The Great Courses: Classics Of British Literature 8-Disc Set

The Great Courses: Classics Of British Literature 8-Disc Set

The Great Courses: Classics Of British Literature 8-Disc Set DVD VIDEO MOVIE  



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This is Course Number 2400 which contains 8 DVDs. Contains 48 lectures of 30 minutes each. Course Lecture Titles 1. Anglo-Saxon Roots-Pessimism and Comradeship 2. Chaucer-Social Diversity 3. Chaucer-A Man of Unusual Cultivation 4. Spenser-The Faerie Queene 5. Early Drama-Low Comedy and Religion 6. Marlowe-Controversy and Danger 7. Shakespeare the Man-The Road to the Globe 8. Shakespeare-The Mature Years 9. Shakespeare's Rivals-Jonson and Webster 10. The King James Bible-English Most Elegant 11. The Metaphysicals-Conceptual Daring 12. Paradise Lost-A New Language for Poetry 13. Turmoil Makes for Good Literature 14. The Augustans-Order, Decorum, and Wit 15. Swift-Anger and Satire 16. Johnson-Bringing Order to the Language 17. Defoe-Crusoe and the Rise of Capitalism 18. Behn-Emancipation in the Restoration 19. The Golden Age of Fiction 20. Gibbon-Window into 18th-Century England 21. Equiano-The Inhumanity of Slavery 22. Women Poets-The Minor Voice 23. Wollstonecraft-"First of a New Genus" 24. Blake-Mythic Universes and Poetry 25. Scott and Burns-The Voices of Scotland 26. Lyrical Ballads-Collaborative Creation 27. Mad, Bad Byron 28. Keats-Literary Gold 29. Frankenstein-A Gothic Masterpiece 30. Miss Austen and Mrs. Radcliffe 31. Pride and Prejudice-Moral Fiction 32. Dickens-Writer with a Mission 33. The 1840s-Growth of the Realistic Novel 34. Wuthering Heights-Emily's Masterwork 35. Jane Eyre and the Other Brontë 36. Voices of Victorian Poetry 37. Eliot-Fiction and Moral Reflection 38. Hardy-Life at Its Worst 39. The British Bestseller-An Overview 40. Heart of Darkness-Heart of the Empire? 41. Wilde-Celebrity Author 42. Shaw and Pygmalion 43. Joyce and Yeats-Giants of Irish Literature 44. Great War, Great Poetry 45. Bloomsbury and the Bloomsberries 46. 20th-Century English Poetry-Two Traditions 47. British Fiction from James to Rushdie 48. New Theatre, New Literary Worlds

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