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Resources for Evangeline.


 
TEXTS
Longfellow. Evangeline from the Louisiana Anthology

This is the free, online edition of Evangeline offered by the Louisiana Anthology. It has our footnotes.

Longfellow. Evangeline from the Internet Archive

An online, free edition of Evangeline from the Internet Archive. It is a scan of an 1890 edition (edited by H. I. Strang and A. J. Moore) in various formats; pdf, epub, Kindle, Daisy, and txt. This edition has some helpful information for teachers — it includes a “topical synopsis” of the poem, a biography of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, a critical introduction to the poem, and extensive endnotes.

Longfellow. The Riverside Evangeline from the Internet Archive

This is the very first Riverside Edition of any book. It’s old enough to be in public domain now. It has a brief biography of Longfellow, an introduction to the poem, extensive footnotes, and a pronunciation guide at the end.

Longfellow. The Riverside Evangeline from the Internet Archive

This is the very first Riverside Edition of any book. It’s old enough to be in public domain now. It has a brief biography of Longfellow, an introduction to the poem, extensive footnotes, and a pronunciation guide at the end.

Evangeline from Project Gutenberg

This is a free online edition from the Project Gutenberg, edited by W.F. Conover. It has a collection of endnotes, an Argument (summary of the intent of the edition), and extensive suggestions for teaching the text. It could be very helpful to making lesson plans.

The Land of Evangeline. John F. Herbin. Gutenberg

This is a free online edition from the Project Gutenberg, with many pictures, a good introduction, a history of Grand-Pré, and the text of the poem. It could also be very helpful to making lesson plans.

Evangeline audiobook from LibriVox at Archive.org.

A free audiobook version brought to you by LibriVox and the Internet Archive.


 
Teaching Materials.
Et Ego in Arcadia

The history of the terms Arcadia, Acadia, Acadie, Acadiana, Acadians, ’Cadians, Cajuns.

Evangeline Lecture

Bruce Magee’s lecture on Evangeline

9th Grade Unit Lesson Plans

Length of Unit: (7-9) lessons, intended to be inserted into LDOE Evangeline Unit, grade 9. This is a unit designed by a group of my seniors and grad students.

11th-12th Grade Unit Lesson Plans

Length of Unit: 20 lessons, intended to be inserted into LDOE Evangeline Unit, grades 11-12. This is a unit designed by a group of my seniors and grad students.

Week 1

Week 1 covers the background of the story & Canto 1. Unfortunately these lessons haven’t been written yet.



Week 2

Week 2 covers Cantos 2-4.



Week 3

Week 3 covers Cantos 5-7.



Week 4

Week 4 covers Cantos 8-10.

Supplements for Evangeline 8-10.





 
Podcasts
Evangeline discussion on the Louisiana Anthology.

Episode 5. Bruce Magee and Stephen Payne discuss Evangeline.

 

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