When: Wednesdays, Oct 11 – Dec 6, 9:45-11:45am
No class on November 22
Where: The Hampton Inn
Cost: $185.00 for 8 session(s)
Instructor: William A. Fry a founding member of the Learning Curve faculty, taught literature and writing at a Maryland college for more than thirty years.
Enduring Literature through the Ages
The great books have survived the centuries because they speak to the human experience in a way that continues to resonate with readers. Even if you have read these classics, you’ll want to join literature professor Bill Fry for a fresh look at these enduring works. This course will focus on eight of the world’s greatest authors from Euripides to Virginia Woolf, with emphasis on how their finest work was influenced by the time and place in which they lived.
Week 1: Euripides (480-406 B.C.) in Greece MEDEA (431 B.C.)
Week 2: Chaucer (1340-1400) in England “The Miller’s Tale” from THE CANTERBURY TALES (1386-1400)
Week 3: Dante: (1265-1321) in Italy THE INFERNO from THE DIVINE COMEDY (1308-1321)
Week 4: Cervantes (1547-1616) in Spain DON QUIXOTE (1605 & 1615)
Week 5: Shakespeare (1564-1616) in England MACBETH (1605)
Week 6: Goethe (1749-1832) in Germany FAUST (1808)
Week 7: Tolstoy (1828-1910) in Russia ANNA KARENINA (1877)
Week 8: Woolf (1882-1941) in England A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN (1929)
Register for Time Travelers – Tucson Session
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