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Edgar Allen Poe: Book Discussion

October 29th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Edgar Allen Poe: Book Discussion
“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”
Thursday November 5 at 4PM in Bradley House.
Food and refreshments provided.
Informal Discussion of the works of Edgar Allen Poe including
The Gold-Bug
The Masque of the Red Death
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Tell-Tale Heart
Annabel Lee
The Raven
Tamerlane
The Fall of the House of Usher
A Descent [...]

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Brave New World

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Brave New World: Book Discussion

Freedom or Happiness?
Host: Great Books Society
Date: Friday, September 25, 2009
Time: 2:45pm – 4:15pm
Location: Bradley House
Facebook Event link

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Harry Potter vs. Lord of the Rings

April 17th, 2009 · 190 Comments

Date:

Friday, April 24, 2009

Time:

2:45pm – 5:00pm

Location:

Bradley House 3rd Floor

Email:

skallock@gmail.com

Description

Harry Potter vs Lord of the Rings
We all have our loyalties to our childhood Fantasy series, but are you willing to go to bat for those loyalties?
Who is a batter hero- Frodo or Harry?
A better villain, Voldemort (Oops! I mean He-Who-Cannot-Be-Named) or Sauron?
Why are these stories important [...]

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James Joyce Discussion: Friday March 20

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Eat some food with this dude.

The Great Books Society is holding a discussion on the works of
 
James Joyce
 
March 20th 3pm Bradley House
 
works include:

Ulysses
Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man
The short story collection, Dubliners
You can get electronic versions of these by clicking on these links.
 
rsvp with Sara Kallock at skallock@anselm.edu

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Nabakov discussion: Friday Feb. 6

January 24th, 2009 · No Comments

 
The Anselmian Great Books Discussion invites you to a discussion
Fri. February 6th at 3:00 pm
on the works of

Vladimir Nobokov
author
of
the novels
Lolita,Pale Fire,
and
An Invitation to a Beheading
…. as well as numerous short stories
and
inspiration of Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.
Known a prose style that reflects the convoluted and [...]

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John Banville: The Sea

September 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Correction!
The Great Books Society is holding a Discussion on
SATURDAY OCTOBER 18
 
John Banville’s Winning novel,
The Sea
“This is a novel in which all Banville’s remarkable gifts come together to produce a real work of art, disquieting, disturbing, beautiful, intelligent, and in the end, surprisingly, offering consolation.”
The discussion will be at 
4:30 pm on
Saturday October 18th
Free, [...]

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Next Book: I am Legend

February 16th, 2008 · No Comments

The next book is I am Legend by Richard Matheson
Friday 3/28 3 PM Bradley
Here is some information on the book: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Am_Legend
Here is the movie website:
http://iamlegend.warnerbros.com/
Date of discussio to be determined
contact skallock@anselm.edu for a copy of the book.

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The Kite Runner

January 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Your are Invited to Join The Anselmian Great Books Society

On Sunday January 27th at 5 pm in Bradley House Lounge
for dinner and a discussion of the book
The Kite Runner
 
By Khaled Hosseini
The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, The Kite Runner [...]

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Great Books Gift Idea

November 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Great Books Gift Cards

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CHANGE IN SCHEDULE

November 5th, 2007 · No Comments

ATTENTION CHANGE IN SCHEDULE:
The Anselmian Great Books Society
Will be holding a meeting in Bradley House Lounge
Sunday November 18th at 3:30 PM
The text is a short story by Mark Twain
“Letters from the Earth”
All are invited!
Potluck.
Letters from Earth by Mark Twain
 
Full text
(skallock@anselm.edu)
Things Fall Apart will be the text of a possible December meeting, date TBA.

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