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Landscape by Yayannos Apostolos (the painting that inspired the background art on this site)
Literature Humanities Homepage at Columbia
Core Curriculum page at Columbia
What is "Close Reading"? (by Rebecca)
"Self-Help Sheet" for essay writing (by Rebecca)
Perseus Digital Library homepage (original texts of Greek and Latin works, plus lookup tools and other resources)
Glossary of Literary Terms designed for students of the Hebrew Bible ("Old Testament"); also useful for other ancient texts.
Definitions of Irony (Dramatic, Structural, and Verbal) from theUniversity of Victoria (Can.)
Here's a twenty-page-ish
essay about Augustine's Confessions, by James J. O'Donnell;
Encyclopedia.com articles for issues relating to the Confessions:
Study questions for Confessions I-IX (by Rebecca)
Digital Dante, a Web project developed by the Institute for Learning Technologies at Columbia University.
Site devoted to Dante's Inferno at the University of Georgia (less intellectual than Digital Dante, but more visually splendid)
Study questions for Inferno I-XI (by Rebecca)
Page on Montaigne at Oregon State University, with links (scroll down) to searchable digital text of the Essays (trans. Charles Cotton)
"Love, Tyranny, and Madness" --a BBC site/compendium of resources related to Shakespeare's King Lear.
"Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet," a site at Palomar College (San Marcos, CA) aiming to be "a complete annotated guide to the scholarly Shakespeare resources available on Internet."
Shakespeare Web -- another collection of Web resources, some high-brow, some irrelevant.
Don Quixote Home Page at The Kennedy Center
The Cervantes Project (Digital Library) at Texas A&M
Information about the Enlightenment (Age of Reason) from encyclopedia.com:
Useful timelines and background info, plus links to digital texts and other sources of information, at Sonoma State University (created by Niki Jorgensen for Prfo. Robert L. Jefferson's History 371 course):
From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy:
Study questions for Pride and Prejudice (by Rebecca)
"Dostoevsky in Space"--a curious, but useful, source of Dostoevsky info (and adulation?).
A summary of Dostoevsky-related online resources, from Brandeis University.
New York Times magazine article about Virginia Woolf, by Claudia Roth Pierpont (655 words, plus photo)
Obituary of Nabokov, July 5, 1977, from The New York Times
Readings by Nabokov of his own poetry at the 92nd Street Y, New York City (these are both RealAudio files):
"A talk with Mr. Nabokov" (New York Times interview with N. in 1951, seven years before he became [in]famous with Lolita)
"Why Nabokov Detests Freud" (transcript of a 1966 television interview with Nabokov)
Martin Amis essay on Lolita, from a Random House site dedicated to Nabokov
Images and Multimedia: a selection from the two films made of Lolita, put together by students at the U. of Arizona.
Discussion questions for Lolita from the Random House website.
"Lolita – From Nabokov’s Novel (1955) to Kubrick’s Film (1962) to Lyne’s (1997)" --article by Flagler College film professor Constantine Santas (author of Responding to Film).
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