Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner
Yale, , Prof. Wai Chee Dimock
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Introduction - Hemingway's In Our Time - Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby - Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury - Hemingway -- To Have and Have Not - Fitzgerald - Faulkner -- As I Lay Dying - Hemingway -- For Whom the Bell Tolls - Fitzgerald - Tender Is the Night - Faulkner, Light in August
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Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner (AMST 246)Professor Wai Chee Dimock discusses Hemingways first book In Our Time, a collection of vignettes published in 1925 that launched Hemingways career as a leading American modernist. Professor Dimock examines a cluster of three vignettes from In Our Time to show how Hemingways laconic style naturalizes problems of pain and violence amidst the ethnic tensions of the American Midwest. Drawing on the theoretical writings of critics Elaine Scarry and Susan Sontag, and the artistic representations of painter Edvard Munch, Professor Dimock shows how language probes the empathetic boundaries of communal suffering in "Indian Camp" and "Chapter II." She concludes with a discussion of "The Doctor and the Doctors Wife" that shows how inter-ethnic conflict between Native Americans and whites is neutralized by the primitive impulse of peacekeeping, the opposite of the violence she reads in the two other vignettes in this cluster. 0000 - Chapter 1. In Our Time Publication History 0341 - Chapter 2. The Structure of In Our Time0757 - Chapter 3. A Possible Cluster1056 - Chapter 4. Theoretical Persepctives on Pain1829 - Chapter 5. A Close Reading of "Indian Camp"2733 - Chapter 6. A Close Reading of "Chapter II"3550 - Chapter 7. A Close Reading of "The Doctor and the Doctors Wife"4842 - Chapter 8. Meditations on Pain and Violence in the Proposed ClusterComplete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website httpoyc.yale.eduThis course was recorded in Fall 2011.
Sep 12, 2018
Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.
March 29, 2019
Great course. Thank you very much.