Zane Literature Collection
Factory Sealed 7 CD Set
The LITERATURE Collection is a 7 CD-ROM set
containing the following excellent Zane learning software:
EUROPEAN LITERATURE -- ANCIENT WORLD
Survey European literature from its roots in the ancient Middle East
to the Italian and Northern Renaissance. Examine the classical
literature of the Greeks and Romans; medieval works, from early
Christian to Chaucer; and the Renaissance literature of Petrarch,
Rabelais, Cervantes, and others. Includes a 44-minute multimedia
presentation; 210 photos; and Barron's Book Notes guides to the
plots of eight literary works, including The Divine Comedy, Don
Quixote, and The Prince. Also includes 100 interactive questions &
WRITING -- SENSORY/DESCRIPTIVE
WRITING (TREASURE ISLAND)
This instructive CD-ROM not only offers excerpts from Robert Louis
Stevenson's classic, Treasure Island, in its study of the
sensory/descriptive mode of writing, but also beautiful
illustrations by the renowned artist N.C. Wyeth, which originally
appeared in the Illustrated Classics series of the early 20th
century. Includes a 15-minute multimedia presentation and more than
250 photos. Also includes 100 interactive questions & answers.
AMERICAN LITERATURE -- TIME, LIFE &
WORKS OF ERNEST HEMINGWAY
Discover the creative genius of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961).
Explore universal themes of love and warfare, courage and death,
sincerity and disillusionment, all captured by Hemingway's concise
narrative style. Includes a 14-minute multimedia presentation; 300
photos; and Barron's Book Notes guides to the plots of A Farewell to
Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea, and The Sun
Also Rises. Also includes 100 interactive questions & answers.
BRITISH LITERATURE -- TIME, LIFE &
WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER
Explore the world of Geoffrey Chaucer (c.1340-1400), the father of
English poetry, whose insights to human nature found timeless
expression in Canterbury Tales. Learn how Chaucer chronicled his
world through an ingenious collection of stories that revealed the
many contrasts defining medieval society. Includes a 65-minute
multimedia presentation; 280 photos; and Barron's Book Notes guide
to the plot of Canterbury Tales. Also includes 100 interactive
questions & answers.
WOMEN IN LITERATURE -- HEROINES,
SIRENS & SHREWS
Trace the portrayal of women in literature through a survey of
selected literary works, from Biblical times to the English
Renaissance. Discover the parallels between the literary depictions
of heroines and the historical contexts in which the authors wrote.
Learn how the depictions of women in literature reflected and
influenced the roles of women in society. Includes a 40-minute
multimedia presentation and 170 photos. Also includes 100
interactive questions & answers.
WORLD LITERATURE -- SCIENCE FICTION
Survey the evolution of science fiction, from Voyage to the Moon
written in 1657, to acclaimed works of the 1970s. See how science
fiction writers have portrayed rocket flight, time travel, and life
on other planets. Writers discussed include Isaac Asimov, Ray
Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Frank Herbert, Aldous Huxley, George
Orwell, Nevil Shute, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and Philip Wylie.
Includes a 39-minute multimedia presentation and 250 photos. Also
includes 100 interactive questions & answers.
MERRIAM-WEBSTER'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF
Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature with 10,000 entries
provides in-depth coverage of prominent authors and great works.
3.1/95/98 with 8MB of RAM and for Macintosh (68040+ processor, OS 7.1 or
higher, 8MB of RAM).