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Crash Course Literature, Ghosts, Murder, and More Murder - Hamlet
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produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
In which John Green teaches you about Hamlet, William Shakespeare's longest and most-performed play. People love Hamlet. The play that is, not necessarily the character. Hamlet is a Tragedy with a capital T (I guess I don't have to point that out, since you can see clearly in the text that the T was capitalized)....
produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Don't Reanimate Corpses - Frankenstein
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 13 mins
In which John Green teaches you about Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein. Sure, you know Frankenstein the cultural phenomenon, but how much do you know about the novel that started it all? You'll learn about the Romantic movement in English lit, of which Frankenstein is a GREAT example, and you'll learn that Frank...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 13 mins
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Crash Course Literature, To Kill a Mockingbird
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, PBS Crash Course, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course, 2014), 11 mins
In which John Green teaches you about Harper Lee's famous (and only) novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. John will cover a bit about Harper Lee's personal life, (seeing as this novel has some autobiographical elements) and her long association with Truman Capote, who figures as a character in the book. You'll get an ove...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, PBS Crash Course, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course, 2014), 11 mins
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Crash Course Literature, What is Myth
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 13 mins
Welcome to Crash Course World Mythology, our latest adventure (and this series may be literally adventurous) in education. Over the next 40 episodes or so, we and Mike Rugnetta are going to learn about the world by looking at the foundational stories of a bunch of different cultural traditions. We're going to look...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 13 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Creation from the Void
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Mike Rugnetta, fl. 2007; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
Today on Crash Course Mythology we're starting in on creation stories. This week, we'll focus on the creation of the universe out of nothing, or Ex Nihlio creation. Basically, a god decides to make a universe out of nothing. We'll look at the Genesis story (which has nothing to do with Peter Gabriel or Phil Collin...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Mike Rugnetta, fl. 2007; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Theories of Myth
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
This week, we're talking about theories of Myth. We'll look at the different ways mythology has been studied in the last couple of millennia, and talk about the different ways people have interpreted myth, academically in fields like Anthropology and Psychology.
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Episode 8, If One Finger Brought Oil - Things Fall Apart
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presented by John Green, 1977-, in Crash Course Literature, Episode 8 (PBS Crash Course, 2014), 10 mins
In which John Green teaches you about Chinua Achebe's 1958 novel, Things Fall Apart. You'll learn about Igboland, a region in modern day Nigeria, prior to the arrival of the British Empire. Achebe tells the story of Okonkwo, an Igbo villager who has worked his way up from life as a sharecropped and become a respec...
presented by John Green, 1977-, in Crash Course Literature, Episode 8 (PBS Crash Course, 2014), 10 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Episode 8, Invisible Man
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977-, in Crash Course Literature, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 11 mins
This week, we're on to reading Ralph Ellison's great novel about the black experience in America after World War II, Invisible Man. John will teach you about Ellison's nameless narrator, and his attempts to find his way in a social order that dehumanizes him and renders him invisible at every turn. Ellison's novel...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977-, in Crash Course Literature, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 11 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Season 2 episode 1, A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey
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presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 2 episode 1 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
In which John Green teaches you about Homer's Odyssey. If it was Homer's If Homer was even real. Anyway, that stuff doesn't really matter. John teaches you the classic, by which I mean classical, epic poem, the Odyssey. The Journey of Odysseus as he made his way home after the conclusion of the Trojan War is the s...
presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 2 episode 1 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Season 3 episode 5, Lord of the Flies
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 3 episode 5 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
This week, John i s talking about one of his least favorite novels, The Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Lord of the Flies is a novel of ideas, and John doesn't agree with the central idea of the novel, which diminished his enjoyment of the book. The central idea of the book is that everyone has evil in their...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 3 episode 5 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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