The Resource A day's read, (sound recording)

A day's read, (sound recording)

Label
A day's read
Title
A day's read
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Join three literary scholars and award-winning professors as they introduce you to dozens of short masterpieces that you can finish, and engage with, in a day or less with A Day's Read. Professor Arnold Weinstein of Brown University and Professor Grant L. Voth of Monterey Peninsula College, two of our most popular literature professors, are joined by award-winning Professor Emily Allen of Purdue University. Together, all three offer you their unique scholarly perspectives on short books from across time and around the world. Cf. Publisher's website
Member of
Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
CaBVa
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Arnold Weinstein, Emily Allen, Grant L. Voth, lecturers
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses. Literature & language
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  • Short story
  • Fiction
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A day's read, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Contains 18 lectures, 30 minutes each
  • The accompanying guidebooks contain bibliographical references
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook ( x, 278 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • disc 5.
  • Vesaas, The ice palace ; Calvino, Invisible cities
  • disc 6.
  • Duras, The lover ; Coetzee, Disgrace
  • disc 7.
  • Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea ; Austen, Lady Susan
  • disc 8.
  • Balzac, The girl with the golden eyes ; Meredith, Modern love
  • disc 9. Huysmans, Against the grain ; Stevenson, The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • disc 10.
  • disc 1.
  • Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray ; James, The beast in the jungle
  • disc 11.
  • Joyce, "The dead" ; Proust, The Lemoine affair
  • disc 12.
  • Woolf, "Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street" ; McEwan, On Chesil Beach
  • disc 13.
  • Cather, Alexander's bridge ; Lu Xun, Short story selections
  • disc 14.
  • Chopan, The awakening ; Melville, Billy Budd
  • disc 15.
  • Kafka, "A country doctor" ; Prevost, Manon Lescaut
  • McCullers, Ballad of the sad cafe ; Chekhov, Short story selections
  • disc 16.
  • Hersey, Hiroshima ; Satrapi, Persepolis
  • disc 17.
  • Jataka, Story selections ; Munro, Short story selections
  • disc 18.
  • Basho, The narrow road of the interior ; Sijie, Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress
  • disc 2.
  • Flaubert, "A simple heart" ; Faulkner, "Pantaloon in black"
  • disc 3.
  • Borges, Short story selections ; Hemingway, The old man and the sea
  • disc 4.
  • O'Connor, Short story selections ; Lagerkvist, The sibyl
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 audio discs (540 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598038446
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Set includes: 18 compact discs, 1 book.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2161
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
A day's read, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Contains 18 lectures, 30 minutes each
  • The accompanying guidebooks contain bibliographical references
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook ( x, 278 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • disc 5.
  • Vesaas, The ice palace ; Calvino, Invisible cities
  • disc 6.
  • Duras, The lover ; Coetzee, Disgrace
  • disc 7.
  • Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea ; Austen, Lady Susan
  • disc 8.
  • Balzac, The girl with the golden eyes ; Meredith, Modern love
  • disc 9. Huysmans, Against the grain ; Stevenson, The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • disc 10.
  • disc 1.
  • Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray ; James, The beast in the jungle
  • disc 11.
  • Joyce, "The dead" ; Proust, The Lemoine affair
  • disc 12.
  • Woolf, "Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street" ; McEwan, On Chesil Beach
  • disc 13.
  • Cather, Alexander's bridge ; Lu Xun, Short story selections
  • disc 14.
  • Chopan, The awakening ; Melville, Billy Budd
  • disc 15.
  • Kafka, "A country doctor" ; Prevost, Manon Lescaut
  • McCullers, Ballad of the sad cafe ; Chekhov, Short story selections
  • disc 16.
  • Hersey, Hiroshima ; Satrapi, Persepolis
  • disc 17.
  • Jataka, Story selections ; Munro, Short story selections
  • disc 18.
  • Basho, The narrow road of the interior ; Sijie, Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress
  • disc 2.
  • Flaubert, "A simple heart" ; Faulkner, "Pantaloon in black"
  • disc 3.
  • Borges, Short story selections ; Hemingway, The old man and the sea
  • disc 4.
  • O'Connor, Short story selections ; Lagerkvist, The sibyl
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 audio discs (540 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598038446
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Set includes: 18 compact discs, 1 book.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2161
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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