Classics Books Lecture Series
2016 Classic Books Lectures
Thursday, 2/18/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Theresa Tinkle. Lecture Topic: "The Travels of Sir John Mandeville"
Suggested Reading: The Penguin Classics edition of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
Thursday, 3/10/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Katharine Jenckes. Lecture Topic: Magical Realism in Latin American Literature
Suggested Reading: Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges. Grove Press published it in a paperback edition in 1969
Thursday, 3/17/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Fred Amrine. Lecture Topic: Goethe's Faust
Suggested Reading: The Norton Critical Edition of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust, Parts I and II, translated by Walter Arndt and edited by Cyrus Hamlin.
Thursday, 4/7/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Ralph Williams: Marlowe and Shakespeare
Suggested Reading: The following plays: The Jew of Malta and Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe; The Merchant of Venice and The Tempest by William Shakespeare.
Thursday, 4/21/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Enrique Santo-Tomás: Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes
Suggested Reading: Any reading on Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Thursday, 5/5/16 Classic Books Lecture Series
Professor Susan Parrish: As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Suggested Reading: As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner.
- All lectures are at the Ewald Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library at 7 p.m.
- Friends' members are free. Non-friends pay $10.00.