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Complete two-part set of 24 lectures (each 30 minutes long) on 12 audio CDs with accompanying course guides. In original hard cases....

Title : Masterworks of Early 20th-Century Literature (Great Courses, #2539)
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ISBN : 9781598033212
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Number of Pages : 132 Pages
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Masterworks of Early 20th-Century Literature (Great Courses, #2539) Reviews

  • Joseph
    2019-02-26 03:34

    Great survey of the Modernist movement-- Conrad to Faulkner. Also included Woolf, Lawrence, and Babel. Recommended reading of discussed books

  • Perry
    2019-03-12 09:31

    I Loved this CoursePerhaps the Best Course I've Ever HadI found this course more enjoyable and rewarding than any I've had in 8 years of higher education. Though that statement, I admit, may say something about the quality of my education, it probably has more to do with my maturity in the 20+ years since my last degree. Yet I think it has more to do with the superb professor, Dr. David Thorburn of MIT.What a wonderful set of lectures on modern literature, that has significantly transformed and improved my views and reading of modern literature. The professor is fantastic in his enthusiastic love for literature, art and artist/authors. I was sad after I couldn't find another set of lectures by Dr. Thorburn. I highly recommend this for those of us not graced with such a course or an education in creative arts.The Syllabus:Road Map—Modernism and Moral AmbiguityHow to Read Fiction—Joyce’s “An Encounter”Defining Modernism—Monet’s CathedralDefining Modernism—Beyond ImpressionismThe Man Who Would Be King—Imperial FoolsHeart of Darkness—Europe’s KurtzHeart of Darkness—The Drama of the Telling The Shadow-Line—Unheroic Heroes The Good Soldier—The Limits of IronyThe Good Soldier—Killed by Kindness Lawrence (and Joyce)—Sex in Modern Fiction“Horse Dealer’s Daughter”—A Shimmer WithinThe Metamorphosis—Uneasy DreamsDubliners—The Music of the OrdinaryUlysses—Joyce’s HomerUlysses—The Incongruity PrincipleTo the Lighthouse—Life Stand Still HereTo the Lighthouse—That Horrid Skull AgainIsaac Babel—Jew and CossackIsaac Babel—Odessa’s HomerFaulkner’s World—Our Frantic SteeplechaseAbsalom, Absalom!—The Fragile ThreadPale Fire—Modern or Postmodern?The Moral Vision of Modern Fiction

  • Bettie☯
    2019-03-24 09:16

    My hopes for this course are through the roof...Lecture 1: Road Map: Modernism and Moral Ambiguity:CAPTAIN CARPENTER By John Crowe RansomCaptain Carpenter rose up in his primePut on his pistols and went riding outBut had got wellnigh nowhere at that timeTill he fell in with ladies in a rout.It was a pretty lady and all her trainThat played with him so sweetly but beforeAn hour she'd taken a sword with all her mainAnd twined him of his nose for evermore. Lecture 2: How To Read Fiction: Joyce's An Encounter (Dubliners): In which our educator fiercely disses A Reader's Guide to James JoyceLecture 3: Defining Modernism: Monet's Cathedral: RouenLecture 4: Defining Modernism: Beyond Impressionism: Mr Bennet and Mrs BrownLecture 5: The Man Who Would Be King: Imperial FoolsRudyard Kipling's White Mans Burden (1899) No wonder Kipling is so reviled nowadays. Gunga DinNONFIC NOVEMBER 2015:CR White Mughals5* A History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts3* Rome and the Barbarians4* Field Notes From A Hidden City3* The King's Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England5* A History of Palestine 634-10993* Charlotte Brontë: A Life3* The Alhambra5* A Long Walk in the Himalaya: A Trek from the Ganges to Kashmir3* Buddhist Warfare4* A Gathering of SpoonsAB A Brief History of Roman Britain - Conquest and Civilization4* Victorian Glassworlds: Glass Culture and the Imagination, 1830-18803* Food Safari4* She-Wolves by Castor3* India: A Portrait2* The Archaeology of Ancient Sicily5* Classics of Russian Literature3* The Battle of Salamis4* The Age of Wonder5* Lost Worlds of South Americas3* Wind and Sand2* Skeptics Guide to the Great Books3* The Invention of France3* BalthusAB She-Wolves by NortonCR Every Time a Friend SucceedsCR Unfaithful Music and Disapearing Ink2* Thomas AquinasCR Invisible WomenCR Masterworks of Early 20thC LiteratureTTC:4* History of Science 1700 - 19005* A History of England from the Tudors to the StuartsTR Secrets of SleepTR Turning Points in Modern HistoryTR Apocalypse4* Myth in Human History3* A History of RussiaTR The Classics5* London4* Re-thinking Our Past4* The Vikings5* Lost Worlds of South America3* Rome and the BarbariansTR Living the French Revolution and the Age of NapoleonOH History of Science: Antiquity to 1700TR Albert Einstein: Physicist, Philosopher, HumanitarianTR Will to Power: The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche5* From Monet To Van Gogh: A History Of Impressionism5* History of the English languageTR The Late Middle Ages3* Great American Music: Boadway Musicals5* Classics of Russian Literature5* Lost Worlds of South America2* The Skeptic's Guide to the Great Books2* Thomas AquinasCR Masterworks of Early 20thC Literature