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Title Great authors of the western literary tradition [(DVD) videorecording] / The Teaching Company.

Edition Second edition.
Publication Info. Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Great Courses  800 GRE  Pt.1    AVAILABLE
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Description 14 videodiscs (approximately 2520 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 7 course guidebooks (22 cm)
Series Great courses. Literature & English language
Great courses. Literature & English language.
System Details DVD, region 1.
Note In 7 containers, with 2 DVDs and 1 booklet in each.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Performer Lecturers: James A. W. Heffernan, Susan Sage Heinzelman, Ronald B. Herzman, Thomas F. X. Noble, Elizabeth Vandiver.
Summary This series presents some of the finest teachers in America, lecturing on some of the greatest literature ever written.
Contents Part 1. 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.
Part 2. Herodotus -- Thucydides -- Aristophanes -- Plato -- Menander and Hellenistic literature -- Catullus and Horace -- Virgil -- Ovid -- Livy, Tacitus, Plutarch -- Petronius and Apuleius -- The Gospels -- Augustine.
Part 3. 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 work -- Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury tales.
Part 4. Christine de Pizan -- Erasmus -- Thomas More -- Michel de Montaigne -- Francois Rabelais -- Christopher Marlowe -- William Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice -- William Shakespeare: Hamlet -- Lope de Vega -- Miguel de Cervantes -- John Milton -- Blaise Pascal.
Part 5. Moliere -- Jean Racine -- Sister Juana Ines de la Cruz -- Daniel Defoe -- Alexander Pope -- Jonathan Swift -- Voltaire -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Samuel Johnson -- Denis Diderot -- William Blake -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Part 6. William Wordsworth -- Jane Austen -- Stendhal -- Herman Melville -- Walt Whitman -- Gustave Flaubert -- Charles Dickens -- Fyodor Dostoevsky -- Leo Tolstoy -- Mark Twain -- Thomas Hardy -- Oscar Wilde.
Part 7. Henry James -- Joseph Conrad -- William Butler Yeats -- Marcel Proust -- James Joyce -- Franz Kafka -- Virginia Woolf --William Faulkner -- Bertolt Brecht -- Albert Camus -- Samuel Beckett -- Conclusion.
Subject Literature -- History and criticism -- Videodiscs.
American literature -- History and criticism -- Videodiscs.
English literature -- History and criticism -- Videodiscs.
European literature -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Added Author Heffernan, James A. W.
Heinzelman, Susan Sage.
Herzman, Ronald B.
Noble, Thomas F. X.
Vandiver, Elizabeth, 1956-
Teaching Company.
ISBN 1565859774
9781565859777
Music No. 2100 Teaching Company
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