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Title:
A day's read
Author:
Weinstein, Arnold L.
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Publication Information:
Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2012]
Physical Description:
18 audio discs (30 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (x, 278 pages ; 19 cm.).
Summary:
"Join three literary scholars and award-winning professors as they introduce you to dozens of short masterpieces that you can finish-- and engage with-- in a day or less with A day's read. Professor Arnold Weinstein of Brown University and Professor Grant L. Voth of Monterey Peninsula College-- two of our most popular literature professors-- are joined by award-winning Professor Emily Allen of Purdue University. Together, all three offer you their unique scholarly perspectives on short books from across time and around the world"--From publisher's website.
General Note:
Compact discs.

"Topic, literature and language ; subtopic, world literature."

Book contains lecture transcripts and course guide, credits, timeline, biographical notes, and bibliography.
Language:
English
Contents:
Kafka, "A country doctor" -- Prévost, Manon Lescaut -- Flaubert, "A simple heart" -- Faulkner, "Pantaloon in black" -- Borges, Short story selections -- Hemingway, "The old man and the sea" -- O'Connor, Short story selections -- Lagerkvist, The Sybil -- Vesaas, The Ice Palace -- Calvino, Invisible cities -- Duras, The lover -- Coetzee, Disgrace.

Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea -- Austen, Lady Susan -- Balzac, The girl with the golden eyes -- Meredith, Modern love -- Huysmans, Against the grain -- Stevenson, The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde -- Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray -- James, The beast in the Jungle -- Joyce, "The dead" -- Proust, The Lemoine affair -- Woolf, "Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street" -- McEwan, On Chesil Beach.

Cather, Alexander's bridge -- Lu Xun, Short story selections -- Chopin, The awakening -- Melville, Billy Budd -- McCullers, Ballad of the Sad Cafe -- Chekhov, Short story selections -- Hersey, Hiroshima -- Satrapi, Persepolis -- Jataka story selections -- Munro, Short story selections -- Basho, The narrow road of the interior -- Sijie, Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress.
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ISBN:
9781598038446
Format :
Audiobook on CD