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The presentations focus on the importance of disappearance as much as appearance, presence as well as absence, and growth in the guise of degeneration, arguing from difference perspectives for the importance of malaise or corrosion as a subject of study. The presentations focus on the importance of disappearance as much as appearance, presence as well as absence, and growth in the guise of degeneration, arguing from difference perspectives for the importance of malaise or corrosion as a subject of study.

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Tonga | Tonga | Decay | Decay | enchantment | enchantment | american literature | american literature | riots | riots | attrition | attrition | second language loss | second language loss | Irish literature | Irish literature | Tonga | Decay | enchantment | american literature | riots | attrition | second language loss | Irish literature | Tonga | Decay | enchantment | american literature | riots | attrition | second language loss | Irish literature

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s Chivalric Romance as a Source of Italian Epic Theory s Chivalric Romance as a Source of Italian Epic Theory

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Professor Daniel Javitch (Emeritus Prof. Comparative Literature, New York University) gives a talk for the Keble College ASC Creativity lecture series on 28th May 2013. Professor Daniel Javitch (Emeritus Prof. Comparative Literature, New York University) gives a talk for the Keble College ASC Creativity lecture series on 28th May 2013.

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literature | literature | Ariosto | Ariosto | keble college | keble college | romance | romance | Italian literature | Italian literature | chivarly | chivarly | italian | italian | literature | Ariosto | keble college | romance | Italian literature | chivarly | italian | literature | Ariosto | keble college | romance | Italian literature | chivarly | italian

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The presentations focus on the importance of disappearance as much as appearance, presence as well as absence, and growth in the guise of degeneration, arguing from difference perspectives for the importance of malaise or corrosion as a subject of study. The presentations focus on the importance of disappearance as much as appearance, presence as well as absence, and growth in the guise of degeneration, arguing from difference perspectives for the importance of malaise or corrosion as a subject of study.

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Tonga | Tonga | Decay | Decay | enchantment | enchantment | american literature | american literature | riots | riots | attrition | attrition | second language loss | second language loss | Irish literature | Irish literature | Tonga | Decay | enchantment | american literature | riots | attrition | second language loss | Irish literature | Tonga | Decay | enchantment | american literature | riots | attrition | second language loss | Irish literature

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Lecture eight in the Approaching Shakespeare series asks the question that structures Richard II: does the play suggest Henry Bolingbroke's overthrow of the king was justified? Lecture eight in the Approaching Shakespeare series asks the question that structures Richard II: does the play suggest Henry Bolingbroke's overthrow of the king was justified?

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Richard II | Richard II | language | language | english literature | english literature | literary criticism | literary criticism | drama | drama | literature | literature | shakespeare | shakespeare | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | Richard II | language | english literature | literary criticism | drama | literature | shakespeare | #greatwriters | Richard II | language | english literature | literary criticism | drama | literature | shakespeare | #greatwriters

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The life and death of King Richard the Second. (eBook) The life and death of King Richard the Second. (eBook)

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ePub version of text The life and death of King Richard the Second. / Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. ePub version of text The life and death of King Richard the Second. / Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

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Richard II | Richard II | language | language | english literature | english literature | literary criticism | literary criticism | drama | drama | literature | literature | shakespeare | shakespeare | epub | epub | Richard II | language | english literature | literary criticism | drama | literature | shakespeare | epub | Richard II | language | english literature | literary criticism | drama | literature | shakespeare | epub

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s Literature s Literature

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Dr Carolyne Larrington, Supernumerary Fellow and Tutor in English, St John's College, gives a talk to accompany the exhibition 'Magical Books: From The Middle Ages to Middle Earth'. Dr Carolyne Larrington, Supernumerary Fellow and Tutor in English, St John's College, gives a talk to accompany the exhibition 'Magical Books: From The Middle Ages to Middle Earth'.

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literature | literature | bodleian | bodleian | norse | norse | s literature | s literature | middle earth | middle earth | myths | myths | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | s literature | middle earth | myths | #greatwriters | 2013-10-23 | s literature | middle earth | myths | #greatwriters | 2013-10-23

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DH Lawrence 5. The Alps DH Lawrence 5. The Alps

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Catherine Brown gives the fifth lecture in the DH Lawrence series. Catherine Brown gives the fifth lecture in the DH Lawrence series.

