The Resource Empire of the word, Episodes 1-4, hosted by Alberto Manguel and based on his book The history of reading, (videorecording)

Empire of the word, Episodes 1-4, hosted by Alberto Manguel and based on his book The history of reading, (videorecording)

Label
Empire of the word, Episodes 1-4
Title
Empire of the word
Title number
Episodes 1-4
Statement of responsibility
hosted by Alberto Manguel and based on his book The history of reading
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Eight years in the making, Empire of the Word is a compelling look inside the act of reading and traces its impact on more than five thousand years of human history. Introduced and narrated by one of the world?s great readers, Canadian writer Alberto Manguel, the series traces reading's origins; examines how we learn to read; exposes censors; attempts to prevent our reading; and finally, proposes what the future might hold for this most human of creative acts
Cataloging source
VHOB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written & directed by Mark Johnston ; produced by Amanda Handy
Intended audience
Rated M
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  • Manguel, Alberto
  • Handy, Amanda
  • Johnston, Mark
  • Nomad Films
  • Special Broadcasting Service Corporation
  • Madman Entertainment
Runtime
208
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  • Books and reading
  • Reading
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the word, Episodes 1-4, hosted by Alberto Manguel and based on his book The history of reading, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Tracing the impact of reading and writing over five thousand years of human history"-- Cover
Control code
000045694444
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 208 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
SBS1333
System details
DVD, Region All, PAL
Label
Empire of the word, Episodes 1-4, hosted by Alberto Manguel and based on his book The history of reading, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
"Tracing the impact of reading and writing over five thousand years of human history"-- Cover
Control code
000045694444
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 208 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
SBS1333
System details
DVD, Region All, PAL

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