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Author Cook, William R. (William Robert), 1943-

Title Dante's Divine comedy [(DVD) videorecording] / [William R. Cook and Ronald B. Herzman].

Publication Info. [Springfield, Va.] : Teaching Co. Partnership, [2001]
©2001
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 Nichols Adult Great Courses  851.1 DAN  Pt. 1    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  851.1 DAN  Pt. 2    AVAILABLE
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Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm)
Series The great courses
Great courses.
SuperStar teachers.
System Details DVD, region 1.
Performer Lecturers: William R. Cook, Ronald B. Herzman of the State University of New York, Geneseo.
Credits Producers, Noreen Bizzarri, Jaimee M. Aigret ; director, Tom Dunton.
Summary Twenty-four lectures of thirty minutes each on Dante's famous poem. Includes portraits, photographs, maps, and diagrams.
Contents pt. 1. disc 1. lecture 1. Reading the poem--issues and editions ; lecture 2. A poet and his city: Dante's Florence ; lecture 3. Literary antecedents, I ; lecture 4. Literary antecedents, II ; lecture 5. "Abandon every hope, all you who enter" ; lecture 6. The never-ending storm -- disc 2. lecture 7. Heretics ; lecture 8. The seventh circle--the violent ; lecture 9. The sin of simony ; lecture 10. The false counselors ; lecture 11. The ultimate evil ; lecture 12. The seven-story mountain.
pt. 2. disc 3. lecture 13. Purgatory's waiting room ; lecture 14. The sin of pride ; lecture 15. The vision to freedom ; lecture 16. Homage to Virgil ; lecture 17. Dante's new guide ; lecture 18. Ascending the spheres -- disc 4. lecture 19. An emperor speaks ; lecture 20. The circle of the sun--saints and sages ; lecture 21. A mission revealed--encounter with an ancestor ; lecture 22. Can a pagan be saved? ; lecture 23. Faith, hope, love and the mystic empyrean ; lecture 24. "In my end is my beginning."
Note For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Divine comedy.
Literature -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Genre Educational films.
Added Author Herzman, Ronald B.
Bizzarri, Noreen.
Aigret, Jaimée M.
Dunton, Tom.
Teaching Company.
State University of New York College, Geneseo.
Added Title Divine comedy
ISBN 1565855949 : $254.95
9781565855946
Music No. 287 Teaching Company
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