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Shakespeare Resources

Shakespeare Resources

Shakespeare Resources Why do William Shakespeare’s plays still touch us today? This Renaissance playwright, poet, and actor had a unique way with words and a timeless grasp of human nature.  His works are considered...

Hermitage Video Tour

Hermitage Video Tour

Gary Bembridge offers a short video tour of the beautiful Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. The State Hermitage Museum is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world,...

Fitzgerald Audio Recordings

Fitzgerald Audio Recordings

F. Scott Fitzgerald Audio Recordings Listen to these 1940s recordings of F. Scott Fitzgerald reading and reciting famous literature — he has a magnificent, magical voice that seems to give insight into his works...

Edgar Allan Poe and his New York cottage, Fordam House, c. 1908.

Silence by Edgar Allan Poe

Silence by Edgar Allan Poe There are some qualities — some incorporate things, That have a double life, which thus is made A type of that twin entity which springs From matter and light,...

Ian McKellen Analyzes Shakespeare

Ian McKellen Analyzes Shakespeare

From British television, c. 1979: Actor Sir Ian McKellen analyzes Macbeth’s soliloquy “Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow” as an example of how Shakespeare’s plays should be acted (and understood by the audience). McKellen is...

Dr. Mahfood Dante Videos Index

Dr. Sebastian Mahfood has kindly shared these Dante videos with us: he has made a short video reflection on each canto of Dante’s Inferno. We hope you find these helpful in your studies. If...

Cantos 32 to 34 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Cantos 32 to 34 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Dr. Mahfood reflects on cantos 32-34, which cover Circle 9 of Hell in Dante’s Inferno. Please be aware that this is a challenging work with complex and mature themes. These optional video explanations contain...

Cantos 18 to 31 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Cantos 18 to 31 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Dr. Mahfood reflects on cantos 18 – 31, which cover Circle 8 of Hell in Dante’s Inferno. Please be aware that this is a challenging work with complex and mature themes. These optional video...

Cantos 12 to 17 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Cantos 12 to 17 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Dr. Mahfood reflects on cantos 12 – 17, which cover Circle 7 of Hell in Dante’s Inferno. (See the end of Canto 11 for the entrance into Circle 7.) Please be aware that this...

Cantos 4 to 11 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Cantos 4 to 11 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Dr. Mahfood reflects on cantos 4 – 11, which go through Circles 1-6 of Hell in Dante’s Inferno. Please be aware that this is a challenging work with complex and mature themes. These optional...