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    • Classic Novels: Meeting the Challenge of Great Literature

    • By: The Great Courses, Arnold Weinstein
    • Narrated by: Professor Arnold Weinstein Ph.D. Harvard University
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
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    What if you could travel anywhere, whether Europe, South America, or the remote reaches of the African continent? And what if you could choose not only your destination, but your era, as well-so that you might choose from the sparkling court society of 18th-century France, a 19th-century whaling ship out of New Bedford, or the streets of Dublin in the early part of the 20th century?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No Course Credit; Just Ivy League Lit Appreciation

    • By W Perry Hall on 01-31-14

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Classics of American Literature

    • By: The Great Courses, Arnold Weinstein
    • Narrated by: Professor Arnold Weinstein Ph.D. Harvard University
    • Length: 43 hrs and 53 mins
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    To truly understand the United States of America, you must explore its literary tradition. Now, in this grand collection of 84 fascinating lectures, you'll get the chance to finally become familiar with America's true literary masterpieces (some you may already be familiar with, others you have yet to discover). Professor Weinstein has crafted these lectures to explain why some works become classics while others do not, why some "immortal" works fade from our attention completely, and even why some contemporary works now being ignored or snubbed by critics may be considered immortal one day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incomparable AudiOverview of American Literature

    • By W Perry Hall on 02-05-14

    Regular price: $59.95

    • Understanding Literature and Life: Drama, Poetry and Narrative

    • By: The Great Courses, Arnold Weinstein
    • Narrated by: Professor Arnold Weinstein Ph.D. Harvard University
    • Length: 32 hrs and 49 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
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    The major texts of Western culture are a gateway to wisdom that can widen your views on self and society in enduring ways. And now you can examine its most important works - whether drama, poetry, or narrative - in this series of 64 penetrating lectures that reveal astonishing common ground.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Course, Great Professor, Great Book!

    • By AnneNorton on 08-05-14

    Regular price: $59.95

    • 20th-Century American Fiction

    • By: The Great Courses, Arnold Weinstein
    • Narrated by: Professor Arnold Weinstein Ph.D. Harvard University
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
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    Hemingway. Fitzgerald. Faulkner. These and other giants of literature are immediately recognizable to anyone who loves to read fiction and even to many who don't. Now, thanks to these 32 lectures, you can develop fresh insight into some of the greatest American authors of the 20th century. Professor Weinstein sheds light not only on the sheer magnificence of these writers' literary achievements but also explores their uniquely American character as well.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No longer wasted on the young!

    • By Carolyn on 08-26-13

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The Soul and the City: Art, Literature, and Urban Living

    • By: The Great Courses, Arnold Weinstein
    • Narrated by: Professor Arnold Weinstein Ph.D. Harvard University
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
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    These eight lectures are a celebration of humanity and the rich texture of human experience. They are a fascinating focus on the complex artistic representations of city life from the 18th to the 20th century. Join Professor Weinstein as he reveals the portraits of humanity that came from several of the period's greatest artists, writers, and thinkers.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not great but not bad either

    • By Jean Payens on 06-20-15

    Regular price: $14.95