Senior English
25 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

Ken Kesey Biography

Ken Kesey Biography | Senior English | Scoop.it
Ken Kesey was one of Oregon’s most famous, critically acclaimed, and controversial authors. His rise to literary and cultural prominence was the product of his distinctive skills and experiences...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

The Real Story of Frankenstein's Monster (Full Documentary)

The Real Story of Frankenstein's Monster (Full Documentary) ... ... ... 2013 This documentary and the rest of the documentaries here are about important time...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.”

― Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” <br/><br/>― Mary Shelley, Frankenstein | Senior English | Scoop.it
“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” ― Mary Shelley, Frankenstein” ("Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” ― Mary Shelley, Frankenstein" http://t.co/lA9S8vABcf)...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

A Deconstruction of Love: Mary and Percy Shelley Edition - Flavorwire

A Deconstruction of Love: Mary and Percy Shelley Edition - Flavorwire | Senior English | Scoop.it
A Deconstruction of Love: Mary and Percy Shelley Edition
Flavorwire
In honor of Valentine's Day, Flavorwire is deconstructing a few famous pop-culture romances. Here's our first effort, on Mary and Percy Shelley.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

Introduction to The Victorian Gothic | Great Wr...

Introduction to The Victorian Gothic | Great Wr... | Senior English | Scoop.it
In the Victorian era, Gothic fiction had ceased to be a dominant literary genre.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

Italo Calvino's essays, Collection of Sand, is a brainy delight - Spectator.co.uk

Italo Calvino's essays, Collection of Sand, is a brainy delight - Spectator.co.uk | Senior English | Scoop.it
Spectator.co.uk Italo Calvino's essays, Collection of Sand, is a brainy delight Spectator.co.uk I thought of the Japanese lodger while reading Italo Calvino's wonderful essays, Collection of Sand, published in Italy in 1984, a year before Calvino...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

Jane Eyre: Summary, Characters and Analysis - Free English Literature Video

Jane Eyre: Summary, Characters and Analysis - Free English Literature Video | Senior English | Scoop.it
Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, was first published in 1847 under Bronte's pseudonym, Currier Bell. It's about a girl named - not surprisingly -...
Ms van Leent's insight:

Jane Eyre summarised by an English teacher, with cute cartoons!

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ms van Leent from megansenglishext
Scoop.it!

Treatment of Feminism - Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea


Via Julie Kadir, Megan Woods
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ms van Leent from Classics in the Classroom
Scoop.it!

Mary Shelley’s Handwritten Manuscripts of Frankenstein Now Online for the First Time

Mary Shelley’s Handwritten Manuscripts of Frankenstein Now Online for the First Time | Senior English | Scoop.it

View Mary Shelley's hand-written manuscript notebooks, with a typed transcript.


Via Elizabeth Sky-McIlvain
more...
Elizabeth Sky-McIlvain's curator insight, November 3, 2013 9:37 PM

Not sure I would have loved to view this as a student, but it is worth a try if you are teaching the novel.  Ask: did she revise? when? why?  Interesting to actually think about the workflow back then: idea/dream to printed text.  

Rescooped by Ms van Leent from What I listened to or watched or hope to
Scoop.it!

Love Italo Calvino? Me too. Listen to a BBC Radio documentary.

Love Italo Calvino? Me too. Listen to a BBC Radio documentary. | Senior English | Scoop.it
David Eagleman Blog

Via elly
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

What is Romanticism? - Make your ideas Art

What is Romanticism? - Make your ideas Art | Senior English | Scoop.it
Romanticism (also the Romantic era or the Romantic period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

The Romantics - Liberty (BBC documentary)

Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks! Peter Ackroyd reveals how the radical ideas of liberty that inspired the French Revolution opened up a world of possi...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

Method to the Madness (on Poe, madness and Jean Rhys ...

Method to the Madness (on Poe, madness and Jean Rhys ... | Senior English | Scoop.it
Patrick McGrath, whose novel “Spider” was published in 1990 and made into a film by David Cronenberg, writes about Gothic Horror in Poe and other writers, including Jean Rhys (section in bold) in this article for The New ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

Public voice of solitary thinker - The Australian

Public voice of solitary thinker - The Australian | Senior English | Scoop.it
Public voice of solitary thinker
The Australian
ONE of Italo Calvino's favourite descriptions of himself was as a hermit.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ms van Leent
Scoop.it!

Literary Corner Cafe: Book Review - Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

Literary Corner Cafe: Book Review - Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys | Senior English | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.