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Fall 2008 Brilliant Minds reading list

Readings include:

  1. Aristophanes, The Complete Plays, (we will read Clouds), trans. Roche (New American Library)
  2. Comnena, The Alexiad (Penguin Classics)
  3. Shakespeare, Coriolanus (The Pelican Shakespeare)
  4. Eliot, The Mill on the Floss (Penguin Classics)
  5. Nietzsche, The Birth of Tragedy and Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)
  6. Joyce, Dubliners (Oxford World's Classics)
  7. Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita (Penguin Classics)
  8. Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel

Editions subject to change.

Literature for the 21st Century

Included on our reading list for Literature for the 21st Century, Summer 2008 are:

  1. J. M. Coetzee, Diary of a Bad Year
  2. Junot Diaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
  3. Robert Pinsky, Gulf Music
  4. David Mitchell, Black Swan Green
  5. Ali Smith, The Accidental
  6. Lydia Davis, Varieties of Disturbance
  7. Tracy Letts, August: Osage County