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    • The Western Literary Canon in Context

    • By: John M. Bowers, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: John M. Bowers
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
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    What exactly is the Western literary canon? Why does it contain certain works and not others? And what do particular works in the Western canon tell us about the development of literature and civilization? Explore these and other thought-provoking lectures with a thorough investigation of more than 30 key works of the Western canon and the critical roles they played-and continue to play-in the development of Western literature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice set of lectures

    • By Gallila on 05-02-15

    Regular price: $41.95