Category Archives: E4-Resources

Emma: A Play by Pamela Whalan

Emma: A Play by Pamela Whalan Sometimes, acting out a section of the novel can help you understand the text. We’re delighted that Pamela Whalan has given us a sneak peek at Emma: A Play before its official publication, so … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice: A Play by Pamela Whalan

Pride and Prejudice: A Play by Pamela Whalan Enjoy an excerpt from Pride and Prejudice: A Play, by Pamela Whalan, who has adaptated Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice for the stage. Sometimes acting out a section of the novel can … Continue reading

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Social Background of Pride and Prejudice by Pamela Whalan

The Social Background of Pride and Prejudice by Pamela Whalan Matrimony and Finances: Women’s Options, Marriage Settlements, and Family Obligations Cost of Living: Travel and Clothing Earning Money: Property, Military, Law, and Church Work and Leisure Time: Business, Parliament, The … Continue reading

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Of Education by John Milton

Of Education by John Milton Master Hartlib, I am long since persuaded that to say and do aught worth memory and imitation, no purpose or respect should sooner move us than simply the love of God and of mankind. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Biography

A Brief Biography of Jane Austen David Cody, Associate Professor of English, Hartwick College Jane Austen was born December 16, 1775, to Rev. George Austen and the former Cassandra Leigh in Steventon, Hampshire, the seventh of eight children. Like the … Continue reading

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Modernism, Faith, and Intellectuals

In a modernist culture hostile to Christianity, how did T. S. Eliot, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, and many more join the faith—and how did other intellectuals like Virginia Woolf react? Learn more about the interaction of Modernist attitudes, … Continue reading

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Faerie Queene Introductory Materials

This introduction to The Faerie Queene will help you to understand the time period when it was written, meet the author Edmund Spenser, and interpret the text’s allegory and verse structure. By Dr. George Armstrong Wauchope, Professor of English, South … Continue reading

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The Age Which Produced The Faerie Queene

The Age Which Produced The Faerie Queene  By Dr. George Armstrong Wauchope, Professor of English, South Carolina College The study of the Faerie Queene should be preceded by a review of the great age in which it was written. An … Continue reading

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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 Style 1. A ROMANTIC EPIC.—The Faerie … Continue reading

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Spenser Chronological Table of Events

What happened during the lifetime of Edmund Spenser (1552-1599), the author of The Faerie Queene? Learn more about this writer and put his life in context with the chart below. Chronological Table of Events By Dr. George Armstrong Wauchope, Professor … Continue reading

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