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Classics of American literature. Part 2

Author: Arnold L Weinstein; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., ©1998.
Series: Great courses.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The classics of American literature are explored.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville; Walt Whitman; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold L Weinstein; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565855698 9781565855694
OCLC Number: 52999531
Notes: Course Number 250: 12 Lectures (30 minutes/lecture).
Performer(s): Arnold L. Weinstein.
Description: 2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (22 cm).
Details: DVD.
Contents: Lecture 13. Nathaniel Hawthorne and the American past --
Lecture 14. The Scarlet Letter: Puritan romance --
Lecture 15. Hawthorne's "A": interpretation and semiosis --
Lecture 16. The Scarlet Letter: political tract or psychological study? --
Lecture 17. Hawthorne our contemporary --
Lecture 18. Herman Melville and the making of Moby-Dick --
Lecture 19. The biggest fish story of them all --
Lecture 20. Ahab and the white whale --
Lecture 21. Moby Dick: tragedy of perspective --
Lecture 22. Melville's "Benito Cereno": American (mis)adventure at sea --
Lecture 23. "Benito Cereno": theater of power, or power of theater? --
Lecture 24. Walt Whitman: the American bard appears.
Series Title: Great courses.
Responsibility: Arnold L. Weinstein.

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