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Analysis of Mark Twain’s Stories

Many readers find Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) most successful in briefer works, including his narratives, because they were not padded to fit some extraneous standard of length. His best stories are narrated by first-person speakers… Read More ›

American Literature

American Literature 84 Lectures on American Literature by Dr. Arnold Weinstein, the Edna and Richard Salomon Distinguished Professor at Brown University. These lectures are from The Great Courses  Explain the roles of self-reliance and the “self-made man” in the evolution of American… Read More ›

Audio Lectures

Kindly scroll down for more audio lectures on a variety of topics The History of World Literature Stories-and-Storytellers The-Epic-of-Gilgamesh The-Hebrew-Bible Homer’s-Iliad Homer’s-Odyssey Chinese-Classical-Literature Greek-Tragedy. Virgil’s-Aeneid Bhagavad-Gita The-New-Testament Beowulf Indian-Stories T’ang-Poetry Early-Japanese-Poetry. The-Tale-of-Genji Inferno-from-Dante’s-Divine-Comedy Chaucer’s-The-Canterbury-Tales 1001-Nights Wu-Ch’eng-en’s-Monkey The-Heptameron Shakespeare Cervantes’s-Don-Quixote Molière’s-Plays… Read More ›