[Milton-L] Hearing the poem

Nancy Charlton nbcharlton at comcast.net
Fri Jan 8 11:48:46 EST 2010


Thanks for the heads-up and the links. Seems there is also some of Book 
IV and several sonnets, according to the information from a Yahoo search 
results page that came up when I entered the link. But alas, I can't get 
any sound to come out!

Nancy Charlton
presently very tech-challenged



Margaret Thickstun wrote:
> For people planning spring syllabi: YouTube has two excellent short 
> clips (under three minutes each) of Sir Ian Richardson reading the 
> Invocation to Book One and Satan's first speech.
>
> Go to YouTube. Type in “Ian Richardson Paradise Lost First Part” for 
> the Invocation; then try “Ian Richardson Paradise Lost Book 1,” which 
> will get you Satan’s first speech.
>
> I have put these to links on my syllabus. It seems an excellent way to 
> help students adjust to the cadence of the language without having to 
> go through more complicated steps, like putting recordings on reserve, 
> etc.
>
> All the best--Margie
>
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