27 August 2016—New York Review of Books Syllabus: Autumn 2016
27 August 2016—China's Lunar Calendar 2016 08-27
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|
363-2005 Thursday 4:00-5:30
Read all front matter (cover, inside-cover advertisement, table of contents, contributors)
4-6 Fintan O'Toole, "Our Worst Great Playwright"
By Women Possessed: A Life of Eugene O'Neill by Arthur Gel and Barbara Gelb
13-15 James Fenton, "The Disasters of War"
World War I and American Art (an exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts)
The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War (and exhibition...at Vassar College)
World War I and America: Told By the Americans Who Lived It edited by A. Scott Berg
16-17 John Banville, "Life as a Burning House"
Night of Fire by Colin Thubron
20-21 Robert O. Paxton, "A Parliament of Owls"
The Enigma of the Owl: An Illustrated Natural History by Mike Unwin and David Tipling
Owls: A Guide to Every Species in the World by Marianne Taylor
22-23 Darryl Pinckney, "Catching Up to James Baldwin"
The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race edited by Jesmyn Ward
24-26 Adam Thirlwell, "Tennis Anyone?"
Sudden Death by Álvaro Enrigue
(Sorry for the confusion last week; please do read the review essay for this week).
34-37 Gordon S. Wood, "The Inventor of the Presidency"
George Washington's Journey by T.H. Breen
38-39 Priyamvada Natarajan, "Calculating Women"
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel
Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt
40-41 Michael Gorra, "Losing the American Tone"
The Novels of the 1920s by Edith Wharton
42-44 Deborah Cohen, "More is More"
Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers...by Frank Trentmann
|[b] Shepherding the argument RF|