Unit One: Endings and Beginnings
Eddison, E.R. The Worm Ouroboros
Chesterton, G.K. The Man Who Was Thursday
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel One Hundred Years of Solitude
Cordovero, Moses. Introduction to Kabbalah: An Annotated Translation of His or Ne’Erav
Unit Two: Anagnorisis and Priority
Dodgson, C.L. Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There
Moore, Alan Miracleman
Hofstadter, Douglas Godel, Escher Bach
Unit Three: Quest and Identity
Sophocles, Oedipus The King
Attar The Conference of the Birds
Crowley, John Little, Big
Le Guin, Ursula K. A Wizard of EarthSea
Parfit, Derek Reasons and Persons
Grading: Anyone who attends the course will receive an A.
Anyone who attends the course and does the reading will receive an A+.
Anyone who attends the course, does the reading, and understands it will receive an A+ and their choice of a vintage 1976 matchbox racing car or a dolly.
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30 pm, in the back of the halvah section of Sahadi’s on Atlantic Avenue next to the glass jar full of golden raisins.
Teaching Assistants: An owl, a can, a spoonful of pepper.
Note: Lateness will not be tolerated! ELK