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Mervyn, Richard

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Most widely held works about Richard Mervyn
 
Most widely held works by Richard Mervyn
Six centuries of verse by John Gielgud( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of English-language poetry from Beowulf to modern times. Historical background complements the seductive rhythms of the poems themselves, as performed by the greatest actors of our times. Features works by great English and American poets, including Chaucer, Shakespeare, William Butler Yeats, Dylan Thomas, Emily Dickinson, John Milton, and many more
Chaucer, 1340-1400( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer is the first great English poet whose name we know, and also the first great English storyteller. The prologue to "The Canterbury tales" is presented here in Middle English (with modern subtitles on screen); "The pardoner's tale" is acted out in Nevill Coghill's modern rendering
Sky view( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soar over Europe and experience history and the countryside from an eagle's perspective. Provides a unique view of Europe and its history. Covers a range of explorations: from majestic castles, historic landmarks and city views to mystical sites and ruins. From dizzying cliffs and soaring mountains to green fields, gentle lakes and the ever-changing Atlantic coast
The Victorians : 1837-1901( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings and discussion about the poetry of Victorian age. Contains poems by A. Tennyson, E. Bronte, C. Rossetti, R. Browning, M. Arnold and A.C. Swinburne
Medieval to Elizabethan poetry( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the reading, in appropriate settings, of poetry on subjects relating to the ordinary people of Medieval times
Metaphysical & devotional : 1590-1670( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power, vigor, audacity, and spiritual progression of John Donne are seen in examples of both his love poems and his intensely moving religious poems. George Herbert is represented here, as is the witty puritan, Andrew Marvell
American pioneers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the independence of American poetry from England. Contains poems by Poe, Whitman, Howe, Melville, Dickinson, and Robinson
The earlier twentieth century( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the acclaimed series on poetry appreciation. Covers 1914-39 ; treats W.B. Yeats, W. Owen, E. Thomas, R. Frost, T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden. Readings, dramatizations, historical and biographical info, carefully selected visuals to enhance audience appreciation. This episode: "It is easier to recognize new ideas and images, new languages, new ends to which poetry aspires". Readings : The Second Coming/Leda and the Swan/Politics/Old Man/Stopping by Woods ... /The Waste Land/Musee des Beaux Arts/others
The later twentieth century( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading and criticism of twentieth century English poetry
William Wordsworth, poet, 1770-1850 by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wordsworth's life is briefly examined, with readings of "The Solitary Reaper," "The Daffodils, " and other poems
Introduction to English poetry( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the sweep, range, and variety of English verse by presenting extracts from Chaucer, Shakespeare, Herbert, Milton, Swift, Blake, Wordsworth, Shelley, Emily Brontèˆ, Emily Dickinson, Hardy, Yeats, and Ted Hughes
Restoration and Augustan poetry( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This period, with its emphasis on stylishness, its reliance on Classical models, and its awareness of a multitude of social, political, and personal excesses, is England's great age of satire. The program features the Earl of Rochester's intellectual satire, the literary and political satire of Dryden, the nimble, dry, and acerbic wit of Swift, and the dark and ferocious verse of Pope
Aerial America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go on a soaring tour over scenic coastlines, majestic mountains and our nation's most significant milestones. We visit Connecticut's native mysticism and Yankee charm, Maine's rocky coastline and unspoiled beauty, and Massachusetts' battlefields, seaports, and colorful characters. Vermont and New Hampshire show off the region's independent streak, its winter wonderlands and its fiery autumn foliage, while Rhode Island reveals itself as a tiny gleaming treasure with a big history to share
Britain's treasures : an aerial journey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See Britain's most beautiful castles, homes, landscapes and more! In this program, the National Trust gives you a unique tour of some of its more than 560 protected landscapes, ancient sites, castles, gardens and parks, houses and coastline! Soar above the rugged mountains in England's Lake District and view Stonehenge from the air. See amazing sweeping footage of natural wonders, including the Jurassic Coast, Giant's Causeway and the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs
Romantic pioneers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of poems of the Romantic Period
Toward the present( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on poems by Thomas, Lowell, Larkin and Hughes
Romantics & realists : 1870-1920( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits poets of the late 19th and early 20th century and their work
Old English poetry( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This programme presents poetry which was composed between the mid-7th century and the Norman Conquest
Britain from the air( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a fascinating entirely aerial panorama across Britain to see 6,000 years of history, heritage and architecture. This stunning birds-eye-view perspective chronologically traces the nation's development from prehistoric times, through the arrival of the Romans, the Norman Conquest and the medieval age, right up to the present day. The celebrated ancient sites and awe-inspiring castles, churches and towns of Britain are viewed in fabulous detail from the air, immersing the viewer in the rich tapestry of history of this proud island nation
 
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