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World Literature

Black and white frame shows a man holding the shoulders of a young woman looking back up at him into his eyes. Caption. I was waiting for you.
1 hours 50 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Black and white frame of a man standing over an unconscious woman laying down in bed. He touches his hand to a rotary telephone by her side.
1 hours 8 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Still image from: Famous Authors: The Life and Work of Émile Zola
Famous Authors
Episode 27
36 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Famous Authors: The Life and Work of Henrik Ibsen
Famous Authors
Episode 13
38 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Famous Authors: The Life and Work of James Joyce
Famous Authors
Episode 14
36 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Famous Authors: The Life and Work of Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Famous Authors
Episode 16
32 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Famous Authors: The Life and Work of Robert Louis Stevenson
Famous Authors
Episode 28
33 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Famous Authors: The Life and Work of Walter Scott
Famous Authors
Episode 18
39 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Famous Authors: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats
Famous Authors
Episode 26
33 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Portrait photo of James Joyce wearing circular glasses, brimmed hat, and a dark suit.
Great Irish Authors
Episode 2
29 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a vintage Lippincott's magazine that reads, "This number contains, The Picture of Dorian Gray. By Oscar Wilde. Complete. July, 1890."
Great Irish Authors
Episode 1
29 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Book cover for Angela's Ashes showing a young child leaning against a stone house. Cover reads, "The Number 1 New York Times Bestseller."
Great Irish Authors
Episode 3
29 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white rendering of 6 serpents intertwined with one another. Caption. Life seems to be a succession of tradeoffs.
26 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white frame of man using a wheelchair and dressed in formal wear while a woman leans on the back of his wheelchair. Suited men are in the background. Caption. Horatio, are you going to allow this vulgarian to browbeat me?
58 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Man wearing farmer's clothing speaks to a woman wearing a helmet and holding a notebook. Caption. I work hard and I'm not wealthy?
51 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Closeup physical map of the northern half of South America. Title bar reads, "The Amazon River has a total length of 4,345 miles." Caption. Dylan as Narrator. This colossal river flows toward the rising sun.
Kool Books (Spanish)
Episode 4
9 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Color illustration of Don Quixote in full armor sitting atop a horse. A woman gazes up at him with hands clasped and pink hearts floating above her head. Spanish caption. Esos señores que no estaban tranquilos.
Kool Books (Spanish)
Episode 46
9 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Man dressed as Zeus speaking to a man seated behind a desk with a microphone. Caption. Dwight, this is my wife, Hera.
43 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man wears a pirate tricorn hat and coat with a wicked grin on his face. Caption. I'll be saving my gabbing for El Toro.
1 hours 42 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Drawing of a mythical face with sinister eyes and open mouth with sharp teeth. Animal pelt hangs in background. Caption. Is of the early explorations and voyages.
20 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Ruins of Greek columns with steps leading up to them. Caption. The one constant through it all in Plato's view.
26 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Color illustration of woman in white stola holding up drapey fabric that displays a star above her head. 3 women in white stolas surround her with arms extended as if gliding through air. Caption. Or any other kind of mythology is.
Invitation To World Literature
Episode 2
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman gestures with hands and parts lips ias if speaking while standing in front of a stone building. Caption. Mythical creatures, and amazing adventures!
Standard Deviants: Rings, Kings, & Things
Episode 1
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Cartoon of a frowning young man wearing a large crown. 4 insets of various royal figures float above him. Title card reads, "Aragorn." Caption. Making him rightful ruler of the region in Middle-earth.
Standard Deviants: Rings, Kings, & Things
Episode 2
26 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Colorful spread of a weathered Sanskrit manuscript with ornamental detail. Caption. Female as Narrator. The "gita" is the most philosophical.
Invitation To World Literature
Episode 1
26 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white frame of a man in a formal jacket.
1 hours 16 minutes
Grade Level: 12 -
Black and white frame of Lon Chaney facing forward in costume as The Hunchback of Notre Dame in the silent movie version.
1 hours 47 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white frame of Lon Chaney facing forward in costume as The Phantom of the Opera in the silent movie version.
1 hours 18 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Woman in foreground turns away from camera towards a woman in a billowy dress. They stand in a darkened room with a wide staircase. Caption. Antigone, it's madness.
Sophocles: The Theban Plays
Episode 3
1 hours 51 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a gray haired man in a collared jacket with a coat chain who purses his lips, thinking. Caption. When I get back to Thebes, I shall know what to do.
Sophocles: The Theban Plays
Episode 1
2 hours 11 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in a white suit stands in the middle of a wide green marble staircase. He faces a man in a robe who sits in the foreground. Caption. You have made yourself master of all the arts of understanding.
Sophocles: The Theban Plays
Episode 2
2 hours 2 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman with wavy red hair parts lips in mid-speech. Caption. Because he sort of opened the door for Africans.
Invitation To World Literature
Episode 3
26 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sophia Loren and teenage girl standing. Sophia cradles the head of the girl. Both have expressions of fear.
1 hour 41 minutes
Grade Level: 12 -
Black and white frame of men running down a road and away from a dinosaur. Caption. Narrator. Horror fiction has many subgenres.
17 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12