Monday, November 28, 2011

S5S6: Assisi (MacCaig)

Your second poem for Higher English is Norman MacCaig's Assisi. To help with your revision, there are some new links in the poetry section of the S5S6 page. Here's a copy of the links (right-click to open in a new tab/window):

Assisi - Norman MacCaig ** NEW **
Wikipedia Entry: Assisi
Britannica Online Encyclopedia: Saint Francis of Assisi
Wikipedia Entry: Saint Francis of Assisi
Britannica Online Encyclopedia: Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi 
Wikipedia Entry: Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi
Culture Cafe Video (BBC): Norman Maccaig reads Assisi
BBC Booknotes: Annotated Copy of the Poem (Registration Required)

Norman MacCaig
Norman MacCaig (BBC Bitesize): Biography / Annotations
Norman MacCaig (Youtube): STV "Off the Page" Interview ** NEW **
BBC Scotland Article: The Enduring Appeal of Norman MacCaig

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