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The Woman Rebel: Revolutionary Politics, Rollicking

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave Brooklyn, NY 11238, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Imagine you are at a party with the anarchist Emma Goldman, the dancer Isadora Duncan and the women’s health pioneer Margaret Sanger. Two things are probably true: you are at Mabel Dodge’s celebrated Wednesday Night Salon, and Marcel Duchamp is swinging from the chandelier. When Dodge began her salon in 1912, she claimed, “every...

Monday Jul 31st, 8:30pm

(540)

By the Book

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

Gather in a diverse group setting and participate in an informal but challenging discussion of contemporary and classical literature and the reading experience.  Learn what authors do to capture a reader's interest and to keep a reader reading. Join in and talk about how authors create characters, develop plot and...

$45

4 sessions

Tuesday Sep 12th, 6:15pm

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Books & Brunch

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

Gather in a diverse group setting and participate in an informal but challenging discussion of contemporary and classical literature and the reading experience.  Learn what authors do to capture a reader's interest and to keep a reader reading. Join in and talk about how authors create characters, develop plot and theme. ...

$95

7 sessions

Tuesday Sep 12th, 11:30am

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Best of World Literature

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Enjoy the stunning work of these authors from around the world. Please read each work before the corresponding session: Haruki Murakami’s A Wild Sheep Chase for the first class,  Lydie Salvayre’s Cry, Mother Spain for the second,  Rawi Hage’s De Niro’s Game for the third,  Julio Cortazar’s Hopscotch for the fourth and ...

$150

5 sessions

Tuesday Sep 19th, 6:30pm

(189)

Ethics and Literature: The Problem of Evil

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

In The City of God, Saint Augustine confronts a central problem: How did evil come into the world if human beings were created good? Through our study of the ethical universe of literary texts, we engage with questions essential to humanity, including the nature of human beings, the basis for moral conventions, individual and collective responsibility,...

$765

16 sessions

Thursday Aug 31st, 4pm

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Helen Vendler on Elizabeth Bishop

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

A rare opportunity to explore Bishop’s verse with prominent critic Helen Vendler.   Who were Bishop’s favorite poets? How did she turn what she inherited into a style of her own, bounded by maps and seasons, the formal and the free?

Wednesday Sep 13th, 6pm

(189)

Sunday Afternoon Reading Group

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Sunday afternoons often become a time to sit back and read books that some consider substantial.  In somewhat of a departure, with the exception of the first week, we will have the group itself choose between 2 books for each of the subsequent classes. Classes will be devoted to in-depth discussion of the essence of the selected books. ...

$165

5 sessions

Sunday Sep 17th, 2:30pm

(189)

Great American Fiction

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Experience the creative genius of some of the nation’s most gifted authors, both past and present.   Please read Lily Tuck’s The News from Paraguay for the first class, John Updike’s Olinger Stories for the second, Sarah Orne Jewett’s A Country Doctor for the third, Jonathan Lethem’s Motherless Brooklyn for the fourth and Peter Matthiessen’s...

$150

5 sessions

Monday Sep 18th, 6:30pm

(189)

Reading the French Novel

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

In this class, we will look at the way the French literary tradition creates a picture of the human psyche in action. Over the year we will, in reading a series of French novels, inquire into how the concept of the self has weathered since the beginning of the modern novel, through the wars of the 20th Century and into the present day. We will look...

$620

8 sessions

Sunday Sep 24th, 2pm

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Craft Class Taken With A Workshop

at The Writers Studio - West Village
272 W 10th St, New York, New York 10014

This class is an integral part of The Writers Studio approach to creative writing. By learning how to read fiction and poetry as writers, students begin to recognize narrative techniques. The purpose of this class is to help students discover how literary writers have achieved their artistic goals. LEARN TO READ AS A WRITER. What does this mean? As...

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$373.50
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$415

9 sessions

Tuesday Sep 26th, 6:30pm

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Craft Class: Learn to Read as a Writer

at The Writers Studio - West Village
272 W 10th St, New York, New York 10014

This class is an integral part of The Writers Studio approach to creative writing. By learning how to read fiction and poetry as writers, students begin to recognize narrative techniques. The purpose of this class is to help students discover how literary writers have achieved their artistic goals. LEARN TO READ AS A WRITER. What does this mean? As...

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$432
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$480

9 sessions

Tuesday Sep 26th, 6:30pm

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Arguably, Some of the Best Books Ever Written

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Full Course Name:  Literary Discussion Group: Arguably, Some of the Best Books Ever Written The operative word here is arguably. Read the books, discuss their meaning, their message, and of course, argue their merits (or demerits). Please read The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow for the first meeting. Books include In Cold Blood by...

$165

5 sessions

Tuesday Sep 12th, 12:30pm

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Personal Histories: Reading Contemporary Memoirs

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Explore contemporary memoirs written by authors from diverse social backgrounds. How do authors translate lived experiences of family life, race, gender, religion, work, the arts, love and loss into compelling literary works? How do they chronicle the creation of personal identities as they are shaped by social exclusion, belonging, intimacy and disconnection...

$188

5 sessions

Tuesday Sep 12th, 10:30am

(189)

Ten Plays That Shook the World

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

The plays discussed in this course are milestones in the history of theater. We begin with classical tragedy, reading Sophocles’ Antigone. We then move to Shakespearean tragedy with Macbeth. We continue to European modernism with Ibsen’s A Doll House. Next we examine the Theater of the Absurd with Ionesco’s The Bald Soprano and Beckett’s...

$765

16 sessions

Monday Aug 28th, 4pm

(14)

Contemporary Debates in Race & Ethnicity

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

Through an interdisciplinary engagement with contemporary literature and scholarship on race and ethnicity, this course considers the following questions: How do race and ethnicity organize the social world? What are the historical conditions under which the various definitions of racial and ethnic difference emerge? What is at stake in the institutional...

$765

16 sessions

Tuesday Aug 29th, 6pm

(14)