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Jeanette Winterson

Author: Bill D Moyers; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©2006.
Series: Faith and reason (New York, N.Y.); Films on Demand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Raised with parental expectations that she become a Christian missionary, the teenaged Jeanette Winterson embarked instead upon a defiant journey of self-discovery-sparked by the books she smuggled into her bedroom. In this conversation with Bill Moyers, the author of Sexing the Cherry, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, and Lighthousekeeping talks about Weight, her new version of the story of Atlas and Hercules. She  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Affairs Television (Firm), 2006
Named Person: Bill D Moyers; Bill D Moyers
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 709672186
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Oct. 07, 2006.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (35 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Bill Moyers Introduces Jeanette Winterson (1:06) --
Jeanette Winterson's Journey (2:47) --
The Profound Influence of Forbidden Books (4:18) --
Making Greek Mythology Relevant Today (6:18) --
Heroes, Hubris, and Tragedy (6:20) --
The Gods of Greek Mythology and the Old Testament (1:41) --
Seeking Truth: Mythos and Logos (2:21) --
The Evolution of Religion (2:53) --
The Truth: Faith, Reason, Mythology, and Magic (1:57) --
A Cultural Dark Age (1:50).
Series Title: Faith and reason (New York, N.Y.); Films on Demand.
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television (Firm).

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Raised with parental expectations that she become a Christian missionary, the teenaged Jeanette Winterson embarked instead upon a defiant journey of self-discovery-sparked by the books she smuggled into her bedroom. In this conversation with Bill Moyers, the author of Sexing the Cherry, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, and Lighthousekeeping talks about Weight, her new version of the story of Atlas and Hercules. She also discusses the power of art to build a fulfilling inner life.

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