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Resources for Introduction to Literature: English 1.

Treasure Island Film Trailer

Treasure Island, an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, tells a tale of pirates and buried treasure. It is traditionally considered a coming-of-age story and is one of the most frequently dramatized of all novels. Treasure Island trailer from the … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre trailer

Jane Eyre, a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë, was published in 1847, and has several times been adapted for the screen. It traces the tumultuous life of heroine Jane Eyre from childhood to adulthood, telling the story of her … Continue reading

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Mark Twain House Video

Where did Mark Twain live? The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) and his family from 1874 to 1891. Designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter in American High Gothic style, … Continue reading

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Tempest Overture Tchaikovsky

Toscanini conducts Tchaikovsky’s overture for The Tempest, on NBC in 1944. Other Introduction to Literature (E1) videos

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My Fair Lady 1964 movie trailer

My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story presents Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor … Continue reading

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Trailer for Around the World in 80 Days 1956 film

Here’s a trailer for the 1956 film of Around the World in 80 Days, inspired by the book by Jules Verne. (Yes, the video begins by showing a modern rocket–keep watching! This is the correct trailer for this film.) Other … Continue reading

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Level 1 Resource Updates

Introduction to Literature Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources often move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the most recent updates for Level 1: Introduction to Literature. Module 1 (E1.1) Focus Texts: A Worn Path … Continue reading

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Idylls of the King written by Tennyson

Idylls of the King Index by Alfred, Lord Tennyson Flos Regum Arthurus (Joseph of Exeter) Contents Dedication The Coming of Arthur THE ROUND TABLE Gareth and Lynette The Marriage of Geraint Geraint and Enid Balin and Balan Merlin and Vivien … Continue reading

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To the Queen from Idylls of the King by Tennyson

Idylls of the King by Alfred, Lord Tennyson To the Queen Previous: The Passing of Arthur Table of Contents To the Queen O loyal to the royal in thyself, And loyal to thy land, as this to thee— Bear witness, … Continue reading

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The Passing of Arthur from Idylls of the King by Tennyson

Idylls of the King by Alfred, Lord Tennyson The Passing of Arthur Previous: Guinevere | Next: To the Queen Table of Contents The Passing of Arthur That story which the bold Sir Bedivere, First made and latest left of all the … Continue reading

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