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Lecture List 2012-13

Lectures take place on Mondays at 5pm in IMC002.

Term 1

01 Oct. 2012. (Introduction: Daniel Katz)

08 Oct. Goethe, Faust Part I (James Hodkinson)

15 Oct. Equiano, Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, African (Stephen Shapiro)

22 Oct. Blake, “Auguries of Innocence”; Shelley, “Ode to the West Wind”; Pushkin, “The Bronze Horseman” (Emma Mason)

29 Oct. Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (James Christie)

12 Nov. Baudelaire, from “The Painter of Modern Life”; “The Swan” from Les Fleurs du Mal; “The Eyes of the Poor,” “Lost Halo,” “Bash the Poor!” from Spleen de Paris; Rimbaud, “The Drunken Boat” (Daniel Katz)

19 Nov. Ibsen, A Doll’s House (Stephen Purcell)

26 Nov. Soseki, Kokoro (Ashok Malhotra)

3 Dec. Conrad, Heart of Darkness (Pablo Mukherjee)

Term 2

7 Jan. 2013. Lu Xun, “Diary of a Madman”; Babel, “The Story of My Dovecote”; Borges, “The Garden of Forking Paths” (Nick Lawrence)

14 Jan. Kafka, The Metamorphosis (Joseph Jackson)

21 Jan. Apollinaire, “Zone”; Eliot, The Waste Land; from W. C. Williams, Spring and All (Daniel Katz and Nick Lawrence)

28 Jan. Katherine Anne Porter, Pale Horse, Pale Rider (Arina Cirstea)

4 Feb. Brecht, Mother Courage and Her Children (Christian Smith)

18 Feb. Beckett, Endgame (Daniel Katz)

25 Feb. Nabokov, Lolita (Eileen John)

4 Mar. Césaire, Notebook of a Return to the Native Land; O’Hara, “Ode: Salute to the French Negro Poets” and “The Day Lady Died”; Bishop, “Questions of Travel”; Brathwaite, “Letter Sycorax” (Daniel Katz and Nick Lawrence)

11 Mar. Ngugi, A Grain of Wheat (Nick Lawrence for Neil Lazarus)