27 August 2015—New York Review of Books Syllabus: Autumn 2015
27 August 2014—China's Lunar Calendar 2014 08-27
27 August 2014—New York Review of Books Syllabus: Autumn 2014
27 August 2013—China's Lunar Calendar 2013 08-27
27 August 2013—Syllabic Cycles: Chinese History and Culture (2013)-b
27 August 2012—The New Yorker and the World: Course Description (f)
27 August 2011—Annals of Ostracism: The Crime of Cephu
|[a[ Gates to learning RF|
NYRB readings will be "due" on Mondays in all classes unless I tell you otherwise through e-mail or in class.
Read all front matter (cover, inside-cover advertisement, table of contents, contributors)
8-10 Hilton Als, "The Heroic Art of Agnes Martin"
Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art by Nancy Princenthal
4-6 Cathleen Schine, "Weiner!"
Weiner a documentary film directed by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg
19-21 Patricia Storace, "The Shock of the Little"
Small Stories: At Home in a Dollhouse (museum exhibition)
21-23 Paul Krugman, "Money: The Brave New Uncertainty of Mervyn King"
The End of Alchemy by Mervyn King
24-26 Helen Vendler, "Wallace Stevens: The Real and the Made-up"
The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens by Paul Mariani
30-31 Darryl Pinckney, "Blacks and Jews Entangled"
Oreo by Fran Ross
28-30 David Cole, "The Terror of Our Guns"
32-34 James Romm, "The Great Rescue in Timbuktu"
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer
35-36 Peter Brooks, "On the Track of Evil in Dublin"
Even the Dead by Benjamin Black
37-39 Peter Brown, "The Glow of Byzantium"
40-41 Fintan O'Toole, "The Ultimate Oedipus at the Opera"
Oedipe by George Enescu
|[b] Shepherding the argument RF|