language
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  • Literature
  • Classical literature
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • European literature
Technique
live action
Label
Great authors of the western literary tradition, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 84 lectures (30 min. each)
  • Course no. 2100
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (xii, 599 pages ; 19 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223126219683
  • 31223126219675
  • 31223126219691
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. Near Eastern and Mediterranean foundations / taught by Professor Elizabeth Vandiver. Foundations -- The Epic of Gilgamesh -- Genesis and the documentary hypothesis -- The Deuteronomistic history -- Isaiah -- Job -- Homer: the Iliad -- Homer: the Odyssey -- Sappho and Pindar -- Aeschylus -- Sophocles -- Euripides
  • pt. II. Literature of the classical world / taught by Professor Elizabeth Vandiver. Herodotus -- Thucydides -- Aristophanes -- Plato -- Menander and Hellenistic literature -- Catullus and Horace -- Virgil -- Ovid -- Livy, Tacitus, Plutarch -- Petronius and Apuleius -- The Gospels -- Augustine
  • pt. III. Literature of the Middle Ages / taught by Professor Thomas F.X. Noble. Beowulf -- The Song of Roland -- El Cid -- Tristan and Isolt -- The Romance of the rose -- Dante Alighieri: Life and works -- Dante Alighieri: The Divine comedy -- Petrarch --Giovanni Boccaccio -- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -- Geoffrey Chaucer: Life and works -- Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury tales
  • pt. IV. Literature of the Renaissance / taught by Professor Ronald B. Herzman. Christine de Pizan -- Erasmus -- Thomas More -- Michel de Montaigne -- Franȯis Rabelais -- Christopher Marlowe -- William Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice -- William Shakespeare: Hamlet -- Lope de Vega -- Miguel de Cervantes -- John Milton -- Blaise Pascal
  • pt. V. Neoclassic literature and the 18th century / taught by Professor Susan Sage Heinzelman. Moliére -- Jean Racine -- Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz -- Daniel Defoe -- Alexander Pope -- Jonathan Swift -- Voltaire -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Samuel Johnson -- Denis Diderot -- William Blake -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • pt. VI. Literature of the 19th century / taught by Professor James A.W. Heffernan. William Wordsworth -- Jane Austen -- Stendhal -- Herman Melville -- Walt Whitman -- Gustave Flaubert -- Charles Dickens -- Fyodor Dostoevsky -- Leo Tolstoy -- Mark Twain -- Thomas Hardy -- Oscar Wilde
  • pt. VII. Modern literature / taught by Professor James A.W. Heffernan. Henry James -- Joseph Conrad -- William Butler Yeats -- Marcel Proust -- James Joyce -- Franz Kafka -- Virginia Woolf --William Faulkner -- Bertolt Brecht -- Albert Camus -- Samuel Beckett -- Conclusion
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
14 videodiscs (approximately 2520 min.)
Isbn
9781565859777
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)911517964
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Great authors of the western literary tradition, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 84 lectures (30 min. each)
  • Course no. 2100
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (xii, 599 pages ; 19 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223126219683
  • 31223126219675
  • 31223126219691
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. Near Eastern and Mediterranean foundations / taught by Professor Elizabeth Vandiver. Foundations -- The Epic of Gilgamesh -- Genesis and the documentary hypothesis -- The Deuteronomistic history -- Isaiah -- Job -- Homer: the Iliad -- Homer: the Odyssey -- Sappho and Pindar -- Aeschylus -- Sophocles -- Euripides
  • pt. II. Literature of the classical world / taught by Professor Elizabeth Vandiver. Herodotus -- Thucydides -- Aristophanes -- Plato -- Menander and Hellenistic literature -- Catullus and Horace -- Virgil -- Ovid -- Livy, Tacitus, Plutarch -- Petronius and Apuleius -- The Gospels -- Augustine
  • pt. III. Literature of the Middle Ages / taught by Professor Thomas F.X. Noble. Beowulf -- The Song of Roland -- El Cid -- Tristan and Isolt -- The Romance of the rose -- Dante Alighieri: Life and works -- Dante Alighieri: The Divine comedy -- Petrarch --Giovanni Boccaccio -- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -- Geoffrey Chaucer: Life and works -- Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury tales
  • pt. IV. Literature of the Renaissance / taught by Professor Ronald B. Herzman. Christine de Pizan -- Erasmus -- Thomas More -- Michel de Montaigne -- Franȯis Rabelais -- Christopher Marlowe -- William Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice -- William Shakespeare: Hamlet -- Lope de Vega -- Miguel de Cervantes -- John Milton -- Blaise Pascal
  • pt. V. Neoclassic literature and the 18th century / taught by Professor Susan Sage Heinzelman. Moliére -- Jean Racine -- Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz -- Daniel Defoe -- Alexander Pope -- Jonathan Swift -- Voltaire -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Samuel Johnson -- Denis Diderot -- William Blake -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • pt. VI. Literature of the 19th century / taught by Professor James A.W. Heffernan. William Wordsworth -- Jane Austen -- Stendhal -- Herman Melville -- Walt Whitman -- Gustave Flaubert -- Charles Dickens -- Fyodor Dostoevsky -- Leo Tolstoy -- Mark Twain -- Thomas Hardy -- Oscar Wilde
  • pt. VII. Modern literature / taught by Professor James A.W. Heffernan. Henry James -- Joseph Conrad -- William Butler Yeats -- Marcel Proust -- James Joyce -- Franz Kafka -- Virginia Woolf --William Faulkner -- Bertolt Brecht -- Albert Camus -- Samuel Beckett -- Conclusion
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
14 videodiscs (approximately 2520 min.)
Isbn
9781565859777
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)911517964
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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