Twelfth Night, gender and cross-dressing
9:01

Twelfth Night, gender and cross-dressing

Clip from Shakespeare Uncovered

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Globe actors and critics discuss the way William Shakespeare plays with gender and cross-dressing in declarations of love.

Globe actors and critics discuss the way William Shakespeare plays with gender and cross-dressing in declarations of love.

Judith Wright introduction
2:05

Judith Wright introduction

Clip from IOU: Judith Wright

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Australian poet Judith Wright's childhood is briefly discussed, with a rare interview and a reading of "For New England".

Australian poet Judith Wright's childhood is briefly discussed, with a rare interview and a reading of "For New England".

Gender in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
5:13

Gender in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Clip from Shakespeare Uncovered

Literature

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Globe actors and critics discuss gender and actor cross-dressing in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.

Globe actors and critics discuss gender and actor cross-dressing in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.

The strong female lead in Taming Of The Shrew
5:26

The strong female lead in Taming Of The Shrew

Clip from Shakespeare Uncovered

Literature

9-10
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Critics discuss the way in which William Shakespeare subverted a traditional comic role for women, the shrew.

Critics discuss the way in which William Shakespeare subverted a traditional comic role for women, the shrew.

Breaking Kate
6:20

Breaking Kate

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

Literature

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Katherina despairs at Petruchio's treatment of her, detailing many of the ways her husband has tried to break the headstrong woman and turn her into a compliant wife.

Katherina despairs at Petruchio's treatment of her, detailing many of the ways her husband has tried to break the headstrong woman and turn her into a compliant wife.

William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
4:03

William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge

Clip from A Poet's Guide To Britain

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Residents read Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge and critics discuss his vision of London and landscape.

Residents read Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge and critics discuss his vision of London and landscape.

Spacecraft 2000-2100 AD, a retrospective
1:17

Spacecraft 2000-2100 AD, a retrospective

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Literature

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Brian Cox revisits one of his favourite books from his childhood, Stewart Cowley's Spacecraft 20002100 AD, and considers how different it is to reality.

Brian Cox revisits one of his favourite books from his childhood, Stewart Cowley's Spacecraft 20002100 AD, and considers how different it is to reality.

William Blake's The Tyger
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William Blake's The Tyger

Clip from Arrows Of Desire

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A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Oscar Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol
6:03

Oscar Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol

Clip from Arrows Of Desire

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A reader recites part of Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites part of Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Father rules when daughters may marry
7:18

Father rules when daughters may marry

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

Literature

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Baptista Minola determines that his daughter Bianca may only marry when her elder sister, shrewish Kate, finds a husband.

Baptista Minola determines that his daughter Bianca may only marry when her elder sister, shrewish Kate, finds a husband.

Kate and Petruchio's battle of the sexes
7:26

Kate and Petruchio's battle of the sexes

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

Literature

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Petruchio and Katherina argue from the moment they first meet but Petruchio still insists Kate will be be his wife.

Petruchio and Katherina argue from the moment they first meet but Petruchio still insists Kate will be be his wife.

Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias
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Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias

Clip from Arrows Of Desire

Literature

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A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach
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Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach

Clip from A Poet's Guide To Britain

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Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

Thy husband is thy lord'
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Thy husband is thy lord'

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

Literature

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Petruchio wagers that his wife is more compliant than both Lucentio and Hortensio's. Kate delivers thy husband is thy lord monologue, exhibiting the power relationship between ...

Petruchio wagers that his wife is more compliant than both Lucentio and Hortensio's. Kate delivers thy husband is thy lord monologue, exhibiting the power relationship between men and women in the play.

The plot to marry Kate off to Petruchio
6:26

The plot to marry Kate off to Petruchio

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

Literature

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Hortensio, Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) agree to pay Petruchio if he will marry Kate, leaving the competing suitors free to pursue Bianca.

Hortensio, Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) agree to pay Petruchio if he will marry Kate, leaving the competing suitors free to pursue Bianca.

The auction of Bianca
4:57

The auction of Bianca

Clip from Taming Of The Shrew

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Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) bid to marry Bianca, telling Baptista how wealthy they are. Baptista agrees to let Lucentio marry Bianca if the suitor's financial ...

Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) bid to marry Bianca, telling Baptista how wealthy they are. Baptista agrees to let Lucentio marry Bianca if the suitor's financial position can be verified.

The Beauty Of Books
20:07

The Beauty Of Books: Medieval Masterpieces

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS January 14, 2012

History

Literature

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From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from children's stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, ...

From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from children's stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, this series combines human stories, expert interviews and historic archive, to reveal the astonishing beauty of books.

The Beauty Of Books
29:05

The Beauty Of Books: Illustrated Wonderlands

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS January 28, 2012

History

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From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from childrens' stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, ...

From the first bibles to medieval masterpieces like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and from childrens' stories such as Alice in Wonderland to the beauty of the humble paperback, this series combines human stories, expert interviews and historic archive, to reveal the astonishing beauty of books.