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Don Quixote is in several senses one of our essential books.
First, as a model for what novels could do: from Dickens to Dostoevsky, from Flaubert to García Márquez, novelists have acknowledged their debt to Don Quixote. Second, as a revolutionary work that, during the wave of expulsions of Jews and Arabs from the Iberian Peninsula, has the courage to redeem the denied cultures of Spain and stand against the political lies of the time. Third, as a lesson of humanity, teaching us the essential function of justice in society and the redeeming quality of empathy. And fourth (but not least) it is one of the most entertaining stories ever told.
During the six classes of this course, we look at these different aspects of Don Quixote—literary, political, psychological and humorous—and discuss the relevance of the book for us today.
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The SF Creative Writing Institute is proud to continue our bi-monthly “Drop-In” Poetry Workshop, a one-off, three-hour workshop that will allow poets and writers to sharpen up skills with new techniques, original and diverse prompts, and just maybe even clear out that unseemly writer’s blockage. This three-hour workshop is designed for all levels....
Wednesday Aug 12th, 5pm - 8pm Pacific Time
Bill Goldstein: Making Modernism: Virginia Woolf and E. M. Forster at Work E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India (1924) and Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway (1925) are two of the greatest and most widely read novels of the 20th Century. This August, we will explore the ways in which Forster and Woolf, lifelong friends but also wary rivals,...
Tuesday Aug 18th, 2pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
In this period of crisis, when we need to keep physically distant from one another, language can bring us close. As we enter the space of the poem, we are touched by lives sometimes similar and sometimes very unlike our own. In this workshop, we will begin to explore/inhabit our own lived in spaces of language, as we read from a wide selection of poems,...
Wednesday Aug 19th, 6:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Students will attend Fall NYC Level 1 writing classes at their scheduled times via video chat (with or without cameras enabled) or by calling in to the live chat with your phone. Your exercises will be shared electronically, and the format of the live class will be the same as when you attend class in person, with students and teachers responding...
Monday Sep 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(8 sessions)
During our three weeks together, we will read and have a conversation about The Plot Against America, Philip Roth’s alternative historical account of a Jewish boyhood in 1940s Newark, NJ. Roth imagined—or did he?—the confusion, frustration and “perpetual fear” that a freely elected but tyrannical President might visit on an unprepared...
Wednesday Sep 9th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time
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