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mountains | mountains | literature | literature | nature | nature | DH Lawrence | DH Lawrence | great writers | great writers | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | mountains | literature | nature | DH Lawrence | great writers | #greatwriters | mountains | literature | nature | DH Lawrence | great writers | #greatwriters

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DH Lawrence 6. Birds, Beasts and Children DH Lawrence 6. Birds, Beasts and Children

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Catherine Brown gives the sixth lecture in the DH Lawrence series. Catherine Brown gives the sixth lecture in the DH Lawrence series.

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DH Lawrence | DH Lawrence | sons and lovers | sons and lovers | literature | literature | women in love | women in love | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | DH Lawrence | sons and lovers | literature | women in love | #greatwriters | DH Lawrence | sons and lovers | literature | women in love | #greatwriters

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Old English in Context Lecture 1 - Historical texts Old English in Context Lecture 1 - Historical texts

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Lecture by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, Oxford University - placing Old English literature in its historical and social context. Lecture by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, Oxford University - placing Old English literature in its historical and social context.

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literature | literature | england | england | medieval | medieval | old english | old english | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | english | english | anglo-saxon | anglo-saxon | literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2008-01-17 | literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2008-01-17

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DH Lawrence 7. Reception History DH Lawrence 7. Reception History

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Catherine Brown gives the Seventh and final lecture in the DH Lawrence series. Catherine Brown gives the Seventh and final lecture in the DH Lawrence series.

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literature | literature | lawrence | lawrence | great writers | great writers | sons and lovers | sons and lovers | obscenity trial | obscenity trial | women in love | women in love | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | feminism | feminism | literature | lawrence | great writers | sons and lovers | obscenity trial | women in love | #greatwriters | feminism | literature | lawrence | great writers | sons and lovers | obscenity trial | women in love | #greatwriters | feminism

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Old English in Context Lecture 2 - Society Old English in Context Lecture 2 - Society

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Lecture delivered by Dr Stuart D Lee, 24/1/08, English Faculty, University of Oxford on Anglo-Saxon society in relation to the literature. Lecture delivered by Dr Stuart D Lee, 24/1/08, English Faculty, University of Oxford on Anglo-Saxon society in relation to the literature.

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literature | literature | england | england | medieval | medieval | old english | old english | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | english | english | anglo-saxon | anglo-saxon | literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2008-01-24 | literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2008-01-24

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Old English in Context Lecture 4 - Manuscripts Old English in Context Lecture 4 - Manuscripts

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Fourth and final lecture by Dr S D Lee, University of Oxford, on Old English in Context. 7/2/08. Fourth and final lecture by Dr S D Lee, University of Oxford, on Old English in Context. 7/2/08.

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literature | literature | england | england | medieval | medieval | old english | old english | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | english | english | anglo-saxon | anglo-saxon | literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2008-02-07 | literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2008-02-07

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Old English Tour - British Library Old English Tour - British Library

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Audio Only Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. Audio Only Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. A step-by-step guide to accompany you through the Old English manuscripts on display in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery of London's British Library, describing notable features, how to read them, etc. This is designed to be used in the room itself. Audio Only Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. Audio Only Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. A step-by-step guide to accompany you through the Old English manuscripts on display in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery of London's British Library, describing notable features, how to read them, etc. This is designed to be used in the room itself.

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literature | literature | england | england | medieval | medieval | manuscript | manuscript | old english | old english | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | english | english | anglo-saxon | anglo-saxon | literature | england | medieval | manuscript | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2007-03-21 | literature | england | medieval | manuscript | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2007-03-21

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The Spanish tragedie (eBook) The Spanish tragedie (eBook)

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The Spanish tragedie / Kyd, Thomas, 1558-1594. This is the epub edition of the play. The Spanish tragedie / Kyd, Thomas, 1558-1594. This is the epub edition of the play.

