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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...

Stacy Esch Resources

Stacy Esch Resources

Many thanks to Stacy Esch for providing these resources for Dante’s Divine Comedy, as well as a Tolkien essay (below) and sharing them with Excellence in Literature. Stacy Esch teaches composition and literature at West...

Approaching the Divine Comedy by Stacy Esch

Approaching the Divine Comedy by Stacy Esch

Approaching the Divine Comedy by Stacy Esch The Divine Comedy is an architectural masterpiece-the representative work of the middle ages, the masterpiece of medieval aesthetics, cosmology, politics, theology, psychology, philosophy, and even science, with...

World Literature Videos

World Literature Videos

Videos referenced in World Literature (E5) Study Guide: World Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 5) Module 1 Ancient Greek Music – Macedonia Module 2 Antigone on stage Module 3 Roman Water Wheel, London Museum Roman Weapons...

Texts for World Literature

Texts for World Literature

English V: World Literature What does World Literature cover? World Literature is a college-prep literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for...

Recitation of Dante’s Inferno by Roberto Benigni

Recitation of Dante’s Inferno by Roberto Benigni

Watch a brief video of Roberto Benigni reciting the fifth canto of Dante’s Inferno in the original Italian. It will allow you to appreciate the beauty of the language and rhythm of the poem....