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Margaret Atwood : The Robber Bride / Digital Classics (Firm).

Other author/creatorDigital Classics (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©1993.
Description1 streaming video file (53 min.) : sound, color
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Robber Bride
Contents Introduction to Margaret Atwood (0:35) -- Toronto's Dullness (3:51) -- Writing about Toronto (1:40) -- Wronged Women (2:03) -- Resurrecting Lady Macbeth (2:24) -- Creating a Seduction Fantasy (1:46) -- Maintaining a Social Facade (2:54) -- Autobiographical Fiction (2:10) -- Isolated Childhood (2:00) -- Developing Observational Skills (1:44) -- Writing Influences (2:48) -- Ward's Island (4:45) -- Canada's Regimental System (5:49) -- Gender Reversal (2:33) -- Grimm's Connection (2:16) -- Exploring Female Aggression (2:16) -- Rebuilding Canadian Literature (2:44) -- Literary Evolution (2:03) -- Feminist Identity (2:12) -- Writer's Role in Society (1:43) -- Credits: Margaret Atwood: The Robber Bride (0:50)
Abstract Where have all the Lady Macbeths gone? wondered Margaret Atwood. Her answer came in the form of Zienia, the predatory protagonist of The Robber Bride. In this interview, Canada's preeminent novelist, poet, and critic discusses topics such as how she became a writer and how the women's movement, World War II, and her home city of Toronto have influenced her writing. Excerpts from The Robber Bride-her witty recasting of the Grimms' tale "The Robber Bridegroom"-and Cat's Eye, read by actress Nadia Cameron, showcase the incisive and poetic nature of Atwood's prose.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 18, 2013.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 10 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Digital Classics (Firm), 1993.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number10096 Films Media Group

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