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MP3 AUDIO FOR E491 TRADITIONS OF LITERARY CRITICISM, CSU FULLERTON FALL 2003 (UPDATE 10/08/10)

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WEEK 1

Titles refer to Vincent Leitch's Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism

WEEK 1

All titles refer to The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism.

Tu. 08/26. Introduction to Course. AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 08/28. Plato. Ion (33-48). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 2

Tu. 09/02. Plato. The Republic, Books II, III, VII, X (49-81). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 09/04. Plato and Aristotle. Plato's Phaedrus (81-86). Aristotle's The Poetics (86-117). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 3

Tu. 09/09. Aristotle. The Poetics (86-117). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 09/11. Horace. Ars Poetica (121-35). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 4

Tu. 09/16. Longinus. From On the Sublime (135-55). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 09/18. Quintilian. From Institutio Oratoria (155-71). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 5

Tu. 09/23. Saint Augustine, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Dante Alighieri. Augustine's On Christian Doctrine (185-92) and The Trinity (192-96). Aquinas' Summa Theologica (240-46). From Dante's Il Convivio (246-50), from "The Letter to Can Grande (251-52). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 09/25. Moses Maimonides. The Guide of the Perplexed (211-226). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 6

Tu. 09/30. Sir Philip Sidney. "An Apology for Poetry" (326-40, 348-50). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 10/02. Pierre Corneille and John Dryden. Corneille's "Of the Three Unities of Action, Time, and Place" (363-79); Dryden's "An Essay of Dramatic Poesy" (379-83). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 7

Tu. 10/07. Alexander Pope. "An Essay on Criticism" (438-58). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 10/09. Samuel Johnson. The Rambler No. 4 "On Fiction" (458-66); from Rasselas (466-68); "Preface to Shakespeare" (468-80). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 8

Tu. 10/14. David Hume. "Of the Standard of Taste" (483-99). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 10/16. Immanuel Kant. Critique of Judgment, Bk I: "Analytic of the Beautiful" (499-518). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 9

Tu. 10/21. Immanuel Kant. Critique of Judgment, Bk II: "Analytic of the Sublime" (519-36). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 10/23. Friedrich von Schiller. From Letters on the Aesthetic Education of Man: Letters 2, 6, 9 (571-82). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 10

Tu. 10/28. Georg Hegel. "The Master-Slave Dialectic" from Phenomenology of Spirit (626-36). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 10/30. Georg Hegel. "Introduction" from Lectures on Fine Art (636-45). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 11

Tu. 11/04. William Wordsworth. "Preface" to Lyrical Ballads, 1802 (645-68). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 11/06. William Wordsworth. "Preface" to Lyrical Ballads, 1802 (645-68). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 12

Tu. 11/11. Samuel Taylor Coleridge. From The Statesman's Manual (668-74), from Biographia Literaria (674-82). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 11/13. Percy Bysshe Shelley. "A Defense of Poetry" (695-717). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 13

Tu. 11/18. Marx/Engels. From The German Ideology (767-69); from Grundrisse (773-74); "Preface to A Contribution..." (774-76). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 11/20. Matthew Arnold. "The Function of Criticism at the Present Time" (802-25). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 14

Tu. 11/25. Thanksgiving Holiday Recess.

Th. 11/27. Thanksgiving Holiday Recess.

WEEK 15

Tu. 12/02. Charles Baudelaire. From The Painter of Modern Life (789-802). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 12/04. Walter Pater and Stephane Mallarme. From Pater's The Renaissance (833-41). Mallarme's "Crisis in Poetry" (841-51). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 16

Tu. 12/09. Friedrich Nietzsche. "On Truth and Lying in a Non-Moral Sense" (870-884). AUDIO OF SESSION

Th. 12/11. Friedrich Nietzsche. From The Birth of Tragedy (885-95). AUDIO OF SESSION

Technical Note: I record audio files in class with an Olympus DM-1 digital voice recorder, transfer them via USB to my laptop, edit them in Nero Wave Editor and convert them to 16 kbps mp3 files with Nero's mp3 Pro encoding feature. Then they are uploaded to this wiki site.


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