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The Resource Six centuries of verse, Thames Television ; compiled and written by Anthony Thwaite ; series producer, Diana Potter ; produced and directed by Richard Mervyn

Six centuries of verse, Thames Television ; compiled and written by Anthony Thwaite ; series producer, Diana Potter ; produced and directed by Richard Mervyn

Label
Six centuries of verse
Title
Six centuries of verse
Statement of responsibility
Thames Television ; compiled and written by Anthony Thwaite ; series producer, Diana Potter ; produced and directed by Richard Mervyn
Title variation
6 centuries of verse
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the evolution of English-language poetry from Beowulf to modern times. Includes historical background and oral interpretation of the featured poems, including works by Chaucer, Shakespeare, William Butler Yeats, Dylan Thomas, Emily Dickinson, John Milton, and many more
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
821.009
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PR503
LC item number
.S59 2010
PerformerNote
Presented by John Gielgud ; Peggy Ashcroft, Cyril Cusack, Julian Glover, Lee Remick, Ian Richardson, Ralph Richardson, Stacy Keach, Anthony Hopkins
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-2000
  • 1907-1991
  • 1934-2007
  • 1902-1983
  • 1937-
  • 1934-1991
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gielgud, John
  • Ashcroft, Peggy
  • Glover, Julian
  • Richardson, Ian
  • Richardson, Ralph
  • Remick, Lee
  • Keach, Stacy
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Thwaite, Anthony
  • Mervyn, Richard
  • Potter, Diana
  • Thames Television, ltd
  • Athena (Firm)
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
Runtime
410
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English poetry
  • English poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • Oral interpretation of poetry
  • Poets, English
  • Poets, American
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Six centuries of verse, Thames Television ; compiled and written by Anthony Thwaite ; series producer, Diana Potter ; produced and directed by Richard Mervyn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Poetry's greatest hits brought to life."
  • Previously released on video in 1984
  • Special features: lives of the poets; about the actors. Print viewer's guide, which includes what to listen for, questions to consider, avenues for further learning, glossary, English verse by era, and more
Accompanying material
1 viewer's guide (17 pages ; 15 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Disc 1. Chaucer to Ted Hughes, 1384-1984 ; Old English ; Chaucer, 1340-1400 ; Medieval to Elizabethan, 1400-1600 ; Shakespeare, 1564-1616 ; Metaphysical & devotional, 1590-1670 -- Disc 2. Milton, 1608-1674 ; Restoration & Augustan, 1660-1745 ; Romantic pioneers, 1750-1805 ; Wordsworth, 1770-1850 ; Younger romantics, 1800-1824 -- Disc 3. Victorians, 1837-1901 ; American pioneers, 1855-1910 ; Romantics & realists, 1870-1920 ; Early twentieth century, 1914-1939 ; Towards the present, 1934-1984
Control code
601978886
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 410 min.)
Isbn
9781598283730
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961837397
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-8373
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Six centuries of verse, Thames Television ; compiled and written by Anthony Thwaite ; series producer, Diana Potter ; produced and directed by Richard Mervyn
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Poetry's greatest hits brought to life."
  • Previously released on video in 1984
  • Special features: lives of the poets; about the actors. Print viewer's guide, which includes what to listen for, questions to consider, avenues for further learning, glossary, English verse by era, and more
Accompanying material
1 viewer's guide (17 pages ; 15 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Disc 1. Chaucer to Ted Hughes, 1384-1984 ; Old English ; Chaucer, 1340-1400 ; Medieval to Elizabethan, 1400-1600 ; Shakespeare, 1564-1616 ; Metaphysical & devotional, 1590-1670 -- Disc 2. Milton, 1608-1674 ; Restoration & Augustan, 1660-1745 ; Romantic pioneers, 1750-1805 ; Wordsworth, 1770-1850 ; Younger romantics, 1800-1824 -- Disc 3. Victorians, 1837-1901 ; American pioneers, 1855-1910 ; Romantics & realists, 1870-1920 ; Early twentieth century, 1914-1939 ; Towards the present, 1934-1984
Control code
601978886
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 410 min.)
Isbn
9781598283730
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961837397
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-8373
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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