The Adventure of English

2002 NR 1 season

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The Adventure of English

2002 NR 1 season
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Author Melvyn Bragg delves into the colorful history of the English language, explaining how through historical conquests English has become the world's premier language, used as a communication bridge between peoples of different tongues. Poet Seamus Heaney, theater director John Barton and scholar Katherine Duncan-Jones give insights into this living language that continually molds to a range of influences, from the Bible to American slang.
SEASON  1
  • SEASON  1

Summary of Season 1 (2002) - 4 discs

Author Melvyn Bragg delves into the colorful history of the English language, explaining how through historical conquests English has become the world's premier language, used as a communication bridge between peoples of different tongues. Poet Seamus Heaney, theater director John Barton and scholar Katherine Duncan-Jones give insights into this living language that continually molds to a range of influences, from the Bible to American slang.
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1
Subtitles
English SDH
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
  • Melvyn Bragg
  • John Barton
  • Seamus Heaney
  • Katherine Duncan-Jones
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