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jacobean | jacobean | language | language | theatre | theatre | elizabethan | elizabethan | renaissance | renaissance | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | english literature | english literature | jacobean | language | theatre | elizabethan | renaissance | #greatwriters | english literature | jacobean | language | theatre | elizabethan | renaissance | #greatwriters | english literature

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A practical Masterclass with Greg Doran from the Royal Shakespeare Company on how Shakespeare spins rhetoric for the actor, with Sam Leith, journalist and writer, and author of 'You Talkin' to Me'. Students from Oxford University Drama Society take part. A practical Masterclass with Greg Doran from the Royal Shakespeare Company on how Shakespeare spins rhetoric for the actor, with Sam Leith, journalist and writer, and author of 'You Talkin' to Me'. Students from Oxford University Drama Society take part.

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literature | literature | humanities | humanities | drama | drama | Royal Shakespeare Company | Royal Shakespeare Company | shakespeare | shakespeare | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | humanitas | humanitas | literature | humanities | drama | Royal Shakespeare Company | shakespeare | #greatwriters | humanitas | literature | humanities | drama | Royal Shakespeare Company | shakespeare | #greatwriters | humanitas

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A practical Masterclass looking at what clues Shakespeare puts into the verse for the actor. Students from Oxford University Drama Society will take part in the masterclass with an audience. A practical Masterclass looking at what clues Shakespeare puts into the verse for the actor. Students from Oxford University Drama Society will take part in the masterclass with an audience.

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literature | literature | humanities | humanities | drama | drama | Royal Shakespeare Company | Royal Shakespeare Company | shakespeare | shakespeare | #greatwriters | #greatwriters | humanitas | humanitas | literature | humanities | drama | Royal Shakespeare Company | shakespeare | #greatwriters | humanitas | literature | humanities | drama | Royal Shakespeare Company | shakespeare | #greatwriters | humanitas

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s Literature - Lecture 4 s Literature - Lecture 4

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Fourth lecture in the Green Templeton College lecture 2015. This lecture focusses on the changing literary world of the child and the place of literature in the lives of today's children. The purpose is to consider developments in children's literature in their own right, to identify and critique depictions of children in literature and to relate developments in children's literature to the changing nature of children's lives. Consideration will be given to the child's world as depicted both in key books and literary characters. Fourth lecture in the Green Templeton College lecture 2015. This lecture focusses on the changing literary world of the child and the place of literature in the lives of today's children. The purpose is to consider developments in children's literature in their own right, to identify and critique depictions of children in literature and to relate developments in children's literature to the changing nature of children's lives. Consideration will be given to the child's world as depicted both in key books and literary characters.

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children | children | literature | literature | children | literature | children | literature

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11.949 City Visions: Past and Future (MIT) 11.949 City Visions: Past and Future (MIT)

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This class is intended to introduce students to understandings of the city generated from both social science literature and the field of urban design. The first part of the course examines literature on the history and theory of the city. Among other factors, it pays special attention to the larger territorial settings in which cities emerged and developed (ranging from the global to the national to the regional context) and how these affected the nature, character, and functioning of cities and the lives of their inhabitants. The remaining weeks focus more explicitly on the theory and practice of design visions for the city, the latter in both utopian and realized form. One of our aims will be to assess the conditions under which a variety of design visions were conceived, and to as This class is intended to introduce students to understandings of the city generated from both social science literature and the field of urban design. The first part of the course examines literature on the history and theory of the city. Among other factors, it pays special attention to the larger territorial settings in which cities emerged and developed (ranging from the global to the national to the regional context) and how these affected the nature, character, and functioning of cities and the lives of their inhabitants. The remaining weeks focus more explicitly on the theory and practice of design visions for the city, the latter in both utopian and realized form. One of our aims will be to assess the conditions under which a variety of design visions were conceived, and to as

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understandings of the city | understandings of the city | social science literature and the field of urban design | social science literature and the field of urban design | literature on the history and theory of the city | literature on the history and theory of the city | larger territorial settings | larger territorial settings | nature | character | and functioning of cities | nature | character | and functioning of cities | lives of inhabitants | lives of inhabitants | theory and practice of design visions for the city | theory and practice of design visions for the city | utopian | utopian | utopian and realized form | utopian and realized form | patterns of territorial ?nestedness? | patterns of territorial ?nestedness? | future prospects of cities | future prospects of cities | territory | territory | cities | cities | context | context | local | local | national | national | global | global | urban settings | urban settings | city design | city design | social justice | social justice | politics of change | politics of change | urban design | urban design | history | history | theory | theory | territorial settings | territorial settings | urbanites | urbanites | city dwellers | city dwellers | inhabitants | inhabitants | nestedness | nestedness | regional | regional | imperial | imperial | politics | politics | sociology | sociology

