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Lecture List 2019-20

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

Term 1

30 Sept. Introduction (Nick Lawrence)

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

14 Oct. Equiano, Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, African (Christine Okoth)

21 Oct. Blake, "Auguries of Innocence"; Shelley, "Ode to the West Wind" and "The Mask of Anarchy"; Pushkin, "The Bronze Horseman" (Sarah Burdett)

28 Oct. Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (Rochelle Sibley)

11 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)

18 Nov. Ibsen, A Doll's House (Liz Barry)

25 Nov. Natsume Soseki, Kokoro (Michael Gardiner)

02 Dec. Conrad, Heart of Darkness (Caitlin Vandertop)

Term 2

06 Jan. 2020. Tagore, The Home and the World (Divya Rao)

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

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

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

03 Feb. Brecht, Mother Courage and Her Children (Martin Schauss)

17 Feb. Beckett, Endgame (Martin Schauss)

24 Feb. Lispector, The Hour of the Star (Caitlin Vandertop)

02 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)

09 Mar. Cliff, No Telephone to Heaven (Christine Okoth)