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Poetry Circle Intensive: Baudelaire & Rilke (1502)

These two seminars will consider two of the most magisterial and These seminars will consider two of the most magisterial and influential European writers of the 19th Century: Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867) and Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926). Two Wednesdays: January 7, 14, 3 – 5 p.m.

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Winter 2015 Poetry Circle: Jack Gilbert & Linda Gregg (1501)

This winter’s poetry circle will study the poems of Jack Gilbert and Linda Gregg, two American poets who influenced each other deeply, whose voices and techniques resonate against each other but whose apertures into emotion remain distinct. Six Tuesdays: January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 17, 24 (no class February 10), 3 – 4:30 p.m.

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Bright Young Things: A Study of Three 20th-Century British Novels

This fall, join us for college capers, finishing school treachery, and teenage mobsters with three classics, Evelyn Waugh’s Decline and Fall, Graham Greene’s Brighton Rock, and Muriel Spark’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Three Mondays: November 10, 17, 24, 1 – 3 p.m.