Noble Great Books
2021-2022
PRELIMINARY



Great Books Discussion Group - 76th year
7:00 on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month
 NOTE NEW TIME IS 7:00-8:30 

LOCATION TBA

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Questions? E-mail Renee
(R59P@aol.com)
Website problems? E-mail Maureen
(maureen@greatbks.net)



Oct 5
**
Richard Wright
(1908-1960)
Native Son
(1940)
Complete
Oct 19
Hannah Arendt
(1906-1975)
The Human Condition, Part II,
The Public and the Private Realm

(1940)
Sections 4-10
Nov 2
Aesop
(620-564 bc)
Fables
(~550 bc)
Complete
Nov 16
William Harvey
(1578-1657)
The Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals (1628) Complete
Dec 7
*
Aeschylus
(525-426 bc)
Oresteia: Agamemnon, Libation Bearers, Eumenedes (~400 bc) Complete

 WINTER BREAK 
Mar 1
**
Austen
(1775-1817)
Pride and Prejudice
(1813)
Complete
Mar 15 Plutarch
(46-119 ad)
Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans (~100 ad) Alexander
Caesar
Apr 5
*
Voltaire
(1694-1778)
Candide
(1759)
Complete
Apr 19
Plato
(~427-347 bc)
Defense and Death of Socrates
(~360 bc)
Apology
Phaedo
May 3
August Wilson
(1945-2005)
Fences
(1985)
Complete
May 17
 ANNUAL RECEPTION 
bring a snack
to share (opt)

* 3-5 weeks since last session
** long break since last session



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Great Books Links
Project Gutenberg (electronic texts of important books)
New York Times Book List (many electronic texts)
Great Books and Classics (sources, incl. on-line)
University of Virginia (many American texts)
Classic Reader (many classic texts, online)
Britannica Great Books List (with links)
Adler & Van Doren Reading List