Spring 2020 assignments/suggested readings or materials:

Majestic Repose: N/A

Up From The Smoke and Ash of War:

Books are included with the cost of the course and are available for pickup at the Wasch Center (51 Lawn Ave - Middletown) between 10 and 2 Mon-Thurs.  Please call to schedule a pickup time - (860) 685-3005

Read All About It:

Click! - Be sure to bring your digital camera (with the instruction booklet, if available) to class, along with photos you have taken, saved as JPGs, on a flash drive. IMPORTANT: Please be sure your camera can operate in non-automatic modes, such as Manual or Shutter Priority—helpful, but not essential for this class.

When the Story is Yours: N/A

A Hero's Journey - Parzival

One of the following texts:

Wolfram von Eschenbach, Parzival. Transl . Helen M. Mustard and Charles E. Passage, New York, Vintage Books, 1961

Wolfram von Eschenbach, Parzival, Transl. A.T. Hatto, Penguin Classics, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1980

Wolfram von Eschenbach, Parzival and Titurel, Transl. Cyril Edwards, Oxford World’s Classics, Oxford: OUP, 2009

"Once Upon A Time":

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, translated by Jack Zipes , third edition 

Goethe,Tieck, Fouqué, Brentano - Romantic Fairy Tales, Penguin Classics

E.T. A. Hoffmann: The Golden Pot and Other Tales,  Oxford World Classics

Click (Digital Photography):

Be sure to bring your digital camera (with the instruction booklet, if available) to class, along with photos you have taken, saved as JPGs, on a flash drive. IMPORTANT: Please be sure your camera can operate in non-automatic modes, such as Manual or Shutter Priority—helpful, but not essential for this class.

Shakespeare's Sonnets

Shakespeare's Sonnets

Reality, Morality & Madness:

Recommended Readings-

Cliffs Complete: Shakespeare’s Hamlet Definitions of early modern words, the political and artistic culture of Elizabethan England, and commentary about the play and principal characters. Well worth the investment of $11.95.

Supplementary Readings-

Hamlet-The Sequel A modern twist on Shakespeare’s Hamlet by Steve Bank. $12.95 Amazon, $7.95 Kindle edition.

Modern Hamlets and Their Soliloquies by Mary Maher.

Hamlet: Poem Unlimited by Harold Bloom