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    • The Modern Scholar: Giants of French Literature

    • Balzac, Flaubert, Proust, and Camus
    • By: Prof. Katherine Elkins
    • Narrated by: Katherine Elkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In this series of lectures, Professor Katherine Elkins details the lives and works of the premier French writers of the last two centuries. With keen insight into her subject material, Professor Elkins discusses the attributes that made classics of such works as Balzac's Human Comedy, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Proust's In Search of Lost Time, and Camus' The Stranger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Modern Scholar: Giants of French Literature

    • By Dudley H. Williams on 11-29-11

    Regular price: $49.95

    • Odyssey of the West VI

    • A Classic Education through the Great Books: The Twentieth Century
    • By: Prof. Timothy B. Shutt, Prof. Katherine L. Elkins, Prof. Joel F. Richeimer
    • Narrated by: Prof. Timothy B. Shutt, Prof. Katherine L. Elkins, Prof. Joel F. Richeimer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fitting capstone for this comprehensive series, this sixth and final installment imparts a learned understanding of the forces that shaped - and continue to shape - Western culture.

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Modern Scholar: The Modern Novel

    • By: Professor Katherine Elkins
    • Narrated by: Professor Katherine Elkins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
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    A recipient of the Whiting Foundation Teaching Fellowship, Katherine Elkins is also the co-director of the Integrated Program in the Humane Studies at Kenyon College. In this lecture series, Elkins examines the development of the modern novel by investigating four great modernist authors: James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Marcel Proust, and Virginia Woolf. The lectures explore the authors’ most respected works and illustrate how each author’s unique style and vision made a major contribution to the look and shape of the novel today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Too short, I need more!

    • By Splendifermoose on 10-19-15

    Regular price: $49.94