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Masterpieces of ancient Greek literature

Author: David J Schenker; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2007.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The best of ancient Greek literature retains a freshness and immediacy that reaches far beyond its time and place of creation and speaks to readers and audience members today. In these 36 lectures, we discuss selections from that group of masterpieces, starting in every case with the cultural and historical background of each, then focusing on close readings of the works themselves"--Page 1 (guidebook).
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Genre/Form: Lectures
Nonfiction films
Educational films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David J Schenker; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 159803278X 9781598032789 1598032798 9781598032796
OCLC Number: 123188544
Performer(s): Lecturer: David J. Schenker, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Description: 6 videodiscs : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 3 course guidebooks (22 cm) + 3 lecture transcripts (21 cm).
Details: DVDs.
Contents: pt. 1. lecture 1. Definitions, boundaries and goals --
lecture 2. Homer I: Introduction to epic and the Iliad --
lecture 3. Homer II: Iliad, the wrath of Achilles --
lecture 4. Homer III: the return of Achilles --
lecture 5. Homer IV: Odyssey, introduction and prelude --
lecture 6. Homer V: Odyssey, the adventures --
lecture 7. Homer VI, Odyssey, reintegration --
lecture 8. Hesiod: Theogony and Works and days --
lecture 9. Homeric hymns --
lecture 10. Lyric poetry I: Archilochus and Solon --
lecture 11. Lyric poetry II: Sappho and Alcaeus --
lecture 12. Tragedy: Contexts and conventions. pt. 2. lecture 13. Aeschylus I: Persians --
lecture 14. Aeschylus II: Agamemnon --
lecture 15. Aeschylus III: Libation bearers and Eumenides --
lecture 16. Sophocles I: Ajax and Philoctetes --
lecture 17. Sophocles II: Oedipus the King --
lecture 18. Sophocles III: Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone --
lecture 19. Euripides I: Electra, Orestes, Trojan women --
lecture 20. Euripides II: Medea and Hippolytus --
lecture 21. Euripides III: The Bacchae --
lecture 22. Aristophanes I: Introduction to old comedy --
lecture 23. Aristophanes II: Acharnians and Lysistrata --
lecture 24. Aristophanes III: The frogs and The clouds. pt. 3. lecture 25. Herodotus I: Introduction to history --
lecture 26. Herodotus II: The Persian Wars --
lecture 27. Thucydides I: The Peloponnesian War --
lecture 28. Thucydides II: Books 1-5 --
lecture 29. Thucydides III: Books 6-7 --
lecture 30. Plato I: The philosopher as literary author --
lecture 31. Plato II: Symposium --
lecture 32. Plato III: Phaedrus --
lecture 33. Rhetoric and oratory --
lecture 34. Hellenistic poetry I: Callimachus and Theocritus --
lecture 35. Hellenistic poetry II: Apollonius --
lecture 36. Looking back and looking forward.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Responsibility: with David J. Schenker.

Abstract:

"The best of ancient Greek literature retains a freshness and immediacy that reaches far beyond its time and place of creation and speaks to readers and audience members today. In these 36 lectures, we discuss selections from that group of masterpieces, starting in every case with the cultural and historical background of each, then focusing on close readings of the works themselves"--Page 1 (guidebook).

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