Experiencing Great English Literature

Coordinators

Name Email Phone
Patricia Becker
Phil Paulson
ptbecker@wisc.edu
philplsn@gmail.com
608-833-5799
608-318-1567

Each semester we discuss a novel, selected poetry, and a drama. The novel will be John Steinbeck’s classic, East of Eden, described as his most ambitious novel and considered by Steinbeck to be his magnum opus. Poetry will be taken from The Seashell Anthology, Christopher Burns, Ed. The drama will be Arcadia, by Tom Stoppard, concerning the relationship between past and present, order and disorder, certainty and uncertainty, praised as the finest play from one of the most significant contemporary playwrights in the English language, and named as one of the best science-related works ever written. Reading expected, the discussion always lively.

Location
 Madison Senior Center
Meeting Day
 Monday
Meeting Time
 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Start Date
 February 26, 2018
End Date
 April 30, 2018
Participation
 Regular reading/discussion
Class Size
 No limit
Class Notes
No need to pre-enroll; just come to the first class session.



 

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