Amazing Early Lives: Four Autobiographical Novels And Three Short Stories
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March 27, 2023 - May 1, 2023 (6 sessions)
Mondays, 6:30PM - 8:30PM ET
Virtual via Zoom
The early novels of James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and James Baldwin, as well as three of their short stories, provide insight into these writers' personal lives and definitely into their later novels. After we've read and discussed them, participants will get a chance to write a brief page (optional) about their "amazing early life."
March 27, 2023 - A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN by James Joyce
April 3, 2023 - "Araby" by James Joyce and THIS SIDE OF PARADISE by F. Scott Fitzgerald
April 10, 2023 - "Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald and THE SUN ALSO RISES by Ernest Hemingway
April 17, 2023 - THE SUN ALSO RISES (continued discussion) and "The Capital of the World" by Ernest Hemingway
April 24, 2023 - GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN by James Baldwin
May 1, 2023 - Concluding Discussion and Optional Assignment: Write one page of "My Amazing Early Life" to read and discuss in class.
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