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The Resource Classics of American literature, Part 1 of 2, Arnold Weinstein, (sound recording CD)

Classics of American literature, Part 1 of 2, Arnold Weinstein, (sound recording CD)

Label
Classics of American literature, Part 1 of 2
Title
Classics of American literature
Title part
Part 1 of 2
Statement of responsibility
Arnold Weinstein
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Weinstein presents eighty-four lectures on the great classics of American literature, showing how such authors as Irving, Poe, Thoreau, Hemingway, and Faulkner bring the past to life, changing as each generation steps forward to interpret it anew
Member of
Accompanying matter
instructional materials
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Weinstein, Arnold
Dewey number
810.9
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS121
LC item number
.W44 1998
Literary text for sound recordings
  • instruction
  • lectures speeches
PerformerNote
Arnold Weinstein, lecturer
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses
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  • American literature
  • American literature
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Classics of American literature, Part 1 of 2, Arnold Weinstein, (sound recording CD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • "Course no. 250."
Accompanying material
4 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Lecture 1: Introduction -- Lecture 2: Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography: the first American story -- Lecture 3: Washington Irving: the first American storyteller -- Lecture 4: Ralph Waldo Emerson's yesterday: America's coming of age -- Lecture 5: Emerson today: architect of American values -- Lecture 6: Emerson tomorrow: deconstructing culture and self -- Lecture 7: Henry David Thoreau: countercultural hero -- Lecture 8: Thoreau: stylist and humorist extraordinaire -- Lecture 9: Walden: yesterday, today, tomorrow -- Lecture 10: Edgar Allan Poe: Poete Maudit -- Lecture 11: Edgar Allan Poe: ghost writer -- Lecture 12: Poe's legacy: the self as "Haunted Palace" -- Lecture 13: Nathaniel Hawthorne and the American past -- Lecture 14: The Scarlet letter: Puritan romance -- Lecture 15: Hawthorne's "A": interpretation and semiosis -- Lecture 16: The Scarlet letter: political tract or psychological study? -- Lecture 17: Hawthorne our contemporary -- Lecture 18: Herman Melville and the making of Moby-Dick -- Lecture 19: The biggest fish story of them all -- Lecture 20: Ahab and the white whale -- Lecture 21: Moby-Dick: tragedy of perspective -- Lecture 22: Melville's "Benito Cereno": American (mis)adventure at sea -- Lecture 23: "Benito Cereno": theater of power, or power of theater? -- Lecture 24: Walt Whitman: the American bard appears -- Lecture 25: Whitman: poet of the body -- Lecture 26: Whitman: poet of the city -- Lecture 27: Whitman: poet of death -- Lecture 28: The Whitman legacy -- Lecture 29: Uncle Tom's cabin: the unread classic -- Lecture 30: Stowe's representation of slavery -- Lecture 31: Freedom and art in Uncle Tom's cabin -- Lecture 32: Emily Dickinson: in and out of nature -- Lecture 33: Dickinson's poetry: language and consciousness -- Lecture 34: Dickinson: devotee of death -- Lecture 35: Dickinson: "Amherst's Madame de Sade" -- Lecture 36: Dickinson's legacy -- Lecture 37: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: American paradise regained -- Lecture 38: Huckleberry Finn: the banned classic -- Lecture 39: Huckleberry Finn: a child's voice, a child's vision -- Lecture 40: Huckleberry Finn, American orphan -- Lecture 41: Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson: black and white charade -- Lecture 42: Henry James and the novel of perception -- Lecture 43: The Turn of the screw: do you believe in ghosts? -- Lecture 44: Turning the screw of interpretation -- Lecture 45: Stephen Crane and the literature of war -- Lecture 46: The Red badge of courage: brave new world -- Lecture 47: Stephen Crane: scientist of human behavior -- Lecture 48: Charlotte Perkins Gilman: war against patriarchy
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
24 sound discs (ca. 2520 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565852983
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Classics of American literature, Part 1 of 2, Arnold Weinstein, (sound recording CD)
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • "Course no. 250."
Accompanying material
4 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Lecture 1: Introduction -- Lecture 2: Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography: the first American story -- Lecture 3: Washington Irving: the first American storyteller -- Lecture 4: Ralph Waldo Emerson's yesterday: America's coming of age -- Lecture 5: Emerson today: architect of American values -- Lecture 6: Emerson tomorrow: deconstructing culture and self -- Lecture 7: Henry David Thoreau: countercultural hero -- Lecture 8: Thoreau: stylist and humorist extraordinaire -- Lecture 9: Walden: yesterday, today, tomorrow -- Lecture 10: Edgar Allan Poe: Poete Maudit -- Lecture 11: Edgar Allan Poe: ghost writer -- Lecture 12: Poe's legacy: the self as "Haunted Palace" -- Lecture 13: Nathaniel Hawthorne and the American past -- Lecture 14: The Scarlet letter: Puritan romance -- Lecture 15: Hawthorne's "A": interpretation and semiosis -- Lecture 16: The Scarlet letter: political tract or psychological study? -- Lecture 17: Hawthorne our contemporary -- Lecture 18: Herman Melville and the making of Moby-Dick -- Lecture 19: The biggest fish story of them all -- Lecture 20: Ahab and the white whale -- Lecture 21: Moby-Dick: tragedy of perspective -- Lecture 22: Melville's "Benito Cereno": American (mis)adventure at sea -- Lecture 23: "Benito Cereno": theater of power, or power of theater? -- Lecture 24: Walt Whitman: the American bard appears -- Lecture 25: Whitman: poet of the body -- Lecture 26: Whitman: poet of the city -- Lecture 27: Whitman: poet of death -- Lecture 28: The Whitman legacy -- Lecture 29: Uncle Tom's cabin: the unread classic -- Lecture 30: Stowe's representation of slavery -- Lecture 31: Freedom and art in Uncle Tom's cabin -- Lecture 32: Emily Dickinson: in and out of nature -- Lecture 33: Dickinson's poetry: language and consciousness -- Lecture 34: Dickinson: devotee of death -- Lecture 35: Dickinson: "Amherst's Madame de Sade" -- Lecture 36: Dickinson's legacy -- Lecture 37: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: American paradise regained -- Lecture 38: Huckleberry Finn: the banned classic -- Lecture 39: Huckleberry Finn: a child's voice, a child's vision -- Lecture 40: Huckleberry Finn, American orphan -- Lecture 41: Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson: black and white charade -- Lecture 42: Henry James and the novel of perception -- Lecture 43: The Turn of the screw: do you believe in ghosts? -- Lecture 44: Turning the screw of interpretation -- Lecture 45: Stephen Crane and the literature of war -- Lecture 46: The Red badge of courage: brave new world -- Lecture 47: Stephen Crane: scientist of human behavior -- Lecture 48: Charlotte Perkins Gilman: war against patriarchy
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
24 sound discs (ca. 2520 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565852983
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
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