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- By: William Faulkner
- Narrated by: Grover Gardner
- Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
Absalom, Absalom! tells the story of Thomas Sutpