Find out how Interpretive discussion of literature is relevant and necessary in understanding today’s complex world. This term we continue the “Fiftieth Anniversary Series,” a diverse collection of classic and modern fiction, poetry, plays and essays which enhance themes such as identity and self respect, clashes of culture, happiness and discontent, evil and guilt. These eight fall sessions focus on the theme of politics, leadership and justice. The course has no prerequisites. All are welcome to join in the sharing of ideas, learning from one another and thus enriching our lives. The text “Fiftieth Anniversary Series” may be purchased at the LLS office. Selections may also be found on the internet and in other collections.
Enrollment for this class is limited to 25 students. Please enroll early. A guest pass is $15.
Please read the selected book of the week before each class to enhance discussions.
“Second Inaugural Address” — Abraham Lincoln
“Letter from Birmingham Jail” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Kongi’s Harvest” — Wole Soyinka
“The Melian Dialogue” — Thucydides
“Julius Caesar” — William Shakespeare
“Longing” — Amos Oz
“Tao Te Ching” — Lao-tzu
“On Evil, Guilt, and Power” — Friedrich Nietzsche
Course # F8F5 — Full 8 weeks
Registration for this class is CLOSED
Lifelong Learning Complex, Jupiter Campus
Fridays — Oct. 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22; Dec. 6, 13; NO CLASS NOV. 29