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21L.002 Foundations of Western Culture II (MIT) 21L.002 Foundations of Western Culture II (MIT)

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Complementary to 21L.001. A broad survey of texts - literary, philosophical, and sociological - studied to trace the growth of secular humanism, the loss of a supernatural perspective upon human events, and changing conceptions of individual, social, and communal purpose. Stresses appreciation and analysis of texts that came to represent the common cultural possession of our time. Enrollment limited. HASS-D, CI. Readings this semester ranging from political theory and oratory to autobiography, poetry, and science fiction reflect on war, motives for war, reconciliation and memory. The readings are largely organized around three historical moments: the Renaissance and first contacts between Europe and America (Machiavelli, Cortés, Sahagún); the European age of revolutions (Volt Complementary to 21L.001. A broad survey of texts - literary, philosophical, and sociological - studied to trace the growth of secular humanism, the loss of a supernatural perspective upon human events, and changing conceptions of individual, social, and communal purpose. Stresses appreciation and analysis of texts that came to represent the common cultural possession of our time. Enrollment limited. HASS-D, CI. Readings this semester ranging from political theory and oratory to autobiography, poetry, and science fiction reflect on war, motives for war, reconciliation and memory. The readings are largely organized around three historical moments: the Renaissance and first contacts between Europe and America (Machiavelli, Cortés, Sahagún); the European age of revolutions (Volt

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secular humanism | secular humanism | literature appreciation | literature appreciation | literature analysis | literature analysis | political theory | political theory | oratory | oratory | autobiography | autobiography | poetry | poetry | science fiction | science fiction | war | war | Renaissance | Renaissance | Machiavelli | Machiavelli | Cort?s | Cort?s | Sahag?n | Sahag?n | European age of revolutions | European age of revolutions | Voltaire | Voltaire | Blake | Blake | Williams | Williams | Civil War | Civil War | abolition | abolition | Stowe | Stowe | Whitman | Whitman | Lincoln | Lincoln | Lowell | Lowell | Walcott | Walcott | Ondaatje | Ondaatje | O.S. Card | O.S. Card

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Translation as Literature Translation as Literature

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Matthew Reynolds, Fellow and Tutor in English Language and Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Translations are never as good as their originals - or so we tend to think. But why should that be? Surely translation can involve gain as well as loss? But, if it does that, doesn't it stop being translation and turn into something else: a 'version', 'interpretation' or 'poem in its own right'? The 2013 St Anne's Founding Fellows Lecture will explore these questions with the help of a range of wonderful translations into English, such as Dante, Virgil, Homer, Sappho, Zamyatin, Sereni, Rouzeau, Dryden, Pope, Ciaran Carson, Natasha Randall, Peter Robinson and Susan Wickes. We will discover what it means for a piece of writing to be at once a translation and Matthew Reynolds, Fellow and Tutor in English Language and Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Translations are never as good as their originals - or so we tend to think. But why should that be? Surely translation can involve gain as well as loss? But, if it does that, doesn't it stop being translation and turn into something else: a 'version', 'interpretation' or 'poem in its own right'? The 2013 St Anne's Founding Fellows Lecture will explore these questions with the help of a range of wonderful translations into English, such as Dante, Virgil, Homer, Sappho, Zamyatin, Sereni, Rouzeau, Dryden, Pope, Ciaran Carson, Natasha Randall, Peter Robinson and Susan Wickes. We will discover what it means for a piece of writing to be at once a translation and

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oxford | oxford | translation | translation | literature | literature | alumni | alumni | oxford | translation | literature | alumni | oxford | translation | literature | alumni

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Julius Caesar Julius Caesar

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This lecture on Julius Caesar discusses structure, tone, and politics by focusing on the cameo scene with Cinna the Poet. This lecture on Julius Caesar discusses structure, tone, and politics by focusing on the cameo scene with Cinna the Poet.

