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Summer & Fall Reading Lists

Thank you all for a great semester, for your enthusiasm, and generosity!

Our concluding class for the Tuesday morning section will meet in Room 1027.

Our concluding class for the Wednesday evening session will be at our usual time & place.

Our Reading List for Literature for the 21st Century, Summer 2012:

  • Julian Barnes, The Sense of An Ending (Knopf)
  • Don DeLillo, The Angel Esmerelda (Scribner)
  • Tomas Transtromer, The Deleted World (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
  • Tea Obreht, The Tiger's Wife (Random House)
  • Arthur Phillips, The Tragedy of Arthur (Random House)
  • David Mitchell, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (Random House)
  • Magdalena Tulli, In Red (Archipelago Books)

Link to the NYU Summer site: LITR-CE9054

Our Reading List for Brilliant Minds, Fall 2012:

  • Homer, The Odyssey, trans. Fagles (Penguin)
  • Euripides, Hippolytus, trans. Grene (U Chicago)
  • Dante, The Divine Comedy, trans. Ciardi (NAL/Penguin)
  • Shakespeare, King Lear, ed. Orgel (Pelican)
  • Swift, Gulliver's Travels, ed. Demaria (Penguin)
  • Bronte, Wuthering Heights, ed. Nestor (Penguin)
  • Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard, trans. Carson (Penguin)
  • Kingston, Tripmaster Monkey (Vintage)