American passages. [Episode 4], Spirit of nationalism /

The Enlightenment brought new ideals and a new notion of selfhood to the American colonies. This program begins with an examination of the importance of the trope of the self-made man in Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, and then turns to the development of this concept in the writings of Roma...

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Other Authors: Gomez, Lori, (Producer), Kadderly, Mary, (Narrator)
Format: Video Video
Language:English
Published: District of Columbia : Annenberg Learner, 2003.
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Online Access:Available via Alexander Street Press
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Summary:The Enlightenment brought new ideals and a new notion of selfhood to the American colonies. This program begins with an examination of the importance of the trope of the self-made man in Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, and then turns to the development of this concept in the writings of Romanticist Ralph Waldo Emerson. About the series: A video course on American literature for college-level instruction and teacher professional development; 16 half-hour video programs, instructor's guide, study guide, and Web site. American Passages: A Literary Survey is a 16-part American literature course. The video programs, print guides, and Web site place literary movements and authors within the context of history and culture. The course takes an expanded view of American literary movements, bringing in a diversity of voices and tracing the continuity among them. The materials, which are coordinated with the Norton Anthology of American Literature, can be used as the basis of a one or two-semester college-level course or for teacher professional development. Produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting. 2003.
Item Description:Title from resource description page (viewed August 15, 2018).
"A literary survey".
Physical Description:1 online resource (28 minutes)
Playing Time:00:27:40