Graduate Institute in Liberal Arts
Literature Seminar and Tutorial Reading Lists - Summer
Literature Tutorial Reading List - Summer
The reading assignment for the first tutorial should be completed before the first class meeting.
First assignment: Chaucer, Canterbury Tales, “The General Prologue” in Middle English (all Chaucer assignments will be in Middle English). Penguin paperback and the Everyman hardcover
Weeks One through Three - 12 meetings
Chaucer, Canterbury Tales IN MIDDLE ENGLISH.
Assignments will be made by the tutor.
Week Four - 4 meetings
Shakespeare, King Lear
Week Five (Monday, Tuesday) - 2 meetings
Week Five (Wednesday, Friday) through Eight - 13 meetings
The sonnet and other selected English lyric poetry: Wyatt, Surrey, Sidney, Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, Wordsworth, Keats, Hopkins, Eliot, Yeats, Stevens, et al.
Literature Seminar Reading List - Summer
Monday and Thursday 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The reading assignment for the first seminar should be completed before the first class meeting.
l. Homer, Iliad Books I‑VI
2. Iliad Books VII‑XII
3. Iliad Books XIII‑XVIII
4. Iliad Books XIX‑XXIV
5. Homer, Odyssey, Books I‑VIII
6. Odyssey Books IX‑XVI
7. Odyssey Books XVII‑XXIV
8. Aeschylus, Agamemnon
9. Aeschylus, Libation Bearers (Choephoroe) and Eumenides
10. Sophocles, Antigone
11. Sophocles, Oedipus Rex
12. Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
13. Euripides, Hippolytus
14. Euripides, Bacchae
15. Euripides, Electra
16. Aristophanes, Frogs