Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Literature Circles: December

We will spend December on A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce.

Here are some works of Tragedy and / or Modernism (though not all choices fit perfectly)

Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert
A Lesson Before Dying (supplemented by selections from Joyce's Dubliners), Ernest J. Gaines
Ghetto Nation, Cora Daniels and Savage Inequalities, Jonathan Kozol
Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi
Snow Country, Yasunari Kawabata (plus one more from the list in back of book of Japanese Literature)
Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison
Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf
Town and the City, Jack Kerouac
A Vonnegut Novel (Slaughterhouse-Five, supplemental material)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe) will need a supplement (Possibly Amiri Baraka)
Othello and Tempest, Shakespeare (with essays)
Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez

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