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Simon Schama's John Donne [videorecording] / A BBC production ; written and presented by Simon Schama ; produced and directed by Clare Beavan
Alternate Title John Donne [videorecording]
Hamilton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PR2248 .S52 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Donne, John, 1572-1631 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD ; Stereo
Note LIBRARY'S COPY INCLUDES NON-COMMERCIAL PUBLIC PERFORMANCE RIGHTS
Originally produced in 2009
Credits Original music, Danial Pemberton and Peter Salem ; editor, Enda Mullen ; executive producer, Eamon Hardy
Performer/Participant Presented by Simon Schama
Summary "For Columbia University's Simon Schama, John Donne is the poet who transformed English verse through a raw emotional honesty coupled with a virtuosic skill with language. Drawing upon the observations of John Carey, literary critic and author of John Donne: Life, Mind, and Art, and insightful readings by actress Fiona Shaw, Schama undertakes a passionate appraisal of Donne's work. Simon Schama's John Donne vividly brings to life the brilliant and ambitious poet, his ardent writings, and his turbulent times. "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "The Canonization," "The Good-Morrow," and "Holy Sonnet XIV" are given particular attention." --Container
Language Closed-captioned
Alternate Author Schama, Simon
Beavan, Clare
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation

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