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Invitation to World Literature 

Not Rated | | Documentary | TV Series (2010– )
See beneath the surface of 13 great works of world literature that have traveled the globe with this course resource for teachers, students, and lovers of literature.

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David Damrosch David Damrosch ...  Himself 13 episodes, 2010
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Invitation to World Literature features more than 100 artists, actors, writers and scholars including Alan Cumming, Harold Ramis, Kristen Chenoweth, Tim Blake Nelson, Mo Rocca, Aisha Tyler, Robert Thurman, Chris Ware and Philip Glass. Each episode goes beneath the surface of a classic piece of literature to reveal ideas, emotions and themes that are relevant today. Episodes include The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Odyssey, Journey to the West, Candide and The God of Small Things. Written by WGBH Educational Foundation & Seftel Productions

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See beneath the surface of 13 great works of world literature

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Documentary

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USA

Language:

English

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10 October 2010 (USA) See more »

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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