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EIL 4.4 King Lear Context

EIL 4.4 King Lear Context

British Literature Module 4.4 Study Guide: British Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 4) Focus Text: King Lear by William Shakespeare You will need the text (Ignatius Critical Edition recommended), as well as a video of this play....

Charles Dickens Biography

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) is one of the best-known authors of Victorian England, and he has created some of the most memorable characters in British Literature. Early Life He was born on the 7th of...

EIL 2.7 Shakespeare Context

EIL 2.7 Shakespeare Context

Literature and Composition Module 2.7 Julius Caesar Study Guide: Literature and Composition (Excellence in Literature, English 2) Focus Text Module 7: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare Honors: King John by William Shakespeare Audiobook: http://amzn.to/2s2fREk EIL 2.7 Context Resource Links...

Alexandre Dumas biography

Alexandre Dumas biography

Alexandre Dumas, also known as Alexandre Dumas père, was a French author and playwright, best known for his historical adventure fiction. As one of France’s most widely read authors, his works have been translated into dozens...

EIL 1.8 Shakespeare Context

EIL 1.8 Shakespeare Context

Introduction to Literature Module 1.8 The Tempest Study Guide: Introduction to Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 1) Focus Text The Tempest by William Shakespeare Honors: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare NOTE: This is a play, written to be seen...

EIL 2.8 Scott Context

EIL 2.8 Scott Context

Literature and Composition Module 2.8 Ivanhoe Study Guide: Literature and Composition (Excellence in Literature, English 2) Focus Text Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott Honors: Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare or Rob Roy by Scott  Audiobook: http://amzn.to/2qIHWwu EIL...

Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott Biography

SIR WALTER SCOTT, Bart. (1771-1832), Scottish poet and novelist, was born at Edinburgh on the 15th of August 1771. His pedigree, in which he took a pride that strongly influenced the course of his...

Cultivating a Pleasant Speaking Voice

Cultivating a Pleasant Speaking Voice

When teaching the art of recitation or rhetoric, we sometimes forget to teach one element essential for confident presentation: a pleasant, well-modulated speaking voice. A timid, squeaky, mumbling, or breathy voice is not only be tiring to use, but can be a social and business liability. Here are a few ideas for cultivating a pleasant, well-modulated speaking voice.

Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser Biography

The Life of Edmund Spenser Author of The Faerie Queene Spenser biography Dr. George Armstrong Wauchope, Professor of English, South Carolina College Birth and early years Edmund Spenser was born in London near the...

Level 2 Resource Updates

Level 2 Resource Updates

Literature and Composition Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources often move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the most recent updates for Level 2: Literature and Composition. Module 1...

Level E4 Resource Updates

Level E4 Resource Updates

British Literature Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources sometimes move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the most recent updates for Level 4: British Literature. Remember, you can always type...

English I: Introduction to Literature

Level 1 Resource Updates

Introduction to Literature Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources often move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the most recent updates for Level 1: Introduction to Literature. Module 1...

Study of The Faerie Queene

Study of The Faerie Queene

Study of The Faerie Queene By Dr. George Armstrong Wauchope, Professor of English, South Carolina College A Romantic Epic Influence of the New Learning Interpretation of the Allegory The Spenserian Stanza Versification Diction and...

Victor Hugo Biography

Victor Hugo Biography Man is neither master of his life nor of his fate. He can but offer to his fellowmen his efforts to diminish human suffering; he can but offer to God his...

Hidden Histories by Jonathan Gottschall

Hidden Histories ‘The Odyssey’ and ‘The Iliad’ are giving up new secrets about the ancient world By Jonathan Gottschall September 28, 2008 [This article has been abridged for use on the Excellence in Literature...

Goethe Biography (1911)

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist and philosopher, is known for Faust and Letters to a Young Poet, among other things.

James Russell Lowell Biography (1911)

James Russell Lowell Biography (1911)

James Russell Lowell Biography Family history and childhood Early work and romance Literature, reform, and family life The Biglow Papers Family tragedies Teaching and traveling The Atlantic Monthly Work abroad End of life Overview...

Honors Texts for Literature and Composition

Honors Texts for Literature and Composition

Honors Texts for Literature and Composition (E2) The Honors Track for Literature and Composition involves additional reading and writing, which is described in the study guide. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve already read...

Introduction to Romanticism in art; Caspar David Friederich.

Introduction to Romanticism from Lilia Melani

Introduction to Romanticism by the English Department at Brooklyn College, courtesy of Dr. Lilia Melani Romanticism has very little to do with things popularly thought of as “romantic,” although love may occasionally be the...

Approaching the Divine Comedy by Stacy Esch

Approaching the Divine Comedy by Stacy Esch

Approaching the Divine Comedy by Stacy Esch The Divine Comedy is an architectural masterpiece-the representative work of the middle ages, the masterpiece of medieval aesthetics, cosmology, politics, theology, psychology, philosophy, and even science, with...

Honors Texts for British Literature

Honors Texts for British Literature

Honors Texts for British Literature (E4) The Honors Track for British Literature is outlined in the study guide and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve...

English I: Introduction to Literature

Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature

Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature (E1) The Honors Track for Introduction to Literature involves additional reading and writing, which is described in the study guide. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve...

Texts for British Literature

Texts for British Literature

English IV: British Literature, A Survey Course What does British Literature cover? British Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literary survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for...

Texts for Literature and Composition

Texts for Literature and Composition

English II: Literature and Composition What does Literature and Composition cover? Literature and Composition is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for...

Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick and other adventures.

Hawthorne and His Mosses by Herman Melville

Hawthorne and His Mosses By Herman Melville From The Literary World, August 17 and 24, 1850 [with the original creative spelling] By a Virginian Spending July in Vermont A papered chamber in a fine...