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Invitation to world literature [electronic resource] / Annenberg Learner
Alternate Title World literature
[Washington, D.C.] : Annenberg Media, 2010-
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Subject(s) Literature -- History and criticism
Note - System Details Mode of access: via Internet World Wide Web
Note Title from Home page. Last viewed March 21, 2012
Summary Great epics, plays, poetry and other literary texts have made their way around the world through time and translation, and are still captivating audiences today. This multimedia resource invites viewers to appreciate and read these ancient and modern works. Excerpts of the 13 texts are introduced on video by a wide-ranging cast including scholars, translators, artists, and writers; along with background material and reading support; an interactive timeline; a feature on translation; and resources for teaching and further study. -- Highly recommended in CHOICE, April 2012
Contents Introduction to world literature -- Meet David Damrosch -- Epic of Gilgamesh -- My name is Red -- Odyssey -- Bacchae -- Bhagavad Gita -- Tale of Genji -- Journey to the West -- Popol Vuh -- Candide -- Things fall apart -- One hundred years of solitude -- God of small things -- Thousand and one nights

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