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The Resource Masterworks of early 20th-century literature, David Thorburn

Masterworks of early 20th-century literature, David Thorburn

Label
Masterworks of early 20th-century literature
Title
Masterworks of early 20th-century literature
Statement of responsibility
David Thorburn
Title variation
Masterworks of early twentieth-century literature
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explore the modernism literary movement with Professor David Thorburn. See how modernist authors created new techniques to reflect an increasingly complex post-Victorian world. This tradition includes some of the greatest authors the world has know--Joyce, Faulkner, Conrad, Woolf, Kafka
Member of
Cataloging source
ACM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Lee Caughron ; director, Jon Leven
Dewey number
809.04
LC call number
PN771
LC item number
.M378 2007
PerformerNote
David Thorburn, lecturer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thorburn, David
  • Leven, Jon
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature, Modern
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Literature, Modern
  • Modernism (Literature)
Technique
live action
Label
Masterworks of early 20th-century literature, David Thorburn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 24 lectures (30 min. each)
  • In two containers
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (155 pages, 22 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • "The man who would be king"--imperial fools
  • Lecture 6.
  • "Heart of darkness"--Europe's Kurtz
  • Lecture 7.
  • "Heart of darkness"--the drama of the telling
  • Lecture 8.
  • "The shadow-line"--unheroic heroes
  • Lecture 9. "The good soldier"--the limits of irony
  • Lecture 10. "The good soldier"--killed by kindness
  • Part 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 11. Lawrence (and Joyce)--sex in modern fiction
  • Lecture 12. "Horse dealer's daughter"--a shimmer within
  • Road map--modernism and moral ambiguity
  • Lecture 2.
  • How to read fiction--Joyce's "An encounter"
  • Lecture 3.
  • Defining modernism--Monet's cathedral
  • Lecture 4.
  • Defining modernism--beyond impressionism
  • Lecture 17.
  • "To the lighthouse"--life stands still here
  • Lecture 18.
  • "To the lighthouse"--that horrid skull again
  • Lecture 19.
  • Isaac Babel--Jew and Cossack
  • Lecture 20.
  • Isaac Babel--Odessa's Homer
  • Lecture 21.
  • Faulkner's world--our frantic steeplechase
  • Part 2. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • "Absalom, Absalom!"--the fragile thread
  • Lecture 23.
  • "Pale fire"--modern or postmodern"
  • Lecture 24.
  • The moral vision of modern fiction
  • "The metamorphosis"--uneasy dreams
  • Lecutre 14.
  • "Dubliners"--the music of the ordinary
  • Lecture 15.
  • "Ulysses"--Joyce's Homer
  • Lecture 16.
  • "Ulysses"--the incongruity principle
Control code
ocn896739502
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598033205
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781598033205
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Masterworks of early 20th-century literature, David Thorburn
Publication
Note
  • 24 lectures (30 min. each)
  • In two containers
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (155 pages, 22 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • "The man who would be king"--imperial fools
  • Lecture 6.
  • "Heart of darkness"--Europe's Kurtz
  • Lecture 7.
  • "Heart of darkness"--the drama of the telling
  • Lecture 8.
  • "The shadow-line"--unheroic heroes
  • Lecture 9. "The good soldier"--the limits of irony
  • Lecture 10. "The good soldier"--killed by kindness
  • Part 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 11. Lawrence (and Joyce)--sex in modern fiction
  • Lecture 12. "Horse dealer's daughter"--a shimmer within
  • Road map--modernism and moral ambiguity
  • Lecture 2.
  • How to read fiction--Joyce's "An encounter"
  • Lecture 3.
  • Defining modernism--Monet's cathedral
  • Lecture 4.
  • Defining modernism--beyond impressionism
  • Lecture 17.
  • "To the lighthouse"--life stands still here
  • Lecture 18.
  • "To the lighthouse"--that horrid skull again
  • Lecture 19.
  • Isaac Babel--Jew and Cossack
  • Lecture 20.
  • Isaac Babel--Odessa's Homer
  • Lecture 21.
  • Faulkner's world--our frantic steeplechase
  • Part 2. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • "Absalom, Absalom!"--the fragile thread
  • Lecture 23.
  • "Pale fire"--modern or postmodern"
  • Lecture 24.
  • The moral vision of modern fiction
  • "The metamorphosis"--uneasy dreams
  • Lecutre 14.
  • "Dubliners"--the music of the ordinary
  • Lecture 15.
  • "Ulysses"--Joyce's Homer
  • Lecture 16.
  • "Ulysses"--the incongruity principle
Control code
ocn896739502
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598033205
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781598033205
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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