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by Hubert L. Dreyfus
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The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God.

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by Emma Smith
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Each lecture in this series focuses on a single play by Shakespeare, and employs a range of different approaches to try to understand a central critical question about it.

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by Marsh McCall
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Most human lives contain major turning points: crises that transform an individual’s future development...

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by Amy Hungerford
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In "The American Novel Since 1945" students will study a wide range of works from 1945 to the present.

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by John Rogers
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This class is a study of Milton's poetry, with attention paid to his literary sources, his contemporaries, his controversial prose, and his decisive influence on the course of English poetry.

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by Wai Chee Dimock
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This course examines major works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner, exploring their interconnections on three analytic scales...

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by Cyrus Patell
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This course is a survey of American literature and literary history, from the early colonial period to the eve of the Civil War.

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by Gregory Nagy
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The true “hero” of this course is the logos, or word, of logical reasoning, as activated by Socratic dialogue.

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by Lois Zamora
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This course will focus on recent novels that have been described by the term "magical realism." Magical realism engages the usual devises of narrative realism, but with a difference: the supernatural is an ordinary matter, an everyday occurrence, accepted and integrated into the rationality and materiality of literary realism.

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by Langdon Hammer
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This course covers the body of modern poetry, its characteristic techniques, concerns, and major practitioners.

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