The Resource Understanding Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, (evideo)

Understanding Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, (evideo)

Label
Understanding Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Title
Understanding Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Statement of responsibility
Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Like Malory's Le Morte Darthur, the anonymously authored Sir Gawain and the Green Knight represents a watershed in the development of the Arthurian tradition. Drawing on insights from Nicholas Perkins, a specialist on medieval English literature and manuscripts at the University of Cambridge; Arthurian expert Kevin J. Harty, of La Salle University; and Helen Cooper, authority on medieval literature at the University of Oxford, this program explicates this complex alliterative poem, examines its treatment of familiar Arthurian themes, and illustrates why it is considered one of the finest romances of the Middle Ages. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences Production
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
24
Series statement
  • Language Arts & Literature Core Curriculum Video Library
  • The Cambridge Educational Core Curriculum Video Libraries
  • Tracing the Arthurian Tradition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British literature
  • English literature
  • Welsh poetry
Technique
live action
Label
Understanding Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=30344
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2:29) -- The Unknown Author of "Sir Gawain." (2:53) -- "Sir Gawain." Compared to Chaucer (1:51) -- Sir Gawain's Special Role (1:27) -- "Sir Gawain's" Audience (2:12) -- "Mirroring" in "Sir Gawain." (3:07) -- "Symmetry" in "Sir Gawain." (4:24) -- Sir Gawain's Faith (3:37) -- Examples (0:18)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (24 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital.
Publisher number
  • 30342s
  • 30344
  • 35844s
  • 35878s
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100030344
  • 100030344
  • (OCoLC)707972491
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Understanding Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=30344
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2:29) -- The Unknown Author of "Sir Gawain." (2:53) -- "Sir Gawain." Compared to Chaucer (1:51) -- Sir Gawain's Special Role (1:27) -- "Sir Gawain's" Audience (2:12) -- "Mirroring" in "Sir Gawain." (3:07) -- "Symmetry" in "Sir Gawain." (4:24) -- Sir Gawain's Faith (3:37) -- Examples (0:18)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (24 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital.
Publisher number
  • 30342s
  • 30344
  • 35844s
  • 35878s
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100030344
  • 100030344
  • (OCoLC)707972491
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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