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1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Catherine of Aragon, the Princess of Spain, marries the English Prince Arthur. After his death, she sets her eyes on the future King Henry VIII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Spanish 2021

Summary: When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1999

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SHA

Asquith, Clare.

Summary: "In sixteenth-century England many loyal subjects to the crown were asked to make a terrible choice: serve their monarch or their God. The schism between the Crown and the Catholic Church had widened from a theological dispute in the reign of Henry VIII to bitter political conflict under Elizabeth I. It was also the era of the greatest creative genius the world has ever known: William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 ASQ

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Morley, Jacqueline.

Summary: Tells the inside story of the Globe Theatre and the first people to perform Shakespeare's great plays.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peter Bedrick Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792.0942 MOR

Summary: A morbid taste for bones: When a young monk claims to see visions of St. Winifred, Cadfael and a party from Shrewsbury Abbey trek to Wales to excavate her holy relics and are met with much hostility.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2010

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

Summary: Twelfth century Shrewsbury comes dramatically to life in Ellis Peters' story of Brother Cadfael--a good man in an evil world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2010

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

Morley, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Put your dress on. Women aren't allowed to act, so you'll have to play some female roles. When the plague strikes, get out of London! Try your luck as a traveling player and take the show on the road. Keep an eye out for cutpurses. These thieves thrive in busy places like the Globe. Study hard! If you mangle Shakespeare's lines, you'll be in trouble" --Cover, p. 4.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792 MOR

Summary: Twelfth century Shrewsbury comes dramatically to life in Ellis Peters' story of Brother Cadfael--a good man in an evil world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2004

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

Summary: Compelling dramatizations of key scenes from Shakespeare's tragedy are analyzed by two noted Shakespearean experts-Stanley Wells and Russell Jackson of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon. Themes and topics include the motives of Lago, and whether his evil is as complete as most commentators suggest; Victorian objections to the interracial relationship between Othello and Desdemona;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: 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 of Brutus, it has Caesar as its dominant figure. This and other complexities and themes of the drama are investigated through the performance of key scenes by noted Shakespearean experts from the Shakespeare Centre and the Shakespeare Institute,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Kenneth Branagh takes on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night with the Renaissance Theatre Company. The exemplary cast includes Richard Briers as Malvolio, Frances Barber as Viola, Caroline Langrishe as Olivia, Christopher Ravenscroft as Orsino, and James Saxon as Sir Toby Belch. The original music for this production is by Paul McCartney and Pat Doyle.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Is there a Shakespeare lover who does not know this superb film? Two entire generations were introduced to Shakespeare by this expansive production, which is as fresh and dramatic and deeply touching today as when first it ushered in the contemporary style of Shakespearean production and taught us to see the vast and rich panoply beyond the lines of Shakespeare's Henry V.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Shakespeare's tragic story of love, family feud, and double suicide is a masterwork woven with conflict, crisis, and counterstroke. In this program, prime scenes are dramatized and Stratford-upon-Avon Shakespearean experts Russell Jackson and Robert Smallwood dissect them and their major topics and themes. Discussed are the play's popular appeal; the importance of the balcony scene as core to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: In 1609, William Shakespeare published a collection of 154 sonnets, creating what is arguably the greatest lyric sequence in English literature-and at the center of this masterpiece lies a mystery that has endured for centuries. What are the identities of "the young man" and "the dark lady" to whom all but two of the sonnets allude? This moving performance brings to life the gritty reality of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Bergreen, Laurence

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "An exploration narrative of the highest order: the bestselling author of Over the Edge of the World brings alive the extraordinary life and adventures of Sir Francis Drake, whose mastery of the seas during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I changed the course of history-as a pirate raiding Spanish galleons, as the first explorer to successfully circumnavigate the globe, and as a naval hero who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.05 BER

Summary: This condensed adaptation of Macbeth, performed by experienced Shakespearean actors of the innovative Big Adventures Theatre Company, uses the Bard's own immortal words to tell the story of Duncan King, head of King Enterprises, and his scheming employee, Macbeth, recently awarded the coveted Cawdor contract. After Macbeth's fateful meeting with three saucy witches-not on the heath, but at the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Winner of five Academy Awards, the International Grand Prix of Venice, the New York Film Critic's Award, and the Parents Magazine Award for Extraordinary Merit, Olivier's Hamlet is no doubt the premier teaching tool for Shakespeare classes-Olivier's breadth of view of both the protagonist and the entire play will be enjoyed again and again by the teacher, while making the text comprehensible...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: A brilliant video release and a particularly effective version for study of the play, with Laurence Harvey as Romeo and Susan Shentall as Juliet, with an unforgettable Flora Robson as the Nurse.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program tells the story of Shakespeare and his works. Featuring delightful dramatized extracts from some of Shakespeare's best-known plays, the program also includes memorable depictions of life in Elizabethan times. The program also features expert commentary and critical analysis by Stanley Wells, Director of the Shakespeare Institute, and Robert Smallwood, Deputy Director of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Called "the greatest Hamlet of his generation" by Guardian reviewer Robert McCrum, Scottish actor David Tennant headlines this edgy film version of the acclaimed 2008 Royal Shakespeare Company stage production. Tennant is supported by a host of gifted players-including the impeccable Patrick Stewart as Claudius and Oliver Ford Davies in an astonishing performance as a doddering yet strangely...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: 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 play, its plot, and the actions of its main characters. Analyzing key scenes, scholars Russell Jackson and Stanley Wells of Stratford-upon-Avon offer insights into the underlying meaning of Hamlet's eloquent soliloquies, as well as the play's eight...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: In this program, the major themes of Shakespeare's most popular tragedy are investigated by noted experts. Analyzing key scenes from an award-winning film production, Professor Robert Smallwood of the Shakespeare Centre and Professor Stanley Wells of the Shakespeare Institute examine how the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth changes during the course of the play; how Banquo's...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Without doubt the Lear of the century, this performance surpasses the skill of the critics to praise it; its all-star cast and crew have won every award that exists for performance and production. More important, the production makes a taut, compressed, and difficult play into a work that reaches out to modern audiences in its grip on the elemental human emotions-emotions common to ancient...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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