Thursday, February 25, 2010

Colloquium and Cultural History

Medieval Literature

Abelard and Heloise, Letters and the Story of My Misfortunes
Augustine, Confessions
Benedict of Nursia, Rule
Beroul, Romance of Tristan
Geoffrey Chaucer, Canterbury Tales
Dante, The Inferno
Einhard, The Life of Charlemagne
Everyman and Other Medieval Miracle Plays
Geoffroi de Charny, The Book of Chivalry
Gregory the Great, Life of St. Benedict
Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories
Jean de Joinville, The Life of St. Louis
The Life of Christina Markyate
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Song of Roland
Virgil, Aeneid

Renaissance and Reformation Literature

Boccaccio, The Decameron
Robert Bolt, A Man for All Seasons
Baldassare Castiglione, The Book of the Courtier
Benevenuto Cellini, Autobiography
Laura Cereta, Collected Letters of a Renaissance Feminist
Erasmus, Praise of Folly
Ignatius Loyola, Autobiography
Martin Luther, Selected Writings
Machiavelli, The Prince
Sir John Mandeville, Travels
Thomas More, Utopia
Petrarch, My Secret, Selected Letters and Poems
Shakespeare, Sonnets

Early Modern Literature

Francis Bacon, Essays
Aphra Behn, Oroonoko
Olaudah Equiano, Narrative of the Life
Françoise de Graffigny, Letters of a Peruvian Woman
John Locke, Second Essay on Government
John Milton, Paradise Lost
Michel Montaigne, Essays
Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Relacion
Duc de Saint-Simon, Memoirs of Louis XIV
William Shakespeare, Othello
Voltaire, Candide
Mary Wollstonecraft, Vindication of the Rights of Women

Romantic and Modern Literature

James, Baldwin, The Fire Next Time
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights
Albert Camus, The Plague
Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents
Martha Gellhorn, The Face of War
Graham Greene, Journey Without Maps
Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude
Ivan Turgenev, Fathers and Sons
Virginia Woolf, To The Lighthouse

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