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A Room With A View

A Room With A View

Florence, Italy, 1912. Lucy Honeychurch is eager for adventure, but finds herself in a safe haven of English tourists, spinsters and clergymen. More...

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American Masters: Philip Roth: Unmasked

American Masters: Philip Roth: Unmasked

Explore the life of Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning novelist Philip Roth, often referred to as the greatest living American writer. He...

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American Masters: The Day Carl Sandburg Died

American Masters: The Day Carl Sandburg Died

The Day Carl Sandburg Died tells the panoramic story of Sandburg\'s life, his work and the enduring legacy of his ideas. It includes his...

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An English-Speaking World

An English-Speaking World

English is a language spoken by two billion people, perhaps even more. This classic PBS program examines the prevalence of English in the world today...

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ANDRE ALEXIS

ANDRE ALEXIS

Author and playwright Andre Alexis takes us on a tour of those places that spark his memories and stir his imagination. We travel from his birthplace...

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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

A woman risks everything to follow her heart in this stunning adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's powerful tale of love, marriage, and betrayal in imperial...

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You\'ll Have The Sky brings one of the 20th century\'s best-loved writers out from the shadow of her often controversial...

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Babel: Fry's Planet Word

Babel: Fry's Planet Word

A Klingon version of Hamlet, attempts to teach chimps to speak, and mice that have been given the “language gene” are all part of Stephen...

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Common Errors (2) / "Acceptable Errors"

Common Errors (2) / "Acceptable Errors"

When should the red pen be wielded to the hilt, and when should writers and readers simply agree to disagree? Part one of this program deals with...

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Critical Guide to Shakespeare

Critical Guide to Shakespeare

This six-part series, filmed on location in Stratford-upon-Avon, comes from the Emmy Award-winning Cromwell Production team. Programs feature...

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Developing Good Study Skills

Developing Good Study Skills

This program includes two video's and a print component designed to instruct students on tried and true methods that will help them to study more...

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Fry's Planet Word Series

Fry's Planet Word Series

Wordsmith Stephen Fry is the perfect guide for this fascinating exploration of language, from cutting-edge linguistics research to the glories of...

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Gawain and the Green Knight

Gawain and the Green Knight

This beautifully dramatized version of the late-14th-century poem offers a bonanza to the English teacher: one of the best known of the Arthurian...

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Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales

Written in the 14th century, The Canterbury Tales has stood the test of time as a landmark in the development of English literature. This innovative...

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Gunpowder: Quirky Science

Gunpowder: Quirky Science

Few substances in history have had as profound an effect on mankind as gunpowder. And yet its discovery was probably an accident—a big bang,...

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Hamlet: A Critical Guide

Hamlet: A Critical Guide

Shakespeare's troubled character comes to life in this program in the capable hands of leading scholars, as they discuss the major themes of the...

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Hopeful Chinks of Light in Dark Times: George Monbiot - The Green Interview Series

Hopeful Chinks of Light in Dark Times: George Monbiot - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features George Monbiot, acclaimed British journalist and climate - change expert. As a regular, long-time...

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Identity: Fry's Planet Word

Identity: Fry's Planet Word

What makes one group of humans different from another? In this program, Stephen Fry argues that above all, it is the way they speak—be it a...

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In Search of Shakespeare

In Search of Shakespeare

Explore the life of the world's greatest writer through a mixture of travel sequences, scholarly interviews, and re-created adventure sequences. IN...

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Julius Caesar: A Critical Guide

Julius Caesar: A Critical Guide

This work—the only Shakespeare tragedy considered to have its roots in the classics—is a study in contradiction. Though it is about the character...

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Kenneth Branagh's Twelfth Night

Kenneth Branagh's Twelfth Night

Kenneth Branagh takes on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night with the Renaissance Theatre Company. The exemplary cast includes Richard Briers as Malvolio,...

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King Lear: A Critical Guide

King Lear: A Critical Guide

While King Lear has again and again been described as Shakespeare's greatest work—the tragedy in which he exhibits most fully his multitude of...

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Language Matters with Bob Holman

Language Matters with Bob Holman

There are more than 6,000 languages in the world. We lose one every two weeks; hundreds will be lost within the next generation. Follow poet Bob...

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Language: The Art of Communicating

Language: The Art of Communicating

Language is a social construct. It unites the individuals of a given community through a code that is understood by those who use it, ranging from...

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Last Will. & Testament

Last Will. & Testament

It\'s the greatest literary mystery of all time: Who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Derek Jacobi leads an impressive cast featuring...

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Macbeth: A Critical Guide

Macbeth: A Critical Guide

In this program, the major themes of Shakespeare's most popular tragedy are investigated by noted experts. Analyzing key scenes from an award-winning...

