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The American Novel Since 1945 — Open Yale Courses. Professor Amy Hungerford, Professor of English Description In "The American Novel Since 1945" students will study a wide range of works from 1945 to the present.

The American Novel Since 1945 — Open Yale Courses

The course traces the formal and thematic developments of the novel in this period, focusing on the relationship between writers and readers, the conditions of publishing, innovations in the novel's form, fiction's engagement with history, and the changing place of literature in American culture. The reading list includes works by Richard Wright, Flannery O'Connor, Vladimir Nabokov, Jack Kerouac, J. Texts Richard Wright, Black Boy (American Hunger) (Harper Perennial Restored edition, 1993) 1945 Flannery O'Connor, Wise Blood (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) 1949 Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (Vintage) 1955 Jack Kerouac, On the Road (Penguin) 1957 J.D. John Barth, Lost in the Funhouse (Anchor) 1963-68 (selections) Thomas Pynchon, The Crying of Lot 49 (HarperCollins) 1967 Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye (Knopf) 1970 Edward P.

Requirements 1. 2. Grading. Online Video Lectures and Course Materials — Open Yale Courses. Milton — Open Yale Courses. About the Course This class is a study of Milton's poetry, with attention paid to his literary sources, his contemporaries, his controversial prose, and his decisive influence on the course of English poetry.

Milton — Open Yale Courses

Throughout the course, Professor Rogers explores the advantages and limitations of a diverse range of interpretive techniques and theoretical concerns in Milton scholarship and criticism. Lectures include close readings of lyric and epic poetry, prose, and letters; biographical inquiries; examinations of historical and political contexts; and engagement with critical debates.

View class sessions » Course Structure This Yale College course, taught on campus twice per week for 50 minutes, was recorded for Open Yale Courses in Fall 2007. Take this course for Yale College credit John Rogers is teaching his course through the Yale Summer Online. Course Materials Download all course pages [zip - 10MB] Video and audio elements from this course are also available on: About Professor John Rogers. The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877 — Open Yale Courses. Professor David W.

The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877 — Open Yale Courses

Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of American History Description This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in American history. Texts Bruce Levine, Half Slave and Half Free: The Roots of the Civil War. David Blight, Why the Civil War Came. Charles R. Drew G. E. Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering — Open Yale Courses.

About the Course The course covers basic concepts of biomedical engineering and their connection with the spectrum of human activity.

Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering — Open Yale Courses

It serves as an introduction to the fundamental science and engineering on which biomedical engineering is based. Case studies of drugs and medical products illustrate the product development-product testing cycle, patent protection, and FDA approval. It is designed for science and non-science majors. View class sessions » Introduction to Ancient Greek History — Open Yale Courses. Syllabus Professor Donald Kagan, Sterling Professor of Classics and History Description This is an introductory course in Greek history tracing the development of Greek civilization as manifested in political, intellectual, and creative achievements from the Bronze Age to the end of the classical period.

Introduction to Ancient Greek History — Open Yale Courses

Students read original sources in translation as well as the works of modern scholars. Texts. France Since 1871 — Open Yale Courses. Syllabus Professor.

France Since 1871 — Open Yale Courses

Financial Markets — Open Yale Courses. Professor Robert J.

Financial Markets — Open Yale Courses

Shiller, Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics Description Financial institutions are a pillar of civilized society, supporting people in their productive ventures and managing the economic risks they take on. Texts Brandeis, Louis D. Fundamentals of Physics — Open Yale Courses. About the Course This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics.

Fundamentals of Physics — Open Yale Courses

Emphasis is placed on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. This course covers Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, gravitation, thermodynamics, and waves. View class sessions » Course Structure This Yale College course, taught on campus twice per week for 75 minutes, was recorded for Open Yale Courses in Fall 2006.