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    • Understanding Movies: The Art and History of Film

    • The Modern Scholar
    • By: Professor Raphael Shargel
    • Narrated by: Professor Raphael Shargel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Why does the cinema have the power to move the heart, stimulate the mind, and dazzle the imagination? How did the art of film develop from its origins to the present day? This course covers the history and aesthetics of the movies. It traces the experiments and innovations that gave rise to the modern cinema, developing a vocabulary that helps explain the variety of choices filmmakers make when they construct shots and edit them together.

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    • It's better than everybody else is saying

    • By Savvy on 09-25-14

    Regular price: $49.95

    • The Modern Scholar

    • Shakespeare: Ten Great Comedies
    • By: Prof. Raphael Shargel
    • Narrated by: Prof. Raphael Shargel
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Professor Raphael Shargel channels his passion for teaching and expertise as a Shakespearean scholar into this illuminative study of the Immortal Bard's 10 great comedies. Shakespeare's genius is as readily apparent in these comedies as in his timeless tragedies. Often marked by internal and external conflicts, young lovers struggling for union, mistaken identities, and intertwining plots, Shakespeare's comedies to this day reveal the master's unparalleled insight into the human condition.

    Regular price: $49.94