The Resource The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood ; performed by Claire Danes

The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood ; performed by Claire Danes

Label
The handmaid's tale
Title
The handmaid's tale
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood ; performed by Claire Danes
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States, now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining birthrate by reverting to, and going beyond, the repressive intolerance of the original Puritans. The regime takes the Book of Genesis absolutely at its word, with bizarre consequences for the women and men of its population. The story is told through the eyes of Offred, one of the unfortunate Handmaids under the new social order. In condensed but eloquent prose, by turns cool-eyed, tender, despairing, passionate, and wry, she reveals to us the dark corners behind the establishment's calm facade, as certain tendencies now in existence are carried to their logical conclusions
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performed by Claire Danes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Danes, Claire
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Misogyny
  • Women
  • Dystopias
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood ; performed by Claire Danes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
TV Tie-in edition.
Extent
1 MP3 CD (11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781543661910
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
MP3 discs can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood ; performed by Claire Danes
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
TV Tie-in edition.
Extent
1 MP3 CD (11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781543661910
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
MP3 discs can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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