The Resource Great American authors since 1650, Disc 2, [produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; producer, Ronald C. Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; written by Mark Reeder

Great American authors since 1650, Disc 2, [produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; producer, Ronald C. Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; written by Mark Reeder

Label
Great American authors since 1650, Disc 2
Title
Great American authors since 1650
Title number
Disc 2
Statement of responsibility
[produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; producer, Ronald C. Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; written by Mark Reeder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presents the lives and literary output of more than 60 of America's most read authors in concise, stand-alone segments presented in chronological order
  • Program 3. After the Civil War the modern American novel took shape ... It was led by Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain and Henry James. It was also the time that the American literary voice came from everyone and from everywhere
  • Program 4. During this time frame America lost its innocence. Its writers now began to struggle with the problems that accompanied modernization and industrialization. It was also the beginning of the lost generation of American authors
Member of
Cataloging source
LAS
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Great American authors (Television program)
Credits note
Consultants, Kayann Short, Alphonse Keasley Jr. ; original music, David Arkenstone ; videography, Ron Arrowsmith ... [et al.] ; editors, Kenny James ... [et al.] ; graphics, Heather Strobino
Language note
Soundtrack in English. Spanish subtitles. Closed captioned
LC call number
PS92
LC item number
.G73 2007
PerformerNote
Host, Jane Kaczmarek ; narrators, Alphonse Keasley, Jane Simms Roche
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meyer, Ronald C
  • Gordon, Scott L
  • Reeder, Mark
  • Kaczmarek, Jane
  • Centre Communications
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, American
  • American literature
Technique
live action
Label
Great American authors since 1650, Disc 2, [produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; producer, Ronald C. Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; written by Mark Reeder
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Videodisc release of the television documentary series broadcast on Public Television
  • Special features: Great American authors slideshow; Teacher's guide with blackline master quiz, graphics, timeline
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Program 3. Great American authors 1856-1906. 1868 Louisa May Alcott writes Little women -- 1878 Henry James writes Daisy Miller -- 1885 Mark Twain publishes The adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- 1906 Upton Sinclair's novel The jungle is published -- 1906 the whole country speaks ; Stephen Crane ; O. Henry ; Theodore Dreiser ; Willa Cather ; Jack London ; Sherwood Anderson
  • Program 4. Great American authors 1907-1925. 1913 poet William Carlos Williams publishes his first book of poems, The tempers -- 1914 Carl Sandburg publishes his poem Chicago -- 1920 Edith Wharton wins a Pulitzer Prize for The age of innocence -- 1922 The innovators ; e.e. cummings ; Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot ; Henry Miller -- 1923 Robert Frost publishes Stopping by woods on a snowy evening -- 1925 F. Scott Fizgerald writes The great Gatsby
Control code
1242343
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815004018
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1242343
  • (Sirsi) 1242343
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements to access teacher's guide: PC; Windows; Adobe Acrobat Reader; DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Great American authors since 1650, Disc 2, [produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; producer, Ronald C. Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; written by Mark Reeder
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Videodisc release of the television documentary series broadcast on Public Television
  • Special features: Great American authors slideshow; Teacher's guide with blackline master quiz, graphics, timeline
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Program 3. Great American authors 1856-1906. 1868 Louisa May Alcott writes Little women -- 1878 Henry James writes Daisy Miller -- 1885 Mark Twain publishes The adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- 1906 Upton Sinclair's novel The jungle is published -- 1906 the whole country speaks ; Stephen Crane ; O. Henry ; Theodore Dreiser ; Willa Cather ; Jack London ; Sherwood Anderson
  • Program 4. Great American authors 1907-1925. 1913 poet William Carlos Williams publishes his first book of poems, The tempers -- 1914 Carl Sandburg publishes his poem Chicago -- 1920 Edith Wharton wins a Pulitzer Prize for The age of innocence -- 1922 The innovators ; e.e. cummings ; Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot ; Henry Miller -- 1923 Robert Frost publishes Stopping by woods on a snowy evening -- 1925 F. Scott Fizgerald writes The great Gatsby
Control code
1242343
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815004018
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1242343
  • (Sirsi) 1242343
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements to access teacher's guide: PC; Windows; Adobe Acrobat Reader; DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
DVD

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