One of Cordelia's suitors rejects her
0:55

One of Cordelia's suitors rejects her

Clip from ABC2 Live Presents King Lear

Literature

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Having previously been pursued by the Duke of Burgundy and the King of France, one of Cordelia's suitors stands aside upon hearing her dowry no longer exists.

Having previously been pursued by the Duke of Burgundy and the King of France, one of Cordelia's suitors stands aside upon hearing her dowry no longer exists.

Goneril and Regan speak honestly
1:25

Goneril and Regan speak honestly

Clip from ABC2 Live Presents King Lear

Literature

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Revealing their declarations of love were exaggerated, Goneril and Regan express concern for their father's diminishing state of mind.

Revealing their declarations of love were exaggerated, Goneril and Regan express concern for their father's diminishing state of mind.

Cordelia's honest love evaluation backfires
2:31

Cordelia's honest love evaluation backfires

Clip from ABC2 Live Presents King Lear

Literature

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
King Lear summons his three daughters and demands they declare their love for him so he can divide his kingdom accordingly. But the plan backfires when his most beloved ...

King Lear summons his three daughters and demands they declare their love for him so he can divide his kingdom accordingly. But the plan backfires when his most beloved daughter, Cordelia, refuses to simply flatter him like her two sisters.

Re-Enchantment
2:58

Re-Enchantment: The Forbidden Room

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC March 20, 2011

English

Literature

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Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
The mystery beyond the door is a very familiar motif to modern audiences. What is the meaning of the forbidden room?

The mystery beyond the door is a very familiar motif to modern audiences. What is the meaning of the forbidden room?

Re-Enchantment
2:58

Re-Enchantment: Dark Emotions

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC March 18, 2011

English

Literature

Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy ...

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy tales that makes them so valuable psychologically?

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Re-Imaginings

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC March 27, 2011

English

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9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
Fairy stories aren't relics of the past. They are constantly being re interpreted in new ways by visual artists and writers.

Fairy stories aren't relics of the past. They are constantly being re interpreted in new ways by visual artists and writers.

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Wicked Stepmothers

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC March 11, 2011

English

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Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Fairy tales are full of evil stepmothers and wicked witches. Why have these negative portrayals of women survived?

Fairy tales are full of evil stepmothers and wicked witches. Why have these negative portrayals of women survived?

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Princess Culture

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC March 13, 2011

English

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9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
Re Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences.

Re Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences.

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Ever After

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC March 6, 2011

English

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9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
Re-Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. This is a ...

Re-Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. This is a documentary project with a real difference rolling out on ABC TV, Online and Radio throughout March.

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Fairy Tale Sex

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC March 25, 2011

English

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Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
Romance, princes and princesses are all associated with fairy stories, but what do they say about sex?

Romance, princes and princesses are all associated with fairy stories, but what do they say about sex?

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Beastly Husbands

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC March 20, 2011

English

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Media arts

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy ...

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy tales that makes them so valuable psychologically?

Re-Enchantment
3:00

Re-Enchantment: Into The Woods

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC March 13, 2011

English

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9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Why is it that so many fairy ...

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Why is it that so many fairy tales take us into the forest?

Re-Enchantment
3:00

Re-Enchantment: If The Shoe Fits

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 6, 2011

English

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9-10
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Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

The Writer's Room
3:56

The Writer's Room: Melina Marchetta

ABC July 31, 2011

Literature

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
4:03

William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge

Clip from A Poet's Guide To Britain

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

The Writer's Room
4:15

The Writer's Room: Rhyll Mcmaster

ABC June 10, 2012

Literature

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

William Blake's The Tyger
4:36

William Blake's The Tyger

Clip from Arrows Of Desire

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

The Writer's Room
4:36

The Writer's Room: Jack Marx

ABC August 14, 2011

Literature

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.

A series of intimate portraits of Australia's leading authors; their work practices, their quirks and habits, their 'imaginative habitat'.