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Novel reflections on the American dream

Author: Michael Epstein; Julie Sacks; Patricia Clarkson; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scholars and authors examine the characters, plots, and themes of seven American novels that deal with wealth, poverty, and the nature of success and failure in the U.S. The Great Gatsby, The Grapes of Wrath, The House of Mirth, Sister Carrie, Saul Bellow's Seize the Day, Gish Jen's Typical American, and Ann Petry's The Street are analyzed.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Documentary television programs
Fiction
Stories, plots, etc
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Epstein; Julie Sacks; Patricia Clarkson; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 225910829
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: "A special presentation of American Masters."
Originally broadcast as an episode of the PBS television series American Masters.
Credits: Narrator, Patricia Clarkson ; editor, Kris Liem ; camera, Michael Chin [and others] ; composer, Joel Goodman.
Performer(s): Readers: Victor Garber, Julianna Margulies, Tom Hammond, Keith Carradine, CCH Pounder, Ming-Na Wen, Liev Schreiber.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Introduction --
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser --
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton --
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald --
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck --
The street by Ann Petry --
Typical American by Gish Jen --
Seize the Day by Saul Bellow.
Other Titles: American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: written and directed by Michael Esptein ; produced by Julie Sacks, Michael Epstein ; produced by Thirteen/WNET New York.

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Scholars and authors examine the characters, plots, and themes of seven American novels that deal with wealth, poverty, and the nature of success and failure in the U.S. The Great Gatsby, The Grapes of Wrath, The House of Mirth, Sister Carrie, Saul Bellow's Seize the Day, Gish Jen's Typical American, and Ann Petry's The Street are analyzed.

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