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American Literature I


  • 1:16:36 Moby-Dick (III)

    Moby-Dick (III)

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    Featuring discussions of Melville's Moby-Dick; agency; free will; fate and destiny the logic of principal and agent.

  • 1:14:02 Nathaniel Hawthorne (I)

    Nathaniel Hawthorne (I)

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    Featuring discussions of Nathaniel Hawthorne's short stories; American romance; allegory; dream-visions; Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene; and John Bunyan's Pi...

  • 1:12:55 Moby-Dick (IV)

    Moby-Dick (IV)

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    Featuring discussions of Melville's Moby-Dick; race and slavery in nineteenth-century America; and Lemuel Shaw.

  • 1:13:30 Edwards And The Transition To Enlightenment

    Edwards And The Transition To Enlightenment

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    Featuring discussions of Raymond Williams's model of culture; Edward Taylor; Jonathan Edwards; Benjamin Franklin; George Whitefield; and the Great Awakening.

  • 1:08:17 American Neoclassicism

    American Neoclassicism

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    Featuring discussions of Augustan and neoclassical poetic style; John Dryden; Alexander Pope; Samuel Johnson; Aristotle's Poetics; mimesis; Francis Scott Key...

  • 1:11:43 American Transcendentalism (V)

    American Transcendentalism (V)

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    Featuring discussions of Emerson, Whitman, and slavery; the Wilmot Proviso; Henry Clay, John Calhoun, Daniel Webster, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore; the C...

  • 1:15:21 Moby-Dick (II)

    Moby-Dick (II)

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    Featuring discussions of Melville's Moby-Dick; intertextuality; Owen Chase's narrative of the sinking of the whaleship Essex; cenotaphs; Biblical culture; an...

  • 1:13:41 American Transcendentalism (III)

    American Transcendentalism (III)

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    Featuring discussions of Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; "Resistance to Civil Government"; and Walden.

  • 1:14:41 American Puritanism (III)

    American Puritanism (III)

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    Featuring discussions of Puritan poetry; The Bay Psalm Book; English metaphysical poetry, including John Donne, George Herbert, Richard Crashaw; Samuel Johns...

  • 1:14:45 Moby-Dick (I)

    Moby-Dick (I)

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    Featuring discussions of New York and cosmopolitanism; paralipsis; exempla; synecdoche and metonomy; Stephen Greenblatt and the New Historicism; Michel Fouca...

  • 1:03:31 Uncle Tom's Cabin (I)

    Uncle Tom's Cabin (I)

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    Featuring discussions of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin; the Fugtive Slave Law; sentimental fiction; anti-slavery narratives; and domestic slavery.

  • 1:04:55 American Transcendentalism (IV)

    American Transcendentalism (IV)

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    Featuring discussions of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman.

  • 1:14:33 American Gothic (III)

    American Gothic (III)

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    Featuring discussions of copyright law and the profession of authorship; Charles Brockden Brown's Edgar Huntly; Philip Freneau's "To a New England Poet"; Was...

  • 1:15:10 American Transcendentalism (II)

    American Transcendentalism (II)

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    Featuring discussions of Ralph Waldo Emerson; "The American Scholar" and "Self-Reliance," and "Experience"; John Locke's view of property; and possessive ind...

  • 1:13:51 American Puritanism (II)

    American Puritanism (II)

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    Featuring discussions of Anne Hutchinson and Antinomianism; preparationism; justification vs. sanctification ; morphology of conversion; The "Half-Way Covena...

  • 1:10:56 The American Enlightenment

    The American Enlightenment

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    Featuring discussions of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress; perfectionism; Deism; Benjamin Franklin; errata; Thomas Jefferson; syllogisms; John Locke; and the...

  • 1:10:19 American Gothic (II)

    American Gothic (II)

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    Featuring discussions of the Copyright Act of 1790 and the marketplace for books; literature of virtue; Horace Walpole, Ann Radcliffe, Matthew Lewis and the ...

  • 1:06:07 Nathaniel Hawthorne (II)

    Nathaniel Hawthorne (II)

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    Featuring discussions of the logic of allegory and romance; liminality; and The Scarlet Letter.

  • 1:10:12 Uncle Tom's Cabin (II)

    Uncle Tom's Cabin (II)

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    Featuring discussions of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin; the Fugtive Slave Law; sentimental fiction; anti-slavery narratives; and domestic slavery.

  • 1:05:51 American Gothic (I)

    American Gothic (I)

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    Featuring discussions of the transition from Neoclassicism to Romanticism; Alexander Pope's "Windsor-Forest"; pastoralism; the graveyard school; fancy and im...

  • 1:14:58 The Literature Of Settlement

    The Literature Of Settlement

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    Featuring discussions of oral vs. written literary cultures; Native American creation stories; typological hermeneutics; the covenants of works and grace; or...

  • 1:12:45 Introduction

    Introduction

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    Featuring discussions of cosmopolitanism and deliberative democracy; Raymond Williams's model of dominant, residual, and emergent cultures; Puritanism and Je...

  • 1:15:56 American Transcendentalism (I)

    American Transcendentalism (I)

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    Featuring discussions of Ralph Waldo Emerson; ontological individualism and the state of nature; Alexis de Tocqueville; Immanuel Kant; philosophical idealism...

  • 1:16:28 American Puritanism (I)

    American Puritanism (I)

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    Featuring discussions of typology; John Calvin; Arminianism; materialism and idealism; phenomenal vs. noumenal; Puritan "plain style"; the form of the Purita...

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