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Brilliant Minds

Literary genius can take innumerable shapes and forms through novels, plays, or poetry. Brilliant minds use their gifts to entertain, inspire, engage, and enlighten us about philosophical and artistic concerns, social trappings, and human conceit. In this course, read examples of genius, including Euripides, Helen; Dante, Paradiso; William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing; George Eliot, Adam Bede; Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents; Jack Kerouac, On the Road; Isabel Allende, The House of the Spirits; and Toni Morrison, Love.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Increased cultural literacy
  • Knowledge of major authors and texts

Ideal for

  • The curious and creative
  • Professionals who use critical thinking

1 section

  • Fall 2018
    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Fall 2018
    • Date

      Sep 11 - Dec 4
    • Day

      Tuesday
    • Time

      10:00AM-11:40AM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      12
    • Faculty

      Arcese, Peter
    • Location

      Midtown Center