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Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

For Gregor Samsa, the ill-fated protagonist of Franz Kafka's novel Metamorphosis, home is where the horror is. Filmed in Kafka's native Prague and...

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NALO HOPKINSON

NALO HOPKINSON

Nalo Hopkinson's work combines Caribbean and Canadian culture, mixes her life story with folklore, blurs the boundaries between the real and the...

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

In Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, Felicity Jones (Meadowlands) plays romance addict Catherine Morland. Invited to a medieval country house...

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Othello: A Critical Guide

Othello: A Critical Guide

Compelling dramatizations of key scenes from Shakespeare's tragedy are analyzed by two noted Shakespearean experts—Stanley Wells and Russell...

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Poe's Tales of Terror

Poe's Tales of Terror

In this riveting program, the tragedy-laden life and literary genius of Edgar Allan Poe are explored by Poe biographers Jeffrey Meyers and Kenneth...

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Poetry Slams: Reasserting Poetry's Oral Tradition

Poetry Slams: Reasserting Poetry's Oral Tradition

Part performance, part competition, poetry slams are boosting poetry's popularity with children, teens, and even adults. In section one of this...

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Residential Schools: Truth & Reconciliation in Canada

Residential Schools: Truth & Reconciliation in Canada

Indian Residential Schools are a part of our shared history in Canada. Prior to European contact, First Nations people had their own education...

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Residential Schools: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada (Educator's Package)

Residential Schools: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada (Educator's Package)

Indian Residential Schools are a part of our shared history in Canada. Prior to European contact, First Nations people had their own education...

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Romeo and Juliet: A Critical Guide

Romeo and Juliet: A Critical Guide

Shakespeare's tragic story of love, family feud, and double suicide is a masterwork woven with conflict, crisis, and counterstroke. In this program,...

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Secrets of the Dead: Vampire Legend

Secrets of the Dead: Vampire Legend

Bram Stoker penned his gothic horror \"Dracula\" in 1887 and popularized the modern vampire myth--but evidence now points to those myths originating...

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Shakespeare Uncovered Series 1

Shakespeare Uncovered Series 1

Shakespeare Uncovered portrays the Bard as an impresario who, four centuries ago, defined show business in his day-drawing on historical sources,...

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Shakespeare Uncovered Series 2

Shakespeare Uncovered Series 2

Behind every Shakespeare play is a story. Shakespeare Uncovered portrays the Bard as an impresario who, four centuries ago, defined show business in...

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Shakespeare: The Legacy

Shakespeare: The Legacy

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare\'s death, this program unlocks some of the mysteries surrounding Shakespeare\'s life and the...

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Simply Speaking

Simply Speaking

Has public speaking become a dinosaur? In the age of blogs, texting, Twitter and Facebook, has the traditional art of communication via spoken words,...

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Spreading the Word: Fry's Planet Word

Spreading the Word: Fry's Planet Word

In this program, Stephen Fry delves into the history of the written word, starting with the earliest writing - cuneiform - and ending with blogging...

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The Drama of Creation: Writers on Writing

The Drama of Creation: Writers on Writing

How can a handful of words, scribbled on a napkin or a train schedule, grow into a timeless play? How does a storyteller create characters with lives...

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The Frozen Goose

The Frozen Goose

Based on the short story, The Frozen Goose from award-winning Canadian author, artist and photographer Margaret Lindsay Holton. A rural family cope...

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The History of Treaties in Canada

The History of Treaties in Canada

From the Royal Proclamation of 1763 to the implementation on of the modern-day Algonquin land claim, The History of Treaties in Canada explores the...

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

First written in 1820 as part of author Washington Irving\'s The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., The Legend of Sleepy Hollow has alternately...

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The Poet of Trauma Farm: Brian Brett - The Green Interview Series

The Poet of Trauma Farm: Brian Brett - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Brian Brett, a passionate and diverse award-winning Canadian novelist, critic, and poet. His latest...

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The Power and the Glory: Fry's Planet Word

The Power and the Glory: Fry's Planet Word

Storytelling has been with us as long as language itself. The desire to both entertain and explain has resulted in the flowering of language to...

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The Summoning of Everyman

The Summoning of Everyman

When Death comes to take Everyman to his final judgment, Everyman attempts to bribe Death—and when that fails, Everyman instead tries to...

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Uses and Abuses: Fry's Planet Word

Uses and Abuses: Fry's Planet Word

While not everyone approves of “bad” words, in this program Stephen Fry learns that profanity plays an important role in human...

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Vocab Lab: Exploring Vocabulary with Xylo and Coz

Vocab Lab: Exploring Vocabulary with Xylo and Coz

Alien space traveler Xylo is on a mission to explore Earth and learn all he can about vocabulary. Luckily, he gets a little help from Coz, a stray...

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