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CourseGraphic “To read is to become a citizen of the world.” If you agree with this quote, join us in Literary Masters to learn about the lives of people from different parts of the world in different periods of time. We begin with the 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner The Sympathizer (The Grove Press, 2015) by Viet Thanh Nguyen. This book is narrated by a North Vietnamese mole and immigrant, and takes place in South Vietnam and Los Angeles in 1975. We will also read: Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s 1864 Notes from Underground  (Vintage Books, reprint 1994); J.D. Salinger’s 1955 Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour (Little, Brown and Company 1991); So Long, a Letter (Waveland Press, 2012) by Mariama Ba, a 1979 Senegalese novel that won the first Noma Prize for Publishing in Africa in 1980; Snow Country (Knopf Doubleday Publishers, International Edition, 1996), a 1948 novel by Yasunari Kawabata; Pnin, (Vintage Books, reissue, 1989) a 1957 novel by Vladimir Nabakov; and O Pioneers!  (Barnes and Noble Classics, reprint, 2003), a 1913 novel by Willa Cather. Books will range in length from 165–351 pages. We discuss each book for two weeks.

Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Virtual - Any Location

MultipleInstructor :
1.Robert Relihan2.Lynne Carpenter3.Jessica Schneider 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
9/13/2021 - 12/13/2021 Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM N/A, Virtual - Any Location  Map Jessica Schneider  ; Lynne Carpenter  ; Robert Relihan  ClassRoom
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