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MP3 AUDIO FOR E491 TRADITIONS OF LITERARY CRITICISM, CSU FULLERTON FALL 2004 (UPDATE 10/07/10)

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WEEK 1

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

M. 08/23. Introduction to class. AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 08/25. Plato. Ion. AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 2

M. 08/30. Plato. Republic, Books II, III, VII, X (49-81). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 09/01. Plato, Aristotle. Plato's Phaedrus (81-86). Aristotle's The Poetics (86-117). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 3

M. 09/06. Labor Day Holiday.

W. 09/08. Aristotle. The Poetics (86-117). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 4

M. 09/13. Horace. Ars Poetica (121-35). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 09/15. Plotinus. From The Enneads, Fifth Ennead, Eighth Tractate: "On the Intellectual Beauty" (171-85). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 5

M. 09/20. Augustine, Aquinas, Dante. From Augustine's On Christian Doctrine (185-92) and The Trinity (192-96). From Aquinas' Summa Theologica (240-46). From Dante's Il Convivio (246-50) and "The Letter to Can Grande" (251-52). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 09/22. Sir Philip Sidney. "An Apology for Poetry" (326-40, 348-50). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 6

M. 09/27. Joachim du Bellay, Pierre Corneille. Du Bellay's Defence and Illustration of the French Language (279-90). Corneille's "Of the Three Unities of Action, Time, and Place" (363-78). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 09/29. Alexander Pope. "An Essay on Criticism" (438-58). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 7

M. 10/04. Samuel Johnson. The Rambler, No. 4 "On Fiction" (458-66); from Rasselas (466-68); "Preface to Shakespeare" (468-80). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 10/06. David Hume. "Of the Standard of Taste" (483-99). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 8

M. 10/11. Immanuel Kant. From Critique of Judgment, Book I: "Analytic of the Beautiful" (499-518). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 10/13. Immanuel Kant. From Critique of Judgment, Book II: "Analytic of the Sublime" (519-36). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 9

M. 10/18. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. From Laocoon (551-70). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 10/20. Friedrich von Schiller. From On the Aesthetic Education of Man, Letters 2, 6, 9 (571-82). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 10

M. 10/25. Georg Hegel. "The Master-Slave Dialectic" from The Phenomenology of Mind (626-36). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 10/27. Georg Hegel. "Introduction" from Lectures on Fine Art (636-45). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 11

M. 11/01. William Wordsworth. "Preface to Lyrical Ballads, 1802" (645-68). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 11/03. William Wordsworth. "Preface to Lyrical Ballads, 1802" (645-68). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 12

M. 11/08. Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The Statesman's Manual (668-74); Biographia Literaria (674-82). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 11/10. Percy Bysshe Shelley. "A Defense of Poetry" (695-717). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 13

M. 11/15. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. From Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 (759-67); from The German Ideology (767-69); from The Communist Manifesto (769-73); from Grundrisse (773-74); from "Preface to A Contribution..." (774-76); from Capital, Vol. 1, Ch. 1 "Commodities" (776-83). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 11/17. Matthew Arnold. "The Function of Criticism at the Present Time" (802-25). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 14

M. 11/22. Holiday Recess.

W. 11/24. Holiday Recess.

WEEK 15

M. 11/29. Charles Baudelaire. From The Painter of Modern Life (789-802). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 12/01. Friedrich Nietzsche. "On Truth and Lying in a Non-Moral Sense" (870-884). AUDIO OF SESSION

WEEK 16

M. 12/06. Henry James. "The Art of Fiction" (851-69). AUDIO OF SESSION

W. 12/08. Stephane Mallarme. "Crisis in Poetry" (841-51). 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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