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Joyce's Ulysses

Author: James A W Heffernan; Tom Dunton; Jaimée M Aigret; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., ©2001.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This series of twenty-four thirty-minute lectures examines James Joyce's landmark novel Ulysses in great detail. "After considering the controversies it provoked when it first appeared and the reasons for which it has come to be known as a major contribution to twentieth-century literature, the lectures will show how Joyce's novel recalls and at the same time radically reconstructs the adventures of Ulysses, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Filmed lectures
Educational films
Short films
Stories, plots, etc
Named Person: James Joyce; Homer.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James A W Heffernan; Tom Dunton; Jaimée M Aigret; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565857070 9781565857070 1565858026 9781565858022
OCLC Number: 213817580
Notes: Guidebooks include lecture notes, timelines, illustrations, glossary, biographical notes and bibliographical notes.
Originally produced in 2001.
Credits: Editor, Sal Rodriguez ; content supervisor, Phil Burnham.
Performer(s): Lectures by James A.W. Heffernan, Emeritus Professor of English at Dartmouth College.
Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 guidebooks (69 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.)
Details: DVD ; NTSC.
Contents: Part I. Disc 1. Lecture 1. The story of a modern masterpiece --
Lecture 2. Telemachus at the Martello Tower --
Lecture 3. Nestor at school --
Lecture 4. Proteus on Sandymount Strand --
Lecture 5. Breakfast with Calypso --
Lecture 6. Leopold Bloom & the lotus eaters --
Part I. Disc 2. Lecture 7. Hades --
Lecture 8. A bag of winds --
Lecture 9. Lestrygonians at lunchtime --
Lecture 10. Scylla & Charydbis, I --
Lecture 11. Scylla & Charybdis, II --
Lecture 12. Wandering rocks. Part II. Disc 3. Lecture 13. The sirens of the Ormond Hotel --
Lecture 14. Citizen Cyclops, I --
Lecture 15. Citizen Cyclops, II --
Lecture 16. Nausicaa at the beach --
Lecture 17. Oxen of the sun --
Lecture 18. Circe of Nighttown, I --
Part II. Disc 4. Lecture 19. Circe of Nighttown, II --
Lecture 20. Eumaeus --
Lecture 21. Return to Ithaca, I --
Lecture 22. Return to Ithaca, II --
Lecture 23. Molly Bloom speaks --
Lecture 24. Joyce & the modern novel.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Other Titles: Ulysses
Responsibility: with James Heffernan ; The Teaching Company ; producer, Jaimée M. Aigret ; director, Tom Dunton.

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This series of twenty-four thirty-minute lectures examines James Joyce's landmark novel Ulysses in great detail. "After considering the controversies it provoked when it first appeared and the reasons for which it has come to be known as a major contribution to twentieth-century literature, the lectures will show how Joyce's novel recalls and at the same time radically reconstructs the adventures of Ulysses, the protagonist of Homer's ancient epic called The Odyssey."--P. 1 of guidebook.

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