World Literature Videos

Videos referenced in World Literature (E5)

World Literature- Excellence in Literature: English 5Study Guide: World Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 5)

Module 1

Ancient Greek Music – Macedonia

Module 2

Antigone on stage

Module 3

Roman Water Wheel, London Museum

Roman Weapons

Module 4

Recitation of Dante’s Inferno (5th canto) in the original Italian

1911 silent film of Dante’s Inferno

Dr. Mahfood’s Dante videos

Module 5

Short clip from the 2000 film of Don Quixote

Module 6

Placido Domingo sings La Marseillaise

Band version of La Marseillaise, with lyrics

Victor Hugo poem read aloud

Module 7

Trailer for a film about Anna Akhmatova

Scene from the opera Eugene Onegin, based on Pushkin’s novel with music composed by Tchaikovsky, sung by Russian native Anna Netrebko

Video footage of Leo Tolstoy

Brief video history of Russia

Video tour of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg

Module 8

Goethe’s Faust, read aloud in the original German

Franz Lizst’s Faust symphony

Richard Wagner’s Faust overture

“The Damnation of Faust” by Hector Berlioz

Schumann’s Faust overture

Faust opera performance (video excerpt)

Faust 1926 silent film

Module 9

Out of Africa Soundtrack Music


Videos for other levels of Excellence in Literature

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