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British Literature: Geoffrey Chaucer
       $49.95
          (Win/Mac) (Jewel Case) (BLCHAUCDJ)

Reference/Literature

Ages: 10 to adult

Make a Pilgrimage to Chaucer's Medieval England

Find out from the Wyf of Bathe what women most desire. Why is Chaucer known as the father of English poetry? What national events formed the background of Chaucer's life? Explore the world of Geoffrey Chaucer, whose insights to human nature found timeless expression in Canterbury Tales. You'll unveil a realm of pageantry, plague, feudal battles, and gallant knights, and you'll learn how Chaucer chronicled this world through an ingenious collection of stories that revealed the many contrasts defining medieval society.

View over 280 images, many full screen
   
     Hear 65+ minutes of self-playing presentations
           
      Print out images in full color or save to your clipboard
           
      Includes a dictionary and concise encyclopedia on the disc
                 Barron's Book Notes included


British Literature:  Paradise Lost to Ivanhoe
$49.95
 (Win/Mac) (Jewel Case) (PARADDJ)

Reference/Literature

Explores poetry and prose of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Study the works of the metaphysical poets and the Augustan poems of Alexander Pope. Examine literary developments during the Age of Enlightenment, an era that witnessed the development of modern science and the emergence of popular journalism. Identify forerunners of the first novel published in England. Correlate the early novelists' styles and themes to their contemporary social and political settings.   

            
  
British Literature: Lyrical Ballads to Silas Marner
$49.95
 (Win95/98/3.1/Mac) (Paper Sleeve) (BLSILASDJ)

 

Reference / Literature

A View of British Literature from Lyrical Ballads to Silas Marner

Zane Home Library. British Literary History. Lyrical Ballads -- Silas Marner. Explores British literary history from the advent of Romanticism to the first half of the Victorian era, when empire building and colonial expansion dominated Britain's foreign affairs. Identify the ideals expressed in important poems from Romanticism, an impassioned movement that ended with the 1830 Revolution in France. Trace the development in depth and scope of the novel and literary criticism.


British Literature: Charles Dickens
$49.95
 (Win/Mac) (Jewel Case) (BLDICKENDJ)

Reference - Literature

The Time, Life, & Works of Charles Dickens surveys the life and literary career of the Victorian novelist Charles Dickens, author of many beloved classics, including Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities. Learn how the characters in Dickens's novels affirm the author's enduring beliefs in the goodness of human nature and benevolence as a social ideal.


British Literature: Thomas Hardy [1840-1928]
$49.95
 (Win95/98/3.1/Mac) (Paper Sleeve) (BLHARDYDJ)

Reference / Literature

Discover the Life and Career of Novelist and Poet Thomas Hardy

Zane Home Library. British Literature: The Time, Life, & Works of Thomas Hardy. Traces the career of the novelist and poet Thomas Hardy, whose works traverse the desolate moors and ancient woodlands of 'Wessex' in southwestern England. Explore the powerful themes found in Hardy's novels and poetry - themes that examine the complexities of human relationships and the intrinsic conflicts between spirit and flesh, thought and instinct.


British Literature: War of the Worlds-Brave New World
$49.95
 (Win95/98/3.1/Mac) (Paper Sleeve) (BLWARWDJ)

Reference / Literature

Explore British Literary History!

Zane Home Library. British Literary History. The War of the Worlds -- Brave New World. Explores British literary history from the late-Victorian period to the first four decades of the twentieth century, a period that nurtured the aesthetic of 'art for art's sake' and the development of a new and modern consciousness. Examine how British writers broke new artistic ground in their study of human relationships and the use of stream of consciousness to express profound feelings.


British Literature: War of the Worlds-Brave New World
$49.95
 (Win95/98/3.1/Mac) (Paper Sleeve) (BLWARWDJ)

Reference / Literature

Explore British Literary History!

Zane Home Library. British Literary History. The War of the Worlds -- Brave New World. Explores British literary history from the late-Victorian period to the first four decades of the twentieth century, a period that nurtured the aesthetic of 'art for art's sake' and the development of a new and modern consciousness. Examine how British writers broke new artistic ground in their study of human relationships and the use of stream of consciousness to express profound feelings.


Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
$49.95
 (Win95/98/3.1/Mac) (Paper Sleeve) (BLJEKYLLDJ)

Reference/Literature

Ages: 10 to adult

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Robert Louis Stevensonís novella remains the indelible literary portrait of man's struggle with his divided nature--a topic as current as today's headlines. This comprehensive and interactive disc, written by educator Stephen B. Hauge, features more than 75 minutes of multimedia presentations, 100 interactive questions, many previously unpublished photographs and movie stills, and dozens of primary and secondary sources.


One Hundred Treasures from The British Library

$49.95
 (Win95/3.1/Mac) (Retail) (100TREASDR)
Harry N. Abrams Inc.

Educational

One of the World's Greatest Collections of Books and Manuscripts

The British Library holds one of the world's greatest collections of books and manuscripts. Many of its treasures, from all parts of the globe, spanning three millennia, are now on display in the Library's John Ritblat Gallery. They include some of the most famous of all documents: the Lindisfarne Gospels, a supreme example of the illuminator's art; the Diamond Sutra, the world's earliest dated printed book; Gutenberg's 42-line Bible, the first western book printed with moveable type; and Magna Carta. One Hundred Treasures from the British Library brings highlights from this outstanding collection to your desk top, featuring Sacred Texts, Western Illuminated Manuscripts, Oriental Illuminated Manuscripts, Printing and Bookbinding, English Literary Manuscripts, Historical Documents, Music Manuscripts, Maps and Views, Newspapers, Stamps and Sound Recordings. Each item is presented with an authoritative short commentary, with options to:

With 100 images and many sound clips, including an overview of the Library and its history, this attractive disc will appeal to anyone with an interest in literature, history, art and book arts.


Shakespeare Collection
$75.00
 (Win95/98/3.1/Mac) (3 Cd's in Sleeves) (SHAKECOLDO)
Reference / Literature
Contains 3 CDs:

Shakespeare's London: Portrays the world in which William Shakespeare lived and wrote, a time that witnessed the English naval defeat of the Spanish Armada and the twilight of the English Renaissance following the death of Elizabeth I. Journey to the years 1585-1615 and observe daily life in London during the time that Shakespeare's career as an actor and playwright flourished. See such renowned architectural landmarks as London Bridge and Westminster Abbey.

Time, Life, & Works: Studies the life and works of the playwright and poet William Shakespeare, whose genius is "not of an age, but for all time." Explore the Golden Age of England during the reign of Elizabeth I through period music and illustrations, historical insights, and excerpts from Shakespeare's plays. Discover the artistry of Shakespeare in his unsurpassed use of language to perfect the unity of plot and the dramatic characterization of human will and emotion.

            Shakespeare's Theater: Introduces celebrated actors of the Elizabethan stage, and teaches the many contributions made by playwrights Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, and William Shakespeare to Elizabethan theater. Explore the Globe Theatre, home to Shakespeare's acting company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men., and discover how its multiple stages provided the opportunity for stunning dramatic effects.

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