The video above is the first of 26 lectures making up a free Yale course called The American Novel Since 1945. Taught by Amy Hungerford, the course introduces you to the novels of America’s finest post-war writers – Nabokov (émigré), Salinger, Kerouac, and Pynchon, and also Philip Roth, Toni Morrison, Cormac McCarthy and Jonathan Safran Foer. You can watch all lectures in the following formats: YouTube – iTunes Audio – iTunes Video. Yale also offers the files as mp3s/movs here. For more full-fledged courses from other top universities (including many others from Yale), visit our collection of Free Online Literature Courses, a subset of our collection 1,700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities.
You can stream all of the lectures, from start to finish, below:
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