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shakespeare | shakespeare | literature | literature | tragedy | tragedy | julius caesar | julius caesar | rome | rome | theatre | theatre | shakespeare | literature | tragedy | julius caesar | rome | theatre | 2015-05-11 | shakespeare | literature | tragedy | julius caesar | rome | theatre | 2015-05-11

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21L.001X Foundations of World Culture I: World Civilizations and Texts (MIT) 21L.001X Foundations of World Culture I: World Civilizations and Texts (MIT)

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This course aims to introduce students to the rich diversity of human culture from antiquity to the early 17th century. In this course, we will explore human culture in its myriad expressions, focusing on the study of literary, religious and philosophical texts as ways of narrating, symbolizing, and commenting on all aspects of human social and material life. We will work comparatively, reading texts from various cultures: Mesopotamian, Greek, Judeo-Christian, Chinese, Indian, and Muslim. Throughout the semester, we will be asking questions like: How have different cultures imagined themselves? What are the rules that they draw up for human behavior? How do they represent the role of the individual in society? How do they imagine 'universal' concepts like love, family, duty? How have the This course aims to introduce students to the rich diversity of human culture from antiquity to the early 17th century. In this course, we will explore human culture in its myriad expressions, focusing on the study of literary, religious and philosophical texts as ways of narrating, symbolizing, and commenting on all aspects of human social and material life. We will work comparatively, reading texts from various cultures: Mesopotamian, Greek, Judeo-Christian, Chinese, Indian, and Muslim. Throughout the semester, we will be asking questions like: How have different cultures imagined themselves? What are the rules that they draw up for human behavior? How do they represent the role of the individual in society? How do they imagine 'universal' concepts like love, family, duty? How have the

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philosophy | philosophy | religion | religion | human society | human society | international classical literature | international classical literature | great books | great books | classics | classics | world literature | world literature

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21G.022J International Women's Voices (MIT) 21G.022J International Women's Voices (MIT)

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International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distributed in class, students learn about the history and culture of each of the countries these authors represent. The way in which colonialism, religion, nation formation and language influence each writer is a major concern of this course. In addition, students examine the patterns of socialization of wom International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distributed in class, students learn about the history and culture of each of the countries these authors represent. The way in which colonialism, religion, nation formation and language influence each writer is a major concern of this course. In addition, students examine the patterns of socialization of wom

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21G.022 | 21G.022 | WGS.141 | WGS.141 | Women | Women | International | International | Global | Global | Contemporary literature | Contemporary literature | Writers | Writers | Asia | Asia | Africa | Africa | Middle east | Middle east | Latin america | Latin america | North america | North america | Non-western | Non-western | Gender roles | Gender roles | Culture | Culture | Heritage | Heritage | Female | Female | History | History | Colonialism | Colonialism | Religion | Religion | Nationalism | Nationalism | Socialization | Socialization | Language | Language | Patriarchal | Patriarchal | Sex | Sex | Marriage | Marriage | Politics | Politics | Love | Love | Work | Work | Identity | Identity | Fiction | Fiction | literature | literature | SP.461J | SP.461J | WMN.461J | WMN.461J | SP.461 | SP.461 | WMN.461 | WMN.461

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Timon of Athens Timon of Athens

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Emma Smith finishes her Approaching Shakespeare series with a lecture on the play Timon of Athens. Emma Smith finishes her Approaching Shakespeare series with a lecture on the play Timon of Athens.

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shakespeare | shakespeare | approaching shakespeare | approaching shakespeare | literature | literature | elizabethan | elizabethan | drama | drama | tragedy | tragedy | shakespeare | approaching shakespeare | literature | elizabethan | drama | tragedy | shakespeare | approaching shakespeare | literature | elizabethan | drama | tragedy

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s Lost s Lost

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Emma Smith continues her Approaching Shakespeare series with a lecture on the play Love's Labour's Lost. Emma Smith continues her Approaching Shakespeare series with a lecture on the play Love's Labour's Lost.

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shakespeare | shakespeare | literature | literature | drama | drama | comedy | comedy | shakespeare | literature | drama | comedy | 2015-05-26 | shakespeare | literature | drama | comedy | 2015-05-26

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