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American Gothic : Hawthorne and Melville

Author: Eve Cotton; Guidance Associates.
Publisher: [Mount Kisco, N.Y.] : Guidance Associates, [200-]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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Combines biographical and thematic data concerning the lives and writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville. Readings from and commentary about their major works show their special use of the Gothic genre, not simply to thrill but to express the viewpoint that a balanced view of human nature must include a sense of evil.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Cotton; Guidance Associates.
OCLC Number: 173189201
Notes: Previously issued as filmstrip in 1972, and then as a videotape in 1986.
Description: 1 videodisc (28 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (53 pages ; 22 cm)
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Hawthorne and Melville
Responsibility: video director, Eve Cotton.

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Combines biographical and thematic data concerning the lives and writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville. Readings from and commentary about their major works show their special use of the Gothic genre, not simply to thrill but to express the viewpoint that a balanced view of human nature must include a sense of evil.

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