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Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad; Duel Between Paris And Menelaus, The; Helen and Aphrodite

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03/21/1958

In this second episode, "Professor and Lowell Television Lecturer at Harvard University" I. A. Richards reads from the third book of his abridged translation of the Iliad, The Wrath of Achilles. Richards begins with the contrast between the bleak Greek camps and domestic unity of Troy. He moves on to situating the key characters identified in the episode title and to reading portions of the Iliad. The primary camera set-up has Richards reading directly to the camera in close-up and medium close-up. A secondary set-up presents Richards and enlarged images of the statues in the same frame. Summary and select metadata for this record was submitted by John Marx & Mark Cooper. Based on the 1958 book The Wrath of Achilles, The Iliad of Homer by I.A. Richards.


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Series
Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad
Program
Duel Between Paris And Menelaus, The; Helen and Aphrodite
Program Number

2

Series Description

Based on the 1958 book The Wrath of Achilles, The Illiad of Homer by I.A. Richards. Series release date: 1958

Program Description

Based on the 1958 book The Wrath of Achilles, The Illiad of Homer by I.A. Richards.

Duration

00:27:17

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Sculpture, Greek
Trojan War
Iliad
Homer
Boston, Massachusetts
Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-1979
Troy
Genres
Educational
Topics
Literature
Contributors
Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-1979 (Host)
Barlow, Lewis (Producer)
Publication Information
Courtesy of Thirteen/WNET New York and WGBH Boston
Citation
Chicago: “Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad; Duel Between Paris And Menelaus, The; Helen and Aphrodite,” 03/21/1958, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0951FB6370994911841989A7B03CA61A.
MLA: “Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad; Duel Between Paris And Menelaus, The; Helen and Aphrodite.” 03/21/1958. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0951FB6370994911841989A7B03CA61A>.
APA: Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad; Duel Between Paris And Menelaus, The; Helen and Aphrodite. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0951FB6370994911841989A7B03CA61A
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