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Beowulf Battle Scene performed by Benjamin Bagby

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. Other British Literature (E4) videos Related Content:British Literature … Continue reading

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British Literature Videos

Videos referenced in British Literature (E4): Unit 1 Beowulf battle scene performed by Benjamin Bagby Unit 2 Music by the medieval composer Thomas Tallis Unit 3 Audio recording of English madrigal song “The Nightingale” Knights of the Round Table 1953 … Continue reading

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Texts for British Literature

English IV: British Literature, A Survey Course What does British Literature cover? British Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literary survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for their place … Continue reading

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Why Read Beowulf? by Robert F. Yeager

Why Read Beowulf? By Robert F. Yeager Beowulf, the rousing Old English poem of man and monster, has been a classroom classic for generations. Its own survival as a text is nearly as epic as the story it tells. Beowulf’s … Continue reading

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