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#11255/0635  ASPIRING WRITER'S COLLECTION (9 Programs) DVD .
Packed with advice from agents, editors, publishers, and some of the most significant authors of our times - individuals who live the business of writing every day. Professional advice for aspiring authors on everything from grammar usage to making a movie deal is included in this comprehensive series of videos.

#1755/0635  ISABEL ALLENDE: Women's Voice in Latin American Literature DVD
This video deals with the life and career of Chilean author Isabel Allende, niece of the deposed and assasinated President, Dr. Salavador Allende. Grades 10 to A

#10490/0635  PATH TO PUBLICATION: Advice from Authors, Editors and Agents (7 Programs) DVD
Many people think they would like to write creatively, find an agent, an editor, a publisher, have a best-seller, become rich and famous and get a movie deal!!! But where to start? This seven part series goes in-depth to examine the whole process. Movie deal not guaranteed!

Many people aspire to be writers. All students need to write whether they want to or not. Peter Elbow's specialty is teaching the aspiring ones and he is widely recognized as being one of the best at doing just that....and it wouldn't hurt the ones who don't 'aspire' to watch this DVD either...and it would make life for the people who mark their papers a lot nicer too! Grades 9 to A

#11626/0635  REALISM: The Artistic Form of the Truth
It is a creative impulse as old as humanity itself: to depict life faithfully, accurately, in words or images. This program shows how that impulse led to Realism - a widespread artistic movement, born in the latter half of the 19th century, which rejected pretense, distortion, and sentimentality.

#5115/0635  VIRGINIA WOOLF: Mrs. Dalloway DVD
Viewers are given insight to the woman and the author behind the work. This classic program intercuts scenes from a compelling dramatization of MRS. DALLOWAY with a portrayal of Virginia Woolf - played by actress Eileen Atkins - who, based on entries from her diary, explicates the story. Grades 11 to A

#7041/0635  WAR POETS - Cd-Rom/DVD
This program traces the development of the art of war poetry from Anglo-Saxon times to the early 20th century and brings a new vitality to the checkered tales of heroism, cowardice, luck, valor, and misery which together form the experiences of war over the centuries.

#14345/0730  WRITING LIFE Series Two (13 Programs) DVD
This series highlights the life of each writer as seen by thirteen articulate, diverse, and entertaining authors. In their own words, the writers detail the various aspects of what it is like to be a writer. The roller coaster ride of the creative process is addressed from many points of view with humour and poignancy. The authors include RAY ROBERTSON, ELIZABETH RUTH, ROBERT J. SAWYER, STEVIE CAMERON, RUSSELL SMITH, SALLY COOPER, DIANE BAKER MASON, ANTANAS SILEIKA, MORLEY TORGOV, WAYSON CHOY, MARY-LOU SEITOUN, TIM O'BRIEN, and, CORDELIA STRUBE. Grades 11 to A

#10480/0730  WRITING LIFE: A Series on Writers and Writing (28 Programs) DVD
A series on writers and writing. Highlights the life of a writer as seen by more than twenty articulate, diverse, and entertaining authors. In their own words, the writers detail the various aspects of what it is like to be a writer. Grades 11 to A


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