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The Resource Life lessons from the great books, (videorecording)

Life lessons from the great books, (videorecording)

Label
Life lessons from the great books
Title
Life lessons from the great books
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This course explores six themes that every one of us has experienced or will experience: the unconquerable human spirit; youth, old age, and all that is between; romance and love; adventure and courage; laughter and irony; and patriotism
Member of
Cataloging source
ROC
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Professor J. Rufus Fears, lecturer, University of Oklahoma
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1945-2012
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  • Fears, J. Rufus
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
The great courses
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  • Literature
  • Best books
Technique
live action
Label
Life lessons from the great books, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Literature & English language"--Container
  • In 3 containers with course guidebook separate.
Accompanying material
3 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • part 1. disc 1. Lecture 1. Seneca, On providence ; Lecture 2. The gospel of John ; Lecture 3. Boethius/Martin Luther King/Conscience ; Lecture 4. Dostoevsky, The brothers Karamazov ; Lecture 5. Elie Wiesel, Night -- Lecture 6. Schweitzer, Out of my life and thought ; disc 2. Lecture 7. Goethe, The sufferings of young Werther ; Lecture 8. Shakespeare, Hamlet ; Lecture 9. Sophocles, Ajax ; Lecture 10. Plato, Epistle VII ; Lecture 11. Cicero, On old age ; Lecture 12. Isaac Bashevis Singer, The penitent --
  • part 2. disc 3. Lecture 13. Euripides, Alcestis ; Lecture 14. Euripides, Medea ; Lecture 15. Von Strasburg, Tristan and Isolde ; Lecture 16. Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra ; Lecture 17. Shakespeare, Macbeth ; Lecture 18. Aldous Huxley, Brave new world ; disc 4. Lecture 19. Homer, Odyssey ; Lecture 20. Sophocles, Philoctetes ; Lecture 21. The song of Roland, chivalric adventure ; Lecture 22. Nibelungenlied, chivalric romance ; Lecture 23. Lewis and Clark, journals ; Lecture 24. T.E. Lawrence, Seven pillars of wisdom --
  • part 3. disc 5. Lectures 25. Aristophanes, comedies ; Lecture 26. Menander, The grouch ; Lecture 27. Machiavelli, La mandragola ; Lecture 28. Erasmus, In praise of folly ; Lecture 29. Thomas More, Utopia ; Lecture 30. George Orwell, Animal farm ; disc 6. Lecture 31. Josephus, History of the Jewish War ; Lecture 32. Joseph Addison, Cato ; Lecture 33. George Washington, farewell address ; Lecture 34. Abraham Lincoln, George Patton, war ; Lecture 35. Theodore Roosevelt, an autobiography ; Lecture 36. The wisdom of great books
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Library edition
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598035179
Isbn Type
(Set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Set 1 includes: 2 DVDs (discs 1-2), 1 book.
  • Set 2 includes: 2 DVDs (discs 3-4), 1 book.
  • Set 3 includes: 2 DVDs (discs 5-6), 1 book.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • PD2180-01
  • PD2180-02
  • PD2180-03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn311143626
  • (OCoLC)311143626
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Life lessons from the great books, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Literature & English language"--Container
  • In 3 containers with course guidebook separate.
Accompanying material
3 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • part 1. disc 1. Lecture 1. Seneca, On providence ; Lecture 2. The gospel of John ; Lecture 3. Boethius/Martin Luther King/Conscience ; Lecture 4. Dostoevsky, The brothers Karamazov ; Lecture 5. Elie Wiesel, Night -- Lecture 6. Schweitzer, Out of my life and thought ; disc 2. Lecture 7. Goethe, The sufferings of young Werther ; Lecture 8. Shakespeare, Hamlet ; Lecture 9. Sophocles, Ajax ; Lecture 10. Plato, Epistle VII ; Lecture 11. Cicero, On old age ; Lecture 12. Isaac Bashevis Singer, The penitent --
  • part 2. disc 3. Lecture 13. Euripides, Alcestis ; Lecture 14. Euripides, Medea ; Lecture 15. Von Strasburg, Tristan and Isolde ; Lecture 16. Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra ; Lecture 17. Shakespeare, Macbeth ; Lecture 18. Aldous Huxley, Brave new world ; disc 4. Lecture 19. Homer, Odyssey ; Lecture 20. Sophocles, Philoctetes ; Lecture 21. The song of Roland, chivalric adventure ; Lecture 22. Nibelungenlied, chivalric romance ; Lecture 23. Lewis and Clark, journals ; Lecture 24. T.E. Lawrence, Seven pillars of wisdom --
  • part 3. disc 5. Lectures 25. Aristophanes, comedies ; Lecture 26. Menander, The grouch ; Lecture 27. Machiavelli, La mandragola ; Lecture 28. Erasmus, In praise of folly ; Lecture 29. Thomas More, Utopia ; Lecture 30. George Orwell, Animal farm ; disc 6. Lecture 31. Josephus, History of the Jewish War ; Lecture 32. Joseph Addison, Cato ; Lecture 33. George Washington, farewell address ; Lecture 34. Abraham Lincoln, George Patton, war ; Lecture 35. Theodore Roosevelt, an autobiography ; Lecture 36. The wisdom of great books
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Library edition
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598035179
Isbn Type
(Set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Set 1 includes: 2 DVDs (discs 1-2), 1 book.
  • Set 2 includes: 2 DVDs (discs 3-4), 1 book.
  • Set 3 includes: 2 DVDs (discs 5-6), 1 book.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • PD2180-01
  • PD2180-02
  • PD2180-03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn311143626
  • (OCoLC)311143626
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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