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LearnOutLoud: Literary History and Criticism

More than sixty free audio or video files from renowned scholars provide in-depth literary criticism as well as the scope of literary history. Speakers include such well-known scholars as Harold Bloom and Andrei Codrescu, and writers such as William Faulkner and Robert Pinsky. Some of the works analyzed include Romeo and Juliet, and The Great Gatsby. Other topics include "Science Fiction as a Literary Genre," and "The True King: Tolkein and the Medieval." Whether you are studying one of the critiqued works or writers, or are learning to write literary criticism, watching or listening to these lectures and interviews will be helpful to you.

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