Tim Winton's The Turning
12:34

Tim Winton's The Turning: Small Mercies

ABC October 13, 2018

Literature

English

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
After the death of his wife, Peter Dyson moves back to his hometown of Angelus with his son, Ricky. Trying to settle into his new life proves difficult when his ex-girlfriend ...

After the death of his wife, Peter Dyson moves back to his hometown of Angelus with his son, Ricky. Trying to settle into his new life proves difficult when his ex-girlfriend reaches out to him.

The Beautiful Lie
14:55

The Beautiful Lie

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC November 8, 2015

Media arts

Literature

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The realities of living with Skeet sink in for Anna, Dolly coaches Xander into saving his marriage while Kitty and Peter navigate their way through their first lovers' tiff.

The realities of living with Skeet sink in for Anna, Dolly coaches Xander into saving his marriage while Kitty and Peter navigate their way through their first lovers' tiff.

The Secret Life Of Books
17:44

The Secret Life Of Books: Jane Eyre

Season 1 Episode 5 Foxtel Arts September 14, 2015

Literature

English

9-10
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Journalist and author Bidisha examines Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, questioning the main themes of the novel and asking what the characterisation of the mad Creole woman in ...

Journalist and author Bidisha examines Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, questioning the main themes of the novel and asking what the characterisation of the mad Creole woman in the attic says about they author's views on colonialism. T

Lost Town Of Switez
20:00

Lost Town Of Switez

SBS October 13, 2012

Visual arts

Media arts

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This animated film is based on the 19th-century epic poem by Poland's greatest writer, Adam Mickiewicz, about a ghostly town deluged after a bloody massacre in medieval times, ...

This animated film is based on the 19th-century epic poem by Poland's greatest writer, Adam Mickiewicz, about a ghostly town deluged after a bloody massacre in medieval times, which now lies at the bottom of a lake. Polish animator Kamil Polak imports oil paintings into digital 3D combined with both computer generated animation and visual special effects to create a mesmerising aesthetic experience, set to a full choral and orchestral score.

The Beauty Of Books
20:07

The Beauty Of Books: Medieval Masterpieces

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS January 14, 2012

History

Literature

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

Talking Books
23:35

Talking Books

BBC World News October 15, 2010

Literature

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

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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.

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.

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.

Arrows Of Desire
23:50

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC August 17, 2010

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
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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 7 ABC March 22, 2012

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: The Flea by John Donne, A Letter ...

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 Flea by John Donne, A Letter from Marie Curie by Lavinia Greenlaw, Naming of Parts by Henry Reed and A sight in camp in the daybreak gray and dim by Walt Whitman.

Arrows Of Desire
23:51

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC February 21, 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: 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
23:51

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC August 10, 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: 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.

Arrows Of Desire
23:55

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 18, 2009

English

Literature

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: The Tyger by William Blake, ...

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 Tyger by William Blake, Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, in Just/spring by ee cummings, The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

Arrows Of Desire
23:58

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC February 28, 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: 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.

Literary Landscapes
23:59

Literary Landscapes: Jane Austen

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS October 18, 2013

English

EALD

Literature

Literacy

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There has always been a connection between the great writers of English Literature and the countryside, with the best-loved classic works of the past still providing us with ...

There has always been a connection between the great writers of English Literature and the countryside, with the best-loved classic works of the past still providing us with the most evocative images of English country life to this very day. Step back in time and enter the landscapes of such legendary authors as the Bronte sisters, Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, to follow in their footsteps and discover the places, the events and the people who inspired them.

Literary Landscapes
23:59

Literary Landscapes: Bronte Sisters

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS October 23, 2013

English

EALD

Literature

Literacy

9-10
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This episode we step back in time and enter the landscape of the Bronte sisters, to follow in their footsteps and discover the places, the events and the people who inspired them.

This episode we step back in time and enter the landscape of the Bronte sisters, to follow in their footsteps and discover the places, the events and the people who inspired them.

Literary Landscapes
24:00

Literary Landscapes: Charles Dickens

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 21, 2013

English

EALD

Literature

Literacy

9-10
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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This episode we step back in time and enter the landscape of the legendary author Charles Dickens, to follow in his footsteps and discover the places, the events and the ...

This episode we step back in time and enter the landscape of the legendary author Charles Dickens, to follow in his footsteps and discover the places, the events and the people who inspired him.

Literary Landscapes
24:00

Literary Landscapes: George Eliot

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS October 24, 2013

English

EALD

Literature

Literacy

9-10
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This episode we step back in time and enter the landscape of acclaimed author George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Anne Evans), to follow in their footsteps and discover the ...

This episode we step back in time and enter the landscape of acclaimed author George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Anne Evans), to follow in their footsteps and discover the places, the events and the people who inspired her.