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the weekly responsibility of each student
1) to have closely read in advance
the work scheduled,
2) prepare an analysis of a
3) present analysis when called
upon either Tuesday or Thursday
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As a matter of fact it is of no importance whether Benedetto Marcello found it
or made it. The rite is the poet's rest. It may be an old hymn to Demeter or
also illustrate Coela enarrant gloriam Domini. It is susceptible of nodes or
modes as far apart as hyperphrygian and mixolydian and of texts so divergent as
priests haihooping round David's that is Circe's or what am I saying Ceres'
altar and David's tip from the stable to his chief bassoonist about his
almightiness. Mais, nom de nom, that is another pair of trousers. Jetez la
gourme. Faut que jeunesse se passe. (He stops, points at Lynch's cap, smiles,
laughs.) Which side is your knowledge bump?
THE CAP (With saturnine spleen.) Bah! It is because it is. Woman's reason.
Jewgreek is greekjew. Extremes meet. Death is the highest form of life. Bah!
- Oxen Of The Sun
The Holy Bible:
King James Version
-Hebrew Bible: Genesis, Judges, Job
Testament: Mathew, Acts, Romans
Robert Fagles, (Translator) Penguin Books
The Oedipus Cycle:
Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone
A Contemporary Translation. Ahmed Ali.
Princeton University Press; Bilingual edition
The Epic of Son-Jara. A West
African Tradition. Indiana UP 1992.
Chretien de Troyes.
Miguel De Cervantes.
Don Quixote: The Ormsby
Translation, Revised Backgrounds and Sources Criticism.
If Ormsby is
unavailable: Don Quijote: A New
Translation, Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism. Norton.
Oxford Mark Musa,
-----. The Inferno.
Oxford University Press. Sinclair, trans
Robinson Crusoe.  Norton.
Candide : or Optimism 
Raffel, Trans Yale University Press
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Sufferings of Young Werther.  Trans. Morgan.
: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature.
Princeton University Press
Format of Course
1. Post weekly responses (500 word minimum) to
readings/lectures/discussion via WebBoard;
2. Write 5-7 pp essay on one of the texts.
3. Post Final Research Paper Thesis.
4. Final 10-15 pp Research Essay due end of semester.