Legacy Of The Letter, The: The Scarlet Letter Commentaries; Capital A
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- Legacy Of The Letter, The: The Scarlet Letter Commentaries
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A series of four half-hour documentaries that aired on WGBH-FM the same nights as the television programs, April 2-5, 1979. They looked at issues raised in the novel from the prismatic perspective of the 17th century Puritan period, Hawthorne’s 19th century era and contemporary 20th century America. The Legacy features lively conversations with humanities scholars, audio clips from the TV series, music, sound effects, on-the-street interviews and illuminating excerpts from 17th and 19th century literature, journals, and sermons.
See On-Air April 1979 Radio program guide for cover story. Series release date: 1979
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This introduces the novel, The Scarlet Letter, and examines the meaning of adultery both in Puritan New England and in America today.
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- Hahn, Cliff (Series Producer)
- Sirota, Barbara (Series Producer)
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