The Resource Great American authors since 1650, producer, Ron Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; writer, Mark Reeder, (videorecording)

Great American authors since 1650, producer, Ron Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; writer, Mark Reeder, (videorecording)

Label
Great American authors since 1650
Title
Great American authors since 1650
Statement of responsibility
producer, Ron Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; writer, Mark Reeder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the lives and literary output of more than 60 of America's most read authors in concise, stand-alone segments presented in chronological order
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Soundtrack in English. Spanish subtitles. Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Presenter, Jane Kaczmarek
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gordon, Scott L
  • Reeder, Mark
  • Kaczmarek, Jane
  • Centre Communications, Inc
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, American
  • American literature
  • Documentary television programs
  • Biographical television programs
Technique
live action
Label
Great American authors since 1650, producer, Ron Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; writer, Mark Reeder, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the television documentary series by Centre Communications Inc
  • Special features: teacher's guide with blackline master quiz; graphics; timeline; gallery of authors; recommended reading lists
Color
multicolored
Contents
v. 1. Program 1: 1650-1845. Anne Bradstreet. Cotton Mather. Phillis Wheatley. Washington Irving. James Fenimore Cooper. Ralph Waldo Emerson. Edgar Allen Poe -- Program 2: 1846-1855. Henry David Thoreau. Nathaniel Hawthorne. Herman Melville. Emily Dickinson. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Frederick Douglass. Walt Whitman. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- v. 2. Program 3: 1856-1906. Louisa May Alcott. Henry James. Mark Twain. Upton Sinclair. Stephen Crane. O. Henry. Willa Cather. Theodore Dreiser. Jack London. Sherwood Anderson -- Program 4: 1907-1925. William Carlos Williams. Carl Sandburg. Edith Wharton. e.e. cummings. Ezra Pound. T.S. Eliot. Henry Miller. Robert Frost. F. Scott Fitzgerald -- v. 3. Program 5: 1926-1939. Thomas Wolfe. William Faulkner. Sinclair Lewis. Pearl Buck. Eugene O'Neill. John Steinbeck -- Program 6: 1940-1949. Ernest Hemingway. James Thurber. Robert Heinlein. Ray Bradbury. Isaac Asimov. Tennessee Williams. Arthur Miller -- v. 4. Program 7: 1950-1957. Gwendolyn Brooks. J.D. Salinger. Sylvia Plath. Ralph Ellison. James Baldwin. Jack Kerouac. Dr. Seuss -- Program 8: 1958-Present. Lorraine Hansberry. Joseph Heller. Truman Capote. Kurt Vonnegut. John Updike. Amy Tan. Toni Morrison. Alice Walker. August Wilson. Cormac McCarthy
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
4 videodiscs (240 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements to access teacher's guide: PC; Windows; Adobe Acrobat Reader; DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Great American authors since 1650, producer, Ron Meyer ; director, Scott Gordon ; writer, Mark Reeder, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the television documentary series by Centre Communications Inc
  • Special features: teacher's guide with blackline master quiz; graphics; timeline; gallery of authors; recommended reading lists
Color
multicolored
Contents
v. 1. Program 1: 1650-1845. Anne Bradstreet. Cotton Mather. Phillis Wheatley. Washington Irving. James Fenimore Cooper. Ralph Waldo Emerson. Edgar Allen Poe -- Program 2: 1846-1855. Henry David Thoreau. Nathaniel Hawthorne. Herman Melville. Emily Dickinson. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Frederick Douglass. Walt Whitman. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- v. 2. Program 3: 1856-1906. Louisa May Alcott. Henry James. Mark Twain. Upton Sinclair. Stephen Crane. O. Henry. Willa Cather. Theodore Dreiser. Jack London. Sherwood Anderson -- Program 4: 1907-1925. William Carlos Williams. Carl Sandburg. Edith Wharton. e.e. cummings. Ezra Pound. T.S. Eliot. Henry Miller. Robert Frost. F. Scott Fitzgerald -- v. 3. Program 5: 1926-1939. Thomas Wolfe. William Faulkner. Sinclair Lewis. Pearl Buck. Eugene O'Neill. John Steinbeck -- Program 6: 1940-1949. Ernest Hemingway. James Thurber. Robert Heinlein. Ray Bradbury. Isaac Asimov. Tennessee Williams. Arthur Miller -- v. 4. Program 7: 1950-1957. Gwendolyn Brooks. J.D. Salinger. Sylvia Plath. Ralph Ellison. James Baldwin. Jack Kerouac. Dr. Seuss -- Program 8: 1958-Present. Lorraine Hansberry. Joseph Heller. Truman Capote. Kurt Vonnegut. John Updike. Amy Tan. Toni Morrison. Alice Walker. August Wilson. Cormac McCarthy
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
4 videodiscs (240 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements to access teacher's guide: PC; Windows; Adobe Acrobat Reader; DVD-ROM drive
Video recording format
DVD

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