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The Resource The swerve : How the world became modern, by Stephen Greenblatt, (sound recording)

The swerve : How the world became modern, by Stephen Greenblatt, (sound recording)

Label
The swerve : How the world became modern
Title
The swerve
Title remainder
How the world became modern
Statement of responsibility
by Stephen Greenblatt
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Greenblatt transports listeners to the dawn of the Renaissance and chronicles the life of an intrepid book lover who rescued the Roman philosophical text On the Nature of Things from certain oblivion
Summary
A humanities professor describes the impact had by the translation of the last remaining manuscript of On the Nature of Things by Roman philosopher Lucretius, which fueled the Renaissance and inspired artists, great thinkers and scientists
Writing style
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298751
Cataloging source
RECBX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
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Greenblatt, Stephen
Dewey number
940.2/1
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PA6484
LC item number
.G69 2011b
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ballerini, Edoardo
  • Recorded Books, LLC
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True
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  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • Renaissance
  • Philosophy, Renaissance
  • Science, Renaissance
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Philosophy, Renaissance
  • Renaissance
  • Science, Renaissance
Target audience
adult
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how the world became modern
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The swerve : How the world became modern, by Stephen Greenblatt, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Subtitle from container
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • "With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn752859254
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (9.75 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781461838227
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C00110
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)752859254
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The swerve : How the world became modern, by Stephen Greenblatt, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Subtitle from container
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • "With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn752859254
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (9.75 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781461838227
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C00110
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)752859254
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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