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Summary: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy about Bathsheba Everdene who is an independent woman who attracts three different suitors: a sheep farmer; a dashing soldier; and a prosperous, older bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's passions explores the nature of relationships, love and resilience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Far 2015

Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SIL

Summary: Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SEN

Summary: A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels about British Parliamentary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PAL

Morhain, Jorge Claudio

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, Dorian Gray hides a monstrous secret in his attic--a portrait that ages and shows the results of his hedonistic and selfish lifestyle while he remains ever-youthful and handsome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MOR

Summary: Uncertain of her future but unwilling to sacrifice her freedom, Bathsheba rejects the proposal of Gabriel Oak only to become his employer. Still in love, Gabriel can only watch as Bathsheba flirts with her neighbor, Mr. Boldwood unleashing a passionate obsession within the reserved Boldwood. Both men forsake their hearts, however, upon the arrival of the dashing soldier Frank Troy. Despite...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fa

Summary: 1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to repair their relationship. Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked. Facing battles both at home and abroad, will Ross answer the call and risk losing everything he holds dear?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV POL

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD POL NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Poldark 2017

Summary: 1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2009

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY PUB

Bailey, Martine

Summary: "'That's how it is for us servants. No one pays you much heed; mostly you're invisible as furniture. Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there. Then you find something, something you should not have found.' Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under-cook at the foreboding Mawton Hall, only wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. But when her elderly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Summary: The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PRI

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2006

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Summary: An enchanting screen adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's original novel. As the Civil War rages on, the four sisters of the March family struggle to grow up without the guiding hand of their loving father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIT

Watkins, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 1990

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Summary: The ramblings, adventures and travels of the members of the Pickwick Club as they wander about the countryside, getting into trouble wherever possible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Pickwick 2006

Summary: Men playing the stage roles of women is as old as the history of theater; in the tradition of Kabuki, the portrayal of female characters has become a tradition of its own. This program looks at the history of Kabuki and the role of women, and looks particularly at the dynastic development of the onnagata-the female impersonator-and the intricate techniques and details by which a thoroughly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JAN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD J

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley.

Summary: Describes what it was like to live as a settler in Colonial America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.2 TRO

MacColl, Gail

Summary: Read about a unique set of American women cutting a swath through stodgy 19th century British aristocracy. The book covers not just who they were but the lows and the triumphs of their inter-continental marriages. Also included are many fascinating details on how they dressed and what they had to go through.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7104 MAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.7104 MAC

Summary: BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FOR

Laurens, Stephanie

Summary: Marrying the seemingly delicate Lady Edwina Delbraith, Declan Frobisher discovers that his new bride is unconventional and strong-willed after she accompanies him on a secret mission that leads them to unexpected enemies-- and love. Facing unforeseen perils and unexpected enemies while battling to expose a dastardly scheme involving kidnapped British citizens in West Africa, Declan and Edwina...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAU

Tozer, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: L. Ashley 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391 TOZ

Ross, Josephine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.7 ROS

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: A charismatic and ambitious businessman in Victorian England faces the tragic ruin of everything he has worked to achieve before a royal summons gives him a chance to prove his talents.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRA

Summary: Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MAN

Summary: Gabriel and Gretta Conroy are enjoying a holiday party when Gretta begins to have poignant memories of a former lover who is deceased. Gabriel begins to see his life in an entirely new light with the shattering revelation of Gretta's secret past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DEA