The Resource Invitation to world literature, 9, Candide, producer, Annie Wong ; produced by WGBH with Seftel Productions

Invitation to world literature, 9, Candide, producer, Annie Wong ; produced by WGBH with Seftel Productions

Label
Invitation to world literature, 9, Candide
Title
Invitation to world literature
Title number
9
Title part
Candide
Statement of responsibility
producer, Annie Wong ; produced by WGBH with Seftel Productions
Title variation
Candide
Contributor
Producer
Production company
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A satirical novel following the travails of Candide, a hopeless optimist whose faith in his tutor's mantra that his is "the best of all possible worlds" is tested beyond all limits. Voltaire's challenge to the aristocracy of his day proves refreshingly amusing and biting today. Original illustrations, songs, and comic book figures plumb the depths of this satire. Featured speakers include director Harold Ramis, actress Kristin Chenoweth, and cartoonist Chris Ware. About the Series: See beneath the surface of 13 great works of world literature that have traveled the globe with this course resource for teachers, students, and lovers of literature. 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 - most importantly - read these ancient and modern works. The 13 texts are introduced on video by a wide-ranging cast including scholars, translators, artists, and writers. Excerpts of the texts are found on an extensive Web site along with background material and reading support; an interactive timeline and a feature on translation; and resources for teaching and further study. Produced by the WGBH Educational Foundation with Seftel Productions. 2010
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wong, Annie
  • Joshua Seftel Film and Video Production
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Runtime
27
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voltaire
  • Satire, French
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Invitation to world literature, 9, Candide, producer, Annie Wong ; produced by WGBH with Seftel Productions
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 streaming video (27 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1052763718
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3965135/marc
Video recording format
other
Label
Invitation to world literature, 9, Candide, producer, Annie Wong ; produced by WGBH with Seftel Productions
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 streaming video (27 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1052763718
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3965135/marc
Video recording format
other

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