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    • The Modern Scholar

    • The Bible and the Roots of Western Literature
    • By: Prof. Adam Potkay, Prof. Monica Brezinski Potkay
    • Narrated by: Adam Potkay
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The goal of this audio course is to provide listeners with a literary and historical overview of the Bible, from its opening in Genesis to its ending in the Book of Revelation, and also with a sense of some of the ways in which the Bible has influenced the literary traditions of the West. We'll be exploring key scenes, stories, forms, and books of the Bible through the methods of literary and cultural analysis.

    Regular price: $49.95

    • Heaven in a Wild Flower

    • The British Romantic Poets
    • By: Prof. Adam Potkay
    • Narrated by: Prof. Adam Potkay
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Professor Adam Potkay brings his renowned expertise on the Romantic era to bear on the period's principal poets. Providing detailed analysis of the lives and works of literary luminaries such as Robert Burns, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, and John Keats, Professor Potkay examines the nature of Romantic poetry and provides insight on the stylistic flourishes and themes of this remarkable period.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enlightening and Entertaining

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-13-12

    Regular price: $24.49