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Classics of British literature [compact disc] / John Sutherland
AUDIOBOOK | Teaching Co. | [2008]
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24 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (19 cm.).
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Taught by Professor John Sutherland, University College London; California Institute of Technology.
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In 4 containers (19 cm.).
Topic, Literature & language. Subtopic, English literature.
Guidebook covers material from all volumes.
"Course no. 2400."
48 lectures (30 minutes each). Vol. 1 contains lectures 1-12, vol. 2 13-24, vol. 3 25-36, vol. 4 37-48.
Compact discs.
Contents
vol. 1. Anglo-Saxon roots -- Pessimism and comradeship -- 2. Chaucer -- Social diversity -- 3. Chaucer -- a man of unusual cultivation -- 4. Spense -- 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.
vol. 2. 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.
vol. 3. 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.
vol. 4. 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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Accompanying course guidebook includes bibliographical references.
Summary
Professor John Sutherland, UCL Emeritus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London and Visiting Professor of Literature at the California Institute of Technology, presents a survey of the greatest works of British literature.
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1598034138
9781598034134
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