Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner: A Free Yale Course




This course taught by Yale professor Wai Chee Dimock examines major works by three iconic American authors–Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner. Along the way, Dimock explores these authors’ “interconnections on three analytic scales: the macro history of the United States and the world; the formal and stylistic innovations of modernism; and the small details of sensory input and psychic life.” You can access the 24 lectures in Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner on YouTube, or on iTunes in video and audio. Texts discussed in the course include:

Faulkner, William. As I Lay Dying.

Faulkner, William. Light in August.

Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald: A New Collection.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. Tender is the Night.

Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls.

Hemingway, Ernest. In Our Time.

Hemingway, Ernest. To Have and Have Not.

Find more information about this course, including the syllabus, over at this Yale site.

Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner has been added to our list of Free Online Literature courses, a subset of our meta collection, 1,700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities.

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