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A ferocious modern masterpiece that has attained a global readership, the four novels by Elena Ferrante that comprise the “Neapolitan series” have been described as inimitable, groundbreaking and titanic, a work of genius. Beginning in the years after World War II and ending in 2010, these novels feature with increasing velocity two poor children from a neighborhood in Naples whose adult lives epitomize the tremendo...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 6704 - NLIT 0389 A
  • Birns, Margaret
Jan 21 - May 10
Online
Spring 2020
Focusing on a careful and close reading of what is often considered the nineteenth century's greatest novel, we will also examine the historical and social context of the Napoleonic era in which the novel is set as well as the world in which Tolstoy lived and wrote. Expressing Russia's central national mythologies, "War and Peace" also provides a critique of Russian culture and society and represents a challenge to t...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7114 - NLIT 0438 A
  • Anemone, Anthony
Jan 23 - May 07
On Campus
Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
The explosive power of the printed book in the early modern period anticipates the turbulent digital revolution in our time. We track the struggles over successive technologies of human communication. We investigate the revolutionary effects of “the book in the Renaissance,” culminating in fierce public reactions to publica- tion of Martin Luther’s Protestant Bible in German (1522). We investigate the dramatic twist...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7311 - NLIT 0338 A
  • Walker, Gina
Jan 23 - May 07
On Campus
Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
This course examines the complex interaction between the claims of History and Biography to be objective and the individual perspectives that are written into every narrative of the past. We focus on those figures from the fifteenth to the turn into the seventeenth century whom we believe we know most about: queens, kings, counselors, intellectuals, artists, rebels, and controversial candidates to posterity, to inves...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7309 - NHIS 0364 A
  • Walker, Gina
Jan 27 - May 11
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2020
A ferocious modern masterpiece that has attained a global readership, the four novels by Elena Ferrante that comprise the “Neapolitan series” have been described as inimitable, groundbreaking and titanic, a work of genius. Beginning in the years after World War II and ending in 2010, these novels feature with increasing velocity two poor children from a neighborhood in Naples whose adult lives epitomize the tremendo...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 6703 - NLIT 3389 A
  • Birns, Margaret
Jan 21 - May 10
Online
Spring 2020
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