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Summary: An examination of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her children", and the political philosophies the play represents. Preparing for The Public Theater's 2006 production of Brecht's anti-war play, Meryl Streep allows a camera crew to document her rehearsal process and interest in the work. Moreover, the life and times of Brecht himself are followed, most notably the playwrites' escape from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alive Mind 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF THE

1 hold on 2 copies

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: DVD 709 WOR

Flint, Eric

Summary: Armed with new weapons inspired by the time-displaced Americans of Grantville, the Turks--led by the young, dynamic, and ruthless Murad IV--are determined to do what they were unable to do in the universe the Americans came from: capture Vienna. And this time they won't have to face massive reinforcements from Austria's allies, because the only army Emperor Gustav Adolf can send to Austria is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Flint, Eric.

Summary: 1636. The United States of Europe, the new nation formed by an alliance between the Swedish King Gustavus Adolphus and the West Virginians hurled back in time, is on the verge of civil war. His brain injured, Gustavus is no longer in command. Swedish chancellor Oxenstierna, a leader of aristocratic reaction against democracy, is gathering the forces of the hidebound ruling class to drown the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Pötzsch, Oliver.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POT

Summary: The inhabitants of a modern-day West Virginia town hurtled back in time to Germany during the Thirty Years War battle the tyrants of seventeenth-century Europe in a collection of alternate history tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Pub. 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: SF FLI

Flint, Eric.

Summary: A mysterious accident in time causes twenty-first-century American democracy to collide head-on with the Thirty Years War in seventeenth-century Germany as Mike Stearn and a group of armed miners take on a gang of strangely attired invaders who are threatening peaceful Grantville, West Virginia. Original. Freedom and Justice-American Style 1632. And in northern Germany things couldn't get much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Flint, Eric.

Summary: As the Thirty Years War continues to ravage seventeenth-century Europe, the West Virginians from twentieth-century America enter into an alliance with Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, to promote a revolution among the peasants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Pub. 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI