Item Details

Modernist Portraits [electronic resource]

produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Examines the experimental styles of American modernist writers in Paris after World War I. Discusses Gertrude Stein's role in the modern art movement in Paris, her interest in psychology, and the experimental styles of her poetry and prose. Examines the themes of death and disillusionment in Ernest Hemingway's novels. Discusses F. Scott Fitzgerald's novels, which chronicled the Jazz Age and explored the theme of loss.
Performers
Narrated by Mary Kadderly.
Release Date
2003
Run Time
28 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
11-12+
Notes
The American Passages website features the instructor's guide, an easy-to-use slideshow tool, and an archive containing over 3000 items, including visual art items, historical documents, material culture items, literary texts, photographs, music recordings, recordings of author and critic interviews, and recordings of literary texts.
Series
American Passages : A Literary Survey
Series Statement
American passages : a literary survey ; 11
ISBN
1576805646 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2003.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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