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The Resource The life & work of Mark Twain, the Teaching Company Limited Partnership ; producer, James Blandford ; director, Tom Dunton

The life & work of Mark Twain, the Teaching Company Limited Partnership ; producer, James Blandford ; director, Tom Dunton

Label
The life & work of Mark Twain
Title
The life & work of Mark Twain
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company Limited Partnership ; producer, James Blandford ; director, Tom Dunton
Title variation
Life and work of Mark Twain
Contributor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Teacher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Stephen Railton of the University of Virginia explores the private persona behind the public figure through literary analysis of some of his Mark Twain's most representative works. A series of 24 lectures on a college course level
Member of
Cataloging source
DMM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, James Blandford ; director, Tom Dunton ; [writer], Stephen Railton
Dewey number
818/.409
LC call number
PS1338
LC item number
.R35 2002d
PerformerNote
Lecturer, Stephen Railton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Railton, Stephen
  • Dunton, Tom
  • Blandford, James
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
The Great courses
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Educational films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The life & work of Mark Twain, the Teaching Company Limited Partnership ; producer, James Blandford ; director, Tom Dunton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Accompanying guidebooks include summaries and outlines, bibliography and biographical notes
  • Special features include professor biography
Accompanying material
2 course guidebooks (61, 64 pages : illustrations ; 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
pt. I, disc 1. Needing no introduction? -- From Samuel Clemens to Mark Twain -- The sense of Mark Twain's humor -- Marketing Twain -- Innocents abroad, I: going East -- Innocents abroad, II: traveling to unlearn -- pt. I, disc 2. Roughing it: going West -- The lecture tours -- The Whittier after-dinner speech -- "Old times on the Mississippi" -- The adventures of Tom Sawyer -- The performances of Tom Sawyer -- pt. II, disc 3. Huck Finn, I: defining an American voice -- Huck Finn, II: the quest for freedom -- Huck Finn, III: the great American novel? -- Huck Finn, IV: Classrooms and controversy -- Connecticut Yankee, I: unwriting the Middle Ages -- Connecticut Yankee, II: revisiting the 19th century -- pt. II, disc 4. Connecticut Yankee, III: the quest for status -- Pudd'nhead Wilson: fictions of law and custom -- Anti-imperialist works -- Late Twain in public -- Late Twain in private -- Sam Clemens is dead/Long live Mark Twain
Control code
ocm52913140
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 12 hr.)
Isbn
9781565857353
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781565857353
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2567
  • 2565--2566
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The life & work of Mark Twain, the Teaching Company Limited Partnership ; producer, James Blandford ; director, Tom Dunton
Publication
Note
  • Accompanying guidebooks include summaries and outlines, bibliography and biographical notes
  • Special features include professor biography
Accompanying material
2 course guidebooks (61, 64 pages : illustrations ; 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
pt. I, disc 1. Needing no introduction? -- From Samuel Clemens to Mark Twain -- The sense of Mark Twain's humor -- Marketing Twain -- Innocents abroad, I: going East -- Innocents abroad, II: traveling to unlearn -- pt. I, disc 2. Roughing it: going West -- The lecture tours -- The Whittier after-dinner speech -- "Old times on the Mississippi" -- The adventures of Tom Sawyer -- The performances of Tom Sawyer -- pt. II, disc 3. Huck Finn, I: defining an American voice -- Huck Finn, II: the quest for freedom -- Huck Finn, III: the great American novel? -- Huck Finn, IV: Classrooms and controversy -- Connecticut Yankee, I: unwriting the Middle Ages -- Connecticut Yankee, II: revisiting the 19th century -- pt. II, disc 4. Connecticut Yankee, III: the quest for status -- Pudd'nhead Wilson: fictions of law and custom -- Anti-imperialist works -- Late Twain in public -- Late Twain in private -- Sam Clemens is dead/Long live Mark Twain
Control code
ocm52913140
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 12 hr.)
Isbn
9781565857353
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781565857353
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2567
  • 2565--2566
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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