Literature and Composition Videos

Videos referenced in Literature and Composition (E2)

Module 1

1927 silent film of Robinson Crusoe

Theme Music from the 1970s TV show The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe Opera Excerpt

Module 2

Walden Pond video

Module 3

Trailer for 2002 film of The Count of Monte Cristo

Module 4

Listen to T. S. Eliot reading his own poem, “The Hollow Men”

Opera based on Heart of Darkness

Music inspired by TS Eliot’s poem “The Hollow Men”

Module 5

Trailer for Shadowlands film (about C.S. Lewis and Joy Gresham)

Module 6

University of Nebraska – Willa Cather’s letters

Composers Verdi, Bach, and Foster are mentioned in Death Comes for the Archbishop

Module 7

Mark Antony Funeral Oration scene from Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar performed on BBC Shakespeare

OperaTalk discusses Handel’s Julius Caesar in Egypt

Handel’s Julius Caesar Opera Aria “Se pieta di me non senti”

Handel’s Julius Caesar Opera Aria “L’angue offeso mai riposa”

Module 8

Medieval Music by Ivory Consort

Animated Bayeux Tapestry

Module 9

John Gielgud and Edith Evans perform the handbag scene from The Importance of Being Earnest (audio recording of stage performance)

Clips from the 1952 film of The Importance of Being Earnest

Videos for other levels of Excellence in Literature

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