Arrows Of Desire
23:58

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC February 28, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

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11-12
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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Willing Mistress by Aphra ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Willing Mistress by Aphra Behn, An Irish Airman Foresees his Death by WB Yeats, Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth and Adlestrop by Edward Thomas.

Arrows Of Desire
23:51

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC February 21, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy, ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy, Follower by Seamus Heaney, In Mrs Tilscher's Class by Carol Ann Duffy and Gypsies by John Clare.

Arrows Of Desire
24:09

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC February 14, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Do not go gentle into that good ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Do not go gentle into that good night by Dylan Thomas, At Grass by Philip Larkin, Musee des Beaux Arts by WH Auden, and I heard a fly buzz when I died by Emily Dickinson.

Arrows Of Desire
24:02

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC February 14, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Not Waving but Drowning by Stevie ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Not Waving but Drowning by Stevie Smith, What Were They Like? by Denise Levertov, Piano by DH Lawrence and The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde.

Arrows Of Desire
23:49

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC February 7, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Prayer Before Birth by Louis ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Prayer Before Birth by Louis MacNeice, The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear by Edward Lear, The Red Wheelbarrow and To a Poor Old Woman by William Carlos Williams.

Emma
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Emma

ABC December 30, 2010

Media arts

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Literature

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Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people's affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each ...

Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people's affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own feelings, and her relationship with gentle Mr Knightly.

Forbidden Lie$
1:43:43

Forbidden Lie$

SBS2 November 27, 2010

Media arts

Literature

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

11-12
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AFI-winner Anna Broinowski directs this riveting documentary on Norma Khouri who won fame and fortune with her 'true story' Forbidden Love, about a shocking honour killing in ...

AFI-winner Anna Broinowski directs this riveting documentary on Norma Khouri who won fame and fortune with her 'true story' Forbidden Love, about a shocking honour killing in Jordan, until July 2004, when Sydney Morning Herald journalist Malcolm Knox exposed her book as a work of fiction.

Notes On The Other
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Notes On The Other

SBS November 20, 2010

English

Literature

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
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Each summer, a crowd of Ernest Hemingway doubles meets in Key West, Florida, to choose the one with the most authentic Hemingway persona. One day in 1924, the real Ernest ...

Each summer, a crowd of Ernest Hemingway doubles meets in Key West, Florida, to choose the one with the most authentic Hemingway persona. One day in 1924, the real Ernest Hemingway also wanted to be someone else when he saw a wounded man lying in the street. He became consumed with the feeling that he was that man. Having tapped into such empathy, he was able to develop his writing.

We Are Wizards
52:23

We Are Wizards

ABC2 November 17, 2010

Personal and social capability

English

Literature

Media arts

9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Explore the world of Harry Potter fans and the fascinating, amusing and inspiring ways in which they take their love of JK Rowling's book series to a whole new level. Meet ...

Explore the world of Harry Potter fans and the fascinating, amusing and inspiring ways in which they take their love of JK Rowling's book series to a whole new level. Meet indie band Harry and The Potters who created a new musical genre, Wizard Rock, that now includes others such as Draco and the Malfoys, the Whomping Willow and the Hungarian Horntails (four- and seven-year-old brothers).

In Search Of The Brontes
58:59

In Search Of The Brontes

Episode 2 STUDIO October 24, 2010

Literature

History

Critical thinking

9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Based on the painstaking research of Bronte expert Juliette Barker, this insightful program shatters the myths surrounding the successful 19th century authors - Charlotte, ...

Based on the painstaking research of Bronte expert Juliette Barker, this insightful program shatters the myths surrounding the successful 19th century authors - Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte.

In Search Of The Brontes
59:01

In Search Of The Brontes

Episode 1 STUDIO October 17, 2010

Literature

History

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In Search Of The Brontes is a story of alcoholism and illness, of thwarted passion and unrequited love, of a 19th century quest for fame, and a story of literature. The ...

In Search Of The Brontes is a story of alcoholism and illness, of thwarted passion and unrequited love, of a 19th century quest for fame, and a story of literature. The Bronte sisters have been described as 'emotionally fragile young women, beset by family tragedy, channelling their pent-up emotions into some of the most passionate and enduring novels of the 19th century'.

Talking Books
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Talking Books

BBC World News October 15, 2010

Literature

Critical thinking

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9-10
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Once again the debate around the Great American Novel has occupied the literati on both sides of the Atlantic and once again it is Jonathan Franzen that has prompted the ...

Once again the debate around the Great American Novel has occupied the literati on both sides of the Atlantic and once again it is Jonathan Franzen that has prompted the discussion.

Jennifer Byrne Presents
26:25

Jennifer Byrne Presents: On The Road

ABC September 21, 2010

Literature

English

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Jennifer welcomes book lovers to a special movable feast, as we follow some restless writers, On The Road. From Marco Polo's reports from the mysterious East, Mark Twain's ...

Jennifer welcomes book lovers to a special movable feast, as we follow some restless writers, On The Road. From Marco Polo's reports from the mysterious East, Mark Twain's adventures right here in Australia, through to Che Guevara's formative wanderings across South America, travel literature has a long, proud history. Books like Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat Pray Love - and writers like Bill Bryson - regularly top the bestseller lists, yet there are those who consider the genre a shot duck.

Arrows Of Desire
23:50

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 11 ABC August 24, 2010

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Advertisement for the ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Advertisement for the Waldorf-Astoria by Langston Hughes, Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins, Of Many Worlds in This World by Margaret Cavendish, The Arrival of the Bee Box by Syliva Plath.

Jennifer Byrne Presents
27:08

Jennifer Byrne Presents: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

ABC August 24, 2010

Literature

English

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On tonight's show, Jennifer talks to author Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Born in Somalia and raised a devout Muslim, Ayaan Hirsi Ali broke tradition when she escaped an arranged marriage ...

On tonight's show, Jennifer talks to author Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Born in Somalia and raised a devout Muslim, Ayaan Hirsi Ali broke tradition when she escaped an arranged marriage and fled to the Netherlands where she was given asylum and eventually citizenship. Hirsi Ali gained international recognition as the controversial member of the Dutch Parliament who wrote a short film attacking Islam, which led to the murder of its director, Theo Van Gogh, and a similar threat against Hirsi Ali.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
1:43:25

A Midsummer Night's Dream

SBS August 21, 2010

Literature

Drama

English

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Act I tells Shakespeare's familiar story of lovers and fairies while Act II presents a strictly classical dance wedding celebration. The ballet dispenses with Shakespeare's ...

Act I tells Shakespeare's familiar story of lovers and fairies while Act II presents a strictly classical dance wedding celebration. The ballet dispenses with Shakespeare's play-within-a-play finale. Music by Felix Mendelssohn, conductor Nir Kabaretti and choreographed by George Balanchine.

Arrows Of Desire
23:50

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC August 17, 2010

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: My Mistress eyes are nothing like ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: My Mistress eyes are nothing like the Sunne by William Shakespeare, On the Farm by RS Thomas, This is a Hymn by Lorna Goodison, Lines on the Death of Dr Swift by Jonathan Swift.

Arrows Of Desire
23:51

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC August 10, 2010

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: You will be hearing from us ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: You will be hearing from us shortly by UA Fanthorpe, This living hand, now warm and capable by John Keats, Front Lines by Gary Snyder, Illuminations by Tony Harrison.