E2 Context Resources

Literature and Composition Module 2.1

Robinson Crusoe

Study Guide: Literature and Composition (Excellence in Literature, English 2)

Focus Text

E2 Module 1 is the focus text for Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DeFoeRobinson Crusoe by Daniel DeFoe

Honors: The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss or The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DeFoe

Audiobook: http://amzn.to/2rMZtb1 

EIL 2.1 Context Resource Links

These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.

Readings

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/blackhistory/journeys/voyage_html/selkirk.htm

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-real-robinson-crusoe-74877644/

http://www.christianhistorytimeline.com/DAILYF/2002/02/daily-02-02-2002.shtml

https://excellence-in-literature.com/religion-in-robinson-crusoe-by-lilia-melani

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/nael/18century/topic_4/welcome.htm

 The Author’s Life

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/155842/Daniel-Defoe

http://www.notablebiographies.com/De-Du/Defoe-Daniel.html

http://www.luminarium.org/eightlit/defoe/defoebio.htm

Poetry

 

https://excellence-in-literature.com/john-dryden-poetry

https://excellence-in-literature.com/the-tree-by-anne-finch

http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/284

https://excellence-in-literature.com/the-wreck-of-the-deutschland-by-gerard-manley-hopkins

https://excellence-in-literature.com/gods-grandeur-by-gerard-manley-hopkins

https://excellence-in-literature.com/poetry-2/richard-austin-recites-hopkins-poetry

Audio

Audiobook: http://amzn.to/2rMZtb1 (I recommend the Charlton Griffin narration.)

http://librivox.org/robinson-crusoe-by-daniel-defoe/ (Amateur)

Video

http://www.rcrusoe.org/home_eng.html

 

https://excellence-in-literature.com/robinson-crusoe-1927-silent-film

Visual Arts

http://www.artpassions.net/wyeth/wyeth.html

https://excellence-in-literature.com/art-2/illustrator-howard-pyle

http://www.nga.gov/feature/artnation/vernet/index.shtm

Music

https://excellence-in-literature.com/opera-robinson-crusoe

https://excellence-in-literature.com/soundtrack-1970s-for-robinson-crusoe-television-show

Historic Context

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-19562787

Just For Fun

http://www.sitesalive.com/il/tg/private/iltgsurvival.htm

Tale of Little Pig Robinson

OR http://fadedpage.com/showbook.php?pid=20081007

https://excellence-in-literature.com/the-owl-and-the-pussy-cat-by-edward-lear


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