E5 Context Resources

World Literature Module 5.9

Out of Africa

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

Focus Text: Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen, a pseudonym for Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke

“Babette’s Feast” by Isak Dinesen (a short story)

Honors Text: 

Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton OR

Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life by C.S. Lewis

EIL 5.9 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.thenation.com/article/theater-isak-dinesen

http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/131christians/moversandshakers/kierkegaard.html

http://trinitypastor.wordpress.com/2009/02/10/kierkegaard-a-parable-of-a-king-and-a-maiden/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/memoir-as-post-modern-history-by-paul-gregory-alms

http://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1867&context=jrf

http://press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/243230.html

https://excellence-in-literature.com/babettes-feast-the-beatific-vision


One Thousand and One Arabian Nights by Geraldine McCaughrean:

http://absoluteshakespeare.com/guides/summaries/merchant_of_venice/merchant_of_venice_summary.htm

The Author’s Life

Roger Leslie’s Isak Dinesen: Gothic Storyteller

http://www.parisreview.com/viewinterview.php/prmMID/4911

http://blixen.dk/life-writings/karen-blixens-life/chronology/?lang=en

Poetry

http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poets/housman-e

https://excellence-in-literature.com/a-e-housman-poetry

Assigned poems are listed in the study guide.

http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/295

 

http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/96

Audio

http://amzn.to/2rV4LOn

Music

http://www.impresario.ch/opera/nuce/nutmoz.htm

https://excellence-in-literature.com/out-of-africa-soundtrack-music

Video

1985 movie: Out of Africa

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092603/parentalguide

Visual Arts

https://excellence-in-literature.com/art-2/british-artists

https://excellence-in-literature.com/art-2/italian-artists

https://excellence-in-literature.com/art-2/dutch-masters

http://www.maarupkirke.dk/

Historic Context

https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/postcolonialstudies/2014/06/10/207/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/history-of-kenya-by-bamber-gascoigne

Places to Go

http://blixen.dk/en/

http://www.museums.or.ke/karen-blixen/


Index of World Literature context link pages

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World Literature Texts (recommended editions)

World 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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