Classics Books Lecture Series
2016 Classic Books Lectures
Thursday, 2/18/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Theresa Tinkle. Lecture Topic: "The Travels of Sir John Mandeville"
Suggested Reading: The Penguin Classics edition of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
Thursday, 3/10/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Katharine Jenckes. Lecture Topic: Magical Realism in Latin American Literature
Click on the link to read García Márquez's Nobel Prize acceptance speech.
Also, please see the three attachments at the bottom of the page for the readings to go with this lecture,
Thursday, 3/17/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Fred Amrine. Lecture Topic: Goethe's Faust
Suggested Reading: The Norton Critical Edition of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust, Parts I and II, translated by Walter Arndt and edited by Cyrus Hamlin.
Thursday, 4/7/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Ralph Williams: Marlowe and Shakespeare
Suggested Reading: The following plays: The Jew of Malta and Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe; The Merchant of Venice and The Tempest by William Shakespeare.
Thursday, 4/21/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Enrique Santo-Tomás: Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes
Suggested Reading: Any reading on Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Thursday, 5/5/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Susan Parrish: As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Suggested Reading: As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner.
- All lectures are at the Ewald Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library at 7 p.m.
- Friends' members are free. Non-friends pay $10.00.
|García Márquez, A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings.pdf||492.8 KB|
|Cortázar, Axolotl.pdf||355.57 KB|
|García Márquez, Balthazar's Marvelous Afternoon.pdf||425.59 KB|