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Lecture List 2018-19

Lectures take place on Mondays at 5pm in IMC.002

Term 1

01 Oct. Introduction (Mike Niblett)

08 Oct. Goethe, Faust Part I (Nick Lawrence)

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

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

29 Oct. Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (Rochelle Sibley)

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

19 Nov. Ibsen, A Doll’s House (Liz Barry)

26 Nov. Natsume Soseki, Kokoro (Michael Gardiner)

03 Dec. Conrad, Heart of Darkness (Mike Niblett)

Term 2

07 Jan. 2018. Tagore, Home and the World (Mike Niblett)

14 Jan. Kafka, The Metamorphosis; Lu Xun,“A Madman’s Diary” (Rochelle Sibley)

21 Jan. Apollinaire, “Zone”; Eliot, The Waste Land (Nick Lawrence)

28 Jan. Katherine Anne Porter, Pale Horse, Pale Rider (Myka Tucker-Abramson)

04 Feb. Brecht, Mother Courage and Her Children (Matt Franks)

18 Feb. Beckett, Endgame (Dan Katz)

25 Feb. Lispector, The Hour of the Star (Paulo de Medeiros)

04 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” (Nick Lawrence)

11 Mar. Head, A Question of Power (Mike Niblett)