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Paradise lost ; The Canterbury tales ; The odyssey ; Beowulf

Author: Jennie Dempster; Bayview Entertainment (Firm),; Kultur International Films.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], Hackensack, NJ : Kultur International Films [2015]
Series: Literary classics (Kultur International Films)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Summary:
The DVD is an in-depth study of four literary masterworks by Homer, Milton and Chaucer that includes expert commentary, critical analysis, and atmospheric dramatized scenes. "The Odyssey" tells of the wanderings of Odysseus on his adventurous way back to Ithaca. The program explores the background to the author, a mysterious figure that some say was blind, others that he never existed at all.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: John Milton; Geoffrey Chaucer; Homer.
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie Dempster; Bayview Entertainment (Firm),; Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 9780769749952 076974995X
OCLC Number: 902689461
Notes: Title from web page.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Rating: Not rated.
Credits: Paradise lost: Written by Julie Jarvis ; produced & directed by Vanessa Tovell.
A critical guide to The Canterbury tales: Written by Pauline Rush ; edited and directed by Chris Gormlie.
A critical guide to ... The Odyssey: Written by Tom Winnifrith ; director, Bob Carruthers ; producer, Vanessa Tovell.
Beowulf and the roots of Anglo-Saxon poetry: Written by Pauline Rush ; producer, Vanessa Tovell ; director, Bob Carruthers.
Performer(s): Paradise lost: Narrator, Keith Frederick ; expert analysis, Tom Winnifrith, Robert Wilcher.
A critical guide to The Canterbury tales: Presented by Roy Cane ; readings, Vanessa Adye ; expert analysis, Peter Mack, Christiania Whitehead.
A critical guide to ... The Odyssey: Presenter, Robert Whelan ; narrator, Roy Cane ; additional narration, Vanessa Adye ; expert analysis, Tom Winnifrith, Ken Dowden, Douglas Cairnes.
Beowulf and the roots of Anglo-Saxon poetry: Presented by Robert Whelan ; narrated by Roy Cane ; readings by Vanessa Adye ; expert analysis, John A. Burrows, Robert DiNapoli.
Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Full frame presentation.
Contents: Literary classics. Paradise lost --
A critical guide to The Canterbury tales --
A critical guide to ... The Odyssey --
Literary classics. Beowulf and the roots of Anglo-Saxon poetry.
Series Title: Literary classics (Kultur International Films)
Responsibility: directed by Jennie Dempster.

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The DVD is an in-depth study of four literary masterworks by Homer, Milton and Chaucer that includes expert commentary, critical analysis, and atmospheric dramatized scenes. "The Odyssey" tells of the wanderings of Odysseus on his adventurous way back to Ithaca. The program explores the background to the author, a mysterious figure that some say was blind, others that he never existed at all.

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