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This earth, this realm, this England

Author: Steve SarossyIan DrysdaleDeirdra MorrisDavid GwillimNigel WattisAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2002.
Series: Adventure of English--500 A.D. to 2000 A.D.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Videocassette   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Digital video collection, FFH 33220
Database:WorldCat
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"No single person has shaped English more than William Shakespeare. This menu-powered DVD uses unparalleled access to some of the greatest English texts, including the first English dictionary and a rare first folio of Shakespeare's plays, to illustrate the great Bard's influence. John Barton, honorary associate director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, discusses the sound and accessibility of Shakespeare's words.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: This earth, this realm, this England.
(OCoLC)56492601
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sarossy; Ian Drysdale; Deirdra Morris; David Gwillim; Nigel Wattis; Melvyn Bragg; London Weekend Television (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 61122258
Notes: Streaming video (50 min.).
Credits: Produced and directed by Nigel Wattis ; series producer, Melvyn Bragg.
Performer(s): Actors, Steve Sarossy, Ian Drysdale ; readings, Deirdra Morris, David Gwillim.
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Adventure of English--500 A.D. to 2000 A.D.
Responsibility: an LWT production.

Abstract:

"No single person has shaped English more than William Shakespeare. This menu-powered DVD uses unparalleled access to some of the greatest English texts, including the first English dictionary and a rare first folio of Shakespeare's plays, to illustrate the great Bard's influence. John Barton, honorary associate director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, discusses the sound and accessibility of Shakespeare's words. His impact is also examined in the larger context of Elizabethan England and the Renaissance."--Videodisc container.

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