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by Joseph Campbell
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Joseph Campbell transformed the way we view mythology...

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by Bill Bryson
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Bryson celebrates Shakespeare as a writer of unimaginable talent and enormous inventiveness, a coiner of phrases that even today have common currency.

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by Adam Potkay
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The goal of this audio course is to provide listeners with a literary and historical overview of the Bible, from its opening in Genesis to its ending in the Book of Revelation, and also with a sense of some of the ways in which the Bible has influenced the literary traditions of the West.

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by Peter Meineck
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The plays of one ancient city 2,500 years ago by just four playwrights have had a profound effect on the development of all subsequent Western drama, not only on the theatrical stage, but on opera, film, television, stand-up comedy, and dance…

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by Timothy B. Shutt
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From the very outset in the West—from the time of Homer himself in about 750 BCE—the epic has been the most highly regarded of literary genres.

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by Eric H. Cline
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The Trojan War, captured forever in Homer's epic poem the Iliad, resonates to the present day in the popular imagination, and this magnificent confrontation continues to exert a tremendous influence on modern audiences.

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by Ravi Zacharias
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Why versus Why Not? Why did God place us in a world full of pleasures if we aren't meant to perue them all?

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by Harold Bloom
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Shakespeare's seven great tragedies contain unmistakable elements that set them apart from any other plays ever written. In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare embodied in the character of Juliet the world's most impressive representation ever of a woman in love.

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by Liza Knapp
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Russian literature of the 19th century is among the richest, most profound, and most human traditions in the world. This course explores this tradition by focusing on four giants: Ivan Turgenev, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, and Anton Chekhov.

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by Karen Karbiener
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In this course, Walt Whitman and the Birth of Modern American Poetry, we'll explore how Walt Whitman broke with the tyranny of European literary forms to establish a broad, new voice for American poetry.

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