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Title:
The history of world literature
Author:
Voth, Grant L.
Personal Author:
Edition:
[Library edition].
Publication Information:
Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
8 videodiscs : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 4 course guidebooks (22 cm.).
Summary:
In this course, you'll sample some of the greatest literary expressions the world has known and experience storytelling in its many forms, including poetry, drama, and narrative.
General Note:
Course no. 2300.

Guidebooks are numbered 2300-01 (part 1)--2300-04 (part 4).
Language:
English
Contents:
Pt. 1. Disc 1. 1. Stories and storytellers -- 2. The Epic of Gilgamesh -- 3. The Hebrew Bible -- 4. Homer's Iliad -- 5. Homer's Odyssey -- 6. Chinese classical literature -- Disc 2. 7. Greek tragedy -- 8. Virgil's Aeneid -- 9. Bhagavad Gita -- 10. The New Testament -- 11. Beowulf -- 12. Indian stories -- Pt. 2. Disc 3. 13. T'ang poetry -- 14. Early Japanese poetry -- 15. The Tale of Genji -- 16. Inferno, from Dante's Divine Comedy -- 17. Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales -- 18. 1001 Nights -- Disc 4. 19. Wu Ch'eng-en's Monkey -- 20. The Heptameron -- 21. Shakespeare -- 22. Cervantes's Don Quixote -- 23. Moliere's Plays -- 24. Voltaire's Candide --

Pt. 3. Disc 5. 25. Cao Xueqin's The Story of the Stone -- 26. Goethe's Faust -- 37. Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights -- 28. Pushkin's Eugene Onegin -- 29. Flaubert's Madame Bovary -- 30. Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground -- Disc 6. 31. Twain's Huckleberry Finn -- 32. Dickinson's poetry -- 33. Ibsen and Chekhov: realist drama -- 34. Rabindranath Tagore's Stories and Poems -- 35. Higuchi Ichiyo's Child's Play -- 36. Proust's Remembrance of Things Past -- Pt. 4 Disc 7. 37. Joyce's Dubliners -- 38. Kafka's "The Metamorphosis" -- 39. Pirandello's Six Characters -- 40. Brecht's The Good Woman of Setzuan -- 41. Anna Akhmatova's Requiem -- 42. Kawabata Yasunari's Snow Country -- Disc 8. 43. Faulkner: Two Stories and a Novel -- 44. Naguib Mahfouz's The Cairo Trilogy -- 45. Achebe's Things Fall Apart -- 46. Beckett's Plays -- 47. Borges's Labyrinths -- 48. Rushdie's Haroun and the Sea of Stories.
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ISBN:
9781598033601