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INVITATION TO WORLD LITERATURE
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Art & Culture  TV-PG

INVITATION TO WORLD LITERATURE brings together a tantalizing mix of writers, literary scholars, artists and performers to explore timeless tales from a variety of eras and cultures. Writers and scholars discuss key scenes while artists and performers deliver modern interpretations of an eclectic collection stretching from ancient Greece (Euripides) to the French Enlightenment (Voltaire) to the modern day (Gabriel Garcia Marquez). Guests include: actor Alan Cummings, theater director Mary Zimmerman, actor-director Tim Blake-Nelson, acclaimed composer Philip Glass, playwright David Henry Huang, film director Harold Ramis, actress Kristen Chenoweth and humorist Mo Rocca.

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DISTRIBUTOR: American Public Television
APT PROGRAM SERVICE: Exchange
PRODUCER: Annenberg Media
PRESENTER: WGBH

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Contract period: 10/03/2010-10/02/2017School Rerecord
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Educational institutions may purchase the DVD and related materials via the series website, "http://www.learner.org".