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The Ancient Greek Hero (edX)

Discover the literature and heroes of ancient Greece through the Homeric Iliad and Odyssey, the tragedies of Sophocles, the dialogues of Plato, and more. Explore what it means to be human today by studying what it meant to be a hero in ancient Greek times.
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Gabriel García Márquez entre el poder, la historia y el amor (Coursera)

Jun 21st 2021
Gabriel García Márquez entre el poder, la historia y el amor (Coursera)
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En este curso usted podrá identificar los aportes narrativos del escritor colombiano Gabriel García Márquez a la literatura universal a través del estudio de tres de las grandes obsesiones del autor: el poder, la historia y el amor.
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Reasoning Across the Disciplines (Coursera)

Critical reasoning skills are a key success factor for students entering their first year of college. They must be able to think logically and form arguments. This course, designed with incoming college freshmen in mind but open to anyone, provides an essential grounding in critical reasoning skills. Faculty from [...]
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Contemporary Russian Literature (Coursera)

Jun 14th 2021
Contemporary Russian Literature (Coursera)
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We are going to talk about Contemporary literature specifically, but it doesn’t include only the literature of the most recent years. It is technically a course on the history of literature, but the history starting from the late Soviet period up until today. The goal is to show [...]
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Leer a Macondo: la obra de Gabriel García Márquez (Coursera)

A través de este curso usted podrá identificar los aportes narrativos del escritor colombiano Gabriel García Márquez a la literatura universal y logrará entender por qué Gabriel García Márquez es considerado uno de los autores más brillantes en lengua castellana.
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The Talmud: A Methodological Introduction (Coursera)

The Talmud is one of the richest and most complicated works of literature the world has ever known. Since being composed around 1500 years ago it has inspired not only religious reverence but significant intellectual engagement. In this course learners will be introduced to the unique characteristics of this [...]
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The American South: Its Stories, Music, and Art (Coursera)

From small farms to urban neighborhoods, from the region itself to the more distant worlds of the southern diaspora, we discover the stories, music, and art of the American South.
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Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative (Coursera)

Intended for both newcomers who are curious about video games and experienced gamers who want to reflect on their passion, this course will explore what happens to stories, paintings, and films when they become the basis of massively multiplayer online games. The Lord of the Rings trilogy—the novels, [...]
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Shakespeare Matters (edX)

Learn about Shakespeare’s plays and their influence through a focus on emotions such as love, hate, and jealousy. Shakespeare’s work has influenced the way we think about our relationships and ourselves. His plays are still as relevant today as when they were written almost 400 years ago.
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Japanese Books: From Manuscript to Print (edX)

This course expands the definition of the “book” to include scrolls and albums, focusing on the reading experience of a variety of formats in Japan. You will begin by examining rare and beautifully preserved manuscripts in the Harvard Art Museums in an introduction exploring the material properties of Japanese [...]
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