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Journey of the Magi by T. S. Eliot

“A cold coming we had of it . . . “ Journey of the Magi, by T. S. Eliot Here are two readings of “Journey of the Magi” by T. S. Eliot. The first reading is by British reader Martin Harris, … 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 … Continue reading

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T. S. Eliot Biography

This biography of T.S. Eliot comes from the Yale Modernism Lab, where you’ll find a wealth of resources about modernist writers in the years 1914-1926. You can view their original works and find out how they influenced each other; search … Continue reading

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Virginia Woolf Resources

Virginia Woolf Resources Virginia Woof (1882-1941) was a Modernist writer who used the “stream-of-consciousness” technique, as seen in her novel To the Lighthouse. If you’re reading To The Lighthouse, you may find this study guide helpful. Listen to Virginia Woolf’s … Continue reading

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The Hippopotamus by T S Eliot

The Hippopotamus by T. S. Eliot Similiter et omnes revereantur Diaconos, ut mandatum Jesu Christi; et Episcopum, ut Jesum Christum, existentem filium Patris; Presbyteros autem, ut concilium Dei et conjunctionem Apostolorum. Sine his Ecclesia non vocatur; de quibus suadeo vos … Continue reading

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Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature

Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature (E1) The Honors Track for Introduction to Literature involves additional reading and writing, which is described in the study guide. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve already read a focus text for … Continue reading

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Literature and Composition Videos

Videos referenced in Literature and Composition (E2): Unit 1 1927 silent film of Robinson Crusoe Theme Music from the 1970s TV show The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe Opera Excerpt Unit 2 Walden Pond video Unit 3 Trailer for … Continue reading

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The Hollow Men read by Marlon Brando

A dramatic reading of a poem can change your understanding of it. Although this Marlon Brando reading is no longer available on our site, you can hear T.S. Eliot’ reading his own poem “The Hollow Men” at this link: http://excellence-in-literature.com/lit-and-comp/e2-resources/the-hollow-men-read-aloud-by-t-s-eliot … Continue reading

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T S Eliot Poetry

Poems by T. S. Eliot Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) was a great Modernist poet who converted to Christianity mid-way through his career. He was a contemporary of Joseph Conrad, George Bernard Shaw, and Virginia Woolf, to name just a few. … Continue reading

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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot S’io credesse che mia risposta fosse A persona che mai tornasse al mondo, Questa fiamma staria senza piu scosse. Ma perciocche giammai di questo fondo Non torno vivo alcun, … Continue reading

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