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COMP-LIT 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Kishinev Pogrom, Henry Nash Smith, Annette Kolodny
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Comp-Lit 131 Week 7 Lecture 1 Herzl Excerpts Theodor Herzl o Father of modern political Zionism o Author Judenstaat (1896) Altneuland (1902) ...

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COMP-LIT 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: National Film Registry, Leni Riefenstahl, Carlo Ginzburg
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Comp-Lit 133 Week 2 Lecture 1 Forbidden Planet Forbidden Planet (1956) o Debut of Star TREK (1966) o Morbius, Moebius, Morpheus o Robby as supporting character, with goatee ...

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COMP-LIT 131
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COMP-LIT 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Marcel Mauss, Postpartum Depression, Social Fact
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Comp-Lit 131 Week 5 Lecture 1 Traffic in Women Essay o Talks about what it would take for equality between the sexes in a society An Anthropological View of Marriage o Marcel Mauss. Theo...

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COMP-LIT 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Gustave Courbet, Robert Mapplethorpe, Meliorism
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Comp-Lit 131 Week 3 Lecture 3 History is Stranger than Fiction o Two contemporary critics, with two very different views of the past, and of utopian thinking Next time...

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COMP-LIT 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Musical Chairs, Universal Health Care, High Tech
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Comp-Lit 131 Week 2 Lecture 2 Utopia Excerpts Thomas Moore (1478-1535) and Utopia (1516) o Really? What makes this a utopia at all? o Balance sheet: positive vs. negative o Truly a ...

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COMP-LIT 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Michel De Montaigne
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CompLit 131 Week 1 Lecture 2 Speculative Fiction Table o Look up on Wikipedia The Tempest o Look at it through what Aristotle said about tragic theater Action o It turns that notion upside down Plot is complicated, manipul...

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COMP-LIT 133 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Eastern State Penitentiary, Jeremy Bentham, Michel Foucault
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CompLit 131 Week 6 Lecture 1 We Giles Deleuze o Every philosophy has both a chant (both mantra and song) and a cri (both cry and scream) o Thesis When it comes to the nation, there are only three forms of utopia: Anarcholi...

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COMP-LIT 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: The Daemon Lover, Elizabeth Bowen
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9.28.17 Elizabeth​ ​Bowen ● Anglo-Irish​ ​novelist,​ ​short​ ​story​ ​writes ● In​ ​the​ ​background​ ​of​ ​her​ ​writing​ ​is​ ​the​ ​London​ ​of​ ​World​ ​War​ ​II ● She​ ​incorporates​ ​supernatural​ ​ele...

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COMP-LIT 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Albert Camus, Existentialism, Algerian War

9.21.17 Albert​ ​Camus ● French-Algerian​ ​journalist,​ ​novelist,​ ​essayist,​ ​and​ ​Nobel​ ​laureate​ ​(1957) ● Often​ ​associates​ ​with​ ​Existentialism ● ​ ​Took​ ​active​ ​role​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Resista...

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COMP-LIT 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Guy De Maupassant, The Necklace, Costume Jewelry

9.19.17 Conflict ● Internal ● External ● Conflict​ ​can​ ​be​ ​between​ ​people​ ​or​ ​some​ ​force Three​ ​Examples​ ​of​ ​Conflict ● The​ ​Five​ ​People​ ​you​ ​Meet​ ​in​ ​Heaven:​ ​Eddie​ ​is​ ...

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COMP-LIT 141 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Haruki Murakami
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Comp Lit 141: Good and Evil; East and West Professor: Hande Gurses Notes Samsa In Love Lecture 3/28:...

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COMP-LIT 141 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: First Language, Human Brain
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Comp Lit 141: Good and Evil; East and West Professor: Hande Gurses Notes Metamorphosis Lecture 3/21...

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COMP-LIT 141 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Character Analysis
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COMP-LIT 141 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Jhumpa Lahiri, Unaccustomed Earth, Bildungsroman
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COMP-LIT 141 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Proactivity, Social Conflict, Marjane Satrapi
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Othello - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Othello Just The FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescription N OthelloProtagonist Professional soldier; servant to Venice Moor; Moslem Negro from North Africa M...

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Death of a Salesman - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Death Of A Salesman Just the FactsSymbols ARTHUR MILLERMUSICTAPE RECORDER Born 1915 in Harlem, New York Epitomizes the mechanization of American society Music has major significance in the play Wrote many pl...

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Hamlet - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Hamlet StructureCharacters AIN PLOTHARACTER SKETCHES MC Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central ameDescriptionameDescription NN themes HamletPrince of Denmark, son of Queen Ge...

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Julius Caesar - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Julius Caesar StructureThemes AIN PLOTONOR LOYALTYRUTH JUSTICE MHT Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central Brutus believes it is honorable to kill Caesar for loyalty to the ...

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King Lear - Reference Guides

TM permacharts King Lear StructureThemes AIN PLOTEMOLITION OF ORDERED SYSTEMSPPEARANCE VS. REALITY MDA Act IIntroduction Presentation of the setting, main characters, and Without divine, human, and natural laws, nature is ...

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Macbeth - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Macbeth Just the FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescriptionameDescription NN Playwright, actor, and poetMacbethThane of Glamis, later Thane of Cawdor, and even...

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