Category Archives: E4-Resources
Here is the trailer for The Knights of the Round Table (1953) with Robert Taylor, Mel Ferrer, and Ava Gardner.
Benjamin Bagby’s Beowulf recitation uses voice, gestures, and Anglo-saxon harp to bring the ancient epic poem to life. This short clip from the DVD of Bagby’s performance features an intense battle scene.
You can hear Virginia Woolf talking about words, the English language, and the difficulties of writing in this BBC broadcast from 1937.
Videos referenced in British Literature (E4): Unit 1 Beowulf battle scene performed by Benjamin Bagby: http://excellence-in-literature.com/british-lit/e4-resources/beowulf-battle-scene-performed-by-benjamin-bagby Unit 3 Knights of the Round Table 1953 movie trailer: http://excellence-in-literature.com/british-lit/e4-resources/knights-of-the-round-table-1953-movie-trailer Unit 7 Great Expectations 1946 film: http://excellence-in-literature.com/british-lit/e4-resources/great-expectations-1946-film Unit 9 Virginia Woolf (audio recording): … Continue reading
No coward soul is mine by Emily Brontë No coward soul is mine, No trembler in the world’s storm-troubled sphere: I see Heaven’s glories shine, And faith shines equal, arming me from fear. O God within my breast, Almighty, … Continue reading
Honors Texts for British Literature (E4) The Honors Track involves additional reading and writing. Or if you’ve already read a focus text for a unit, don’t worry, just substitute an honors text! For E4 Focus Texts and purchasing info for … Continue reading
Wuthering Heights Family Trees from Sara Selby Wuthering Heights can prove difficult for the first-time reader. Because names are repeated for characters in different generations, confusion is understandable. A pedigree developed by Charles Percy Sanger in his essay “The Structure … Continue reading
A Wuthering Heights Family Tree from Sara Selby (see main page for full credits) Hareton Earnshaw’s Lineage:
A Wuthering Heights Family Tree from Sara Selby (see main page for full credits) Linton Heathcliff’s Lineage:
A Wuthering Heights Family Tree from Sara Selby (see main page for full credits) Catherine Linton’s Lineage: