The Resource Penguin Island, Anatole France

Penguin Island, Anatole France

Label
Penguin Island
Title
Penguin Island
Statement of responsibility
Anatole France
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Penguin Island is Anatole France's most searching and satirical novel. A humorous critique of customs and laws, rituals and rites, its subject is human nature, but its characters are penguins in the mythical land of Penguinia. The story of the strutting penguins and their virtues and vices is not merely a burlesque allegory of French history, but a satire of the history of mankind. With gentle yet biting irony, France challenges the Spencerian belief in the ultimate perfectibility of man, though his irony reveals his sympathy for man's weaknesses and his need for social institutions. First published in 1908, Penguin Island is widely regarded as Anatole France's masterpiece
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1844-1924
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France, Anatole
Dewey number
843/.8
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PQ2254.I4
LC item number
E5 2017
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Frederick Davidson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Davidson, Frederick
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  • Penguins
  • Civilization, Western
  • France
  • French fiction
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Penguin Island, Anatole France
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003317674
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 03 min., 08 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781538482605
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
52F52927-0EA6-4982-8AE3-073E8FE5F4FC
System control number
(OCoLC)1003317674
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Penguin Island, Anatole France
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003317674
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 03 min., 08 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781538482605
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
52F52927-0EA6-4982-8AE3-073E8FE5F4FC
System control number
(OCoLC)1003317674
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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