Using the traditional shared inquiry method, participants explore the Great Books. Group members take turns facilitating the discussions. All discussions will be hosted on Zoom until further notice. To inquire about joining the group, please email email@example.com.
Jan 5 Natsume Sōseki: Kokoro (Japanese) 1914 (translated by Meredith McKinney)
Jan 19 John Milton: Paradise Lost 1667 Books 1-6
Feb 2 John Milton: Paradise Lost 1667 Books 7-12
Feb 16 Anonymous: Epic of Gilgamesh (Ancient Babylonian) 10c BCE (translated by Andrew George)
Mar 2 Herman Melville: Moby-Dick 1851 Ch 1-63
Mar 16 Herman Melville: Moby-Dick 1851 Ch 63-135 + Epilogue
Apr 6 Virginia Woolf: Orlando 1928
Apr 20 Aeschylus: Agamemnon (Ancient Greek) 458 BCE (translated by Robert Fagles)
May 4 Homer: The Odyssey (Homeric Greek) 8-7c BCE Book 1-12 (translated by Robert Fagles)
May 18 Homer: The Odyssey (Homeric Greek) 8-7c BCE Book 13-24 (translated by Robert Fagles)
Jun 1 William Shakespeare: Hamlet 1600 Act I, II
Jun 15 William Shakespeare: Hamlet 1600 Act III, IV, V
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