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Art for Divine Comedy by Dante

Gustave Doré did a series of famous illustrations for Dante’s Divine Comedy, which we study in World Literature, Module 4. Here are a few examples of these highly detailed etchings. Click on an image...

Inferno Cantos 32 to 34 Questions and Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 32 to 34 Questions and Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Final Destinations Cantos XXXII – XXXIV by Stacy Esch, with illustrations selected by EIL staff Circle 9, The Frozen Pit Treacherous Fraud [To be expanded] Dante arrives at the bottom of the Inferno,...

Inferno Cantos 18 to 31 Questions/Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 18 to 31 Questions/Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Final Destinations Cantos XVIII – XXI by Stacy Esch, with illustrations selected by EIL staff The Eighth Circle, Malebolge Sins of Fraud Malebolge, Dante’s name for the Eighth Circle, furthers our understanding of...

Inferno Cantos 12 to 17 Questions for Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 12 to 17 Questions for Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Questions for Analysis Cantos XII – XVII by Stacy Esch, with illustrations selected by EIL staff Professor Esch’s original materials have been edited by the Excellence in Literature staff for use on this...

Inferno Cantos 5 to 11 Structure Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 5 to 11 Structure Analysis by Stacy Esch

Structure in the Inferno Analysis of Cantos V – XI by Stacy Esch [with illustrations selected by EIL staff] An alert reading of these early cantos helps us identify an underlying unity that turns...

Inferno Cantos 1 to 5 Questions for Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno Cantos 1 to 5 Questions for Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Questions for Analysis, Cantos I – V by Stacy Esch [with illustrations selected by EIL staff] What is the “dark wood”? How did Dante get there? [see Introducing Canto I] What’s the significance...

“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe, Read by Christopher Walken

“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe, Read by Christopher Walken

“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe is evocative enough when read aloud, but Christopher Walken’s flawless recitation, accompanied by appropriate sound effects and beautifully engraved illustrations from the art of Paul Gustave Doré, makes it unforgettable....