British Literature Module 4.5
Focus Text: Paradise Lost by John Milton
NOTE: This is an epic poem, created to be heard. I strongly recommend listening to it, or at least a portion of it.
- Paradise Lost audiobook: http://amzn.to/2qdlICN
The Confessions by St. Augustine of Hippo (Ignatius Critical Editions) OR
The Temple by George Herbert (poetry collection). This text is available online at:
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.
The Tale of Paradise Lost: Based on the Poem by John Milton by Jude Daly and Nancy Willard
The Author’s Life
Like most great epic poems, Paradise Lost is meant to be heard. You may get it on CD, or listen to a free audio version from Librivox.
Paradise Lost audiobook: http://amzn.to/2qdlICN (Recommended)
http://librivox.org/paradise-lost-by-john-milton/ (amateur recording)
http://www.paradiselostperformances.com – Under Maintenance
Places to Go
Annotated online edition:
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British Literature Texts (recommended editions)
British Lit study guide, and links to focus and honors texts (opens in a new tab at the author’s Everyday Education site)