E5 Context Resources

World Literature Module 5.6

Don Quixote

World Literature- Excellence in Literature: English 5Study Guide: World Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 5)

Focus Text: Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

Honors Text: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo or

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (You may select the abridged version.)

NOTE: It can be helpful to listen to the audiobook, especially for auditory students.

Audiobook: http://amzn.to/2qgAwV9

EIL 5.6 Context Resources

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.wwnorton.com/college/english/worldlit2e/short/ch/18/timelines.aspx

http://www.penguin.com/read/book-clubs/les-miserables/9780140444308

https://web.archive.org/web/20150404051244/www.tuts.com/Images/SeasonShowDocs/LesMiserables_StudyGuide.pdf

http://www.alalettre.com/Hugo-miserables.htm

The Author’s Life

 

https://excellence-in-literature.com/victor-hugo-a-persuasive-letter-regarding-john-brown

http://archive.is/xw5Ch

http://www.discoverfrance.net/France/Theatre/Hugo/hugo.shtml

http://www.victorhugo.gg/victor-hugo/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/victor-hugo-biography

Poetry

http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5670

http://www.gavroche.org/vhugo/vhpoetry/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/victor-hugo-poem-read-aloud

https://excellence-in-literature.com/boaz-asleep-by-victor-hugo

http://www.consolatio.com/2007/12/lamartine-man-h.html

Audio

Les Misérables with narrator Frederick Davidson: Amazon.com or Audible.com (This or the above version recommended for correct pronunciation of French names.)

http://www.tdej.org/2010_character_breakdown_vocal_range.php

http://librivox.org/les-miserables-vol-1-by-victor-hugo/ (Amateur)

Music

http://www.danielmcadam.com/victor-hugo.html

http://www.prestoclassical.co.uk/c/Godard%252C%2BB/all/1

http://dorakmt.tripod.com/music/romantic.html

http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000134

https://excellence-in-literature.com/la-marseillaise-sung-by-placido-domingo

https://excellence-in-literature.com/band-version-of-la-marseillaise-with-lyrics

http://www.marseillaise.org/english/audio.html

Video

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1707386/

http://www.decentfilms.com/blog/lesmiserables-60sec

Visual Arts

Napoleon Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis David

JLD_Napoleon

Historical Context

 

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/introduction-to-romanticism-from-lilia-melani

https://brians.wsu.edu/2016/10/12/romanticism/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/europe-and-the-superior-being-napoleon-by-steven-kreis

https://excellence-in-literature.com/the-romantic-era-by-steven-kreis

Places to Go

https://www.mtholyoke.edu/courses/rschwart/hist255-s01/mapping-paris/Mapping_Home.html

http://parismusees.paris.fr/en/victor-hugos-houses-paris/guernesey

Just for Fun

 

http://gavroche.org/vhugo/sentence.shtml


Index of World Literature context link pages

Note: All Amazon links are affiliate links provided for your convenience; full information in footer.

World 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)

 

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