American Literature Videos

Videos referenced in American Literature (E3):

Unit 1

William Zeitler plays the glass armonica (an instrument invented by Benjamin Franklin)

Unit 2

Poe’s poem “The Raven” read aloud by Christopher Walken, combined with Gustave Doré’s illustrations

Video introduction to the Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site in Louisiana

Unit 3

1920 silent film of The Last of the Mohicans

Composer Hector Berlioz’s overture Le Corsaire rouge (Red Rover), named in remembrance of Cooper

Unit 4

1940 movie trailer for The House of the Seven Gables

Unit 5

Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson, set to music by Aaron Copland

Sea shantie sung by the group Bounding Main

Unit 6

Huckleberry Finn movie trailers

The Adventures of Mark Twain Claymation movie trailer

Unit 7

Video introduction to Edith Wharton’s Massachusetts home, The Mount

Unit 8

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio discusses The Great Gatsby

Unit 9

Ernest Hemingway as a letter-writer

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Videos for other levels of Excellence in Literature

 

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