A companion site for courses by Peter Arcese on classics, contemporary literature, and the arts ... Here you will find items related to our readings and discussions ... Ideas, images, background information, suggested readings, bibliographies, and notes on related performances, all find a presence here ... Enjoy your reading and check back regularly for new posts!
The play and performance
Lecture & Reading
Indians in South Africa
Gwendolyn Brooks reads her poems aloud (including "The Mother")
Gwendolyn Brooks Reading (intro poem by Haki R. Madhubuti)
The Sweet Flypaper of Life (Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes)
Here are links on James Baldwin to get you started for our upcoming discussion: