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Tagged With: literature

Characteristics of gothic novels

LLCE How to tell you’re reading a gothic novel? Have a look at this article from the Guardian =

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Fallen Princesses

LLCE Dina Goldsteins’s series on her website :

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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

LLCE The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886), célèbre roman de l’écrivain écossais R.L. Stevenson, est entré dans le domaine public. Il peut donc être téléchargé gratuitement, par exemple sur le site :   Une bonne façon de progresser en compréhension orale et à l’écrit est d’écouter le texte tout … Continuer la lecture »

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Philip Roth

Philip Roth was considered as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, American writers of our time. He has just died at the age of 85. He became famous with the publication of Portnoy’s Complaint in 1969. He then wrote American Pastoral and The Human Stain, among many other novels! His writings have autobiographical … Continuer la lecture »

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 A website on which you can look for information about Shakespeare : A video offering a summary of Romeo and Juliet : The poster of Baz Luhrmann’s film (1996) and the trailer  [youtube][/youtube] The summary : [youtube][/youtube] The cartoon we watched in class : [youtube][/youtube]

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 Poster of The Wizard of Oz – 1939, by Victor Fleming.  The book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was written in 1900 by L. Frank Baum. Fiche de préparation au visionnage du film = wizard_of_oz2 Over the Rainbow, by Judy Garland [youtube][/youtube] Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg, music by H. Harlen Somewhere over the rainbow Way … Continuer la lecture »

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 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the famous detective Sherlock Holmes (with Dr Watson) who appeared for the first time in A Study in Scarlet in 1887.        Holmes investigated crimes thanks to his deductions and precise reasoning. But Conan Doyle was also interested in spiritism. He thought that the fairies on this photo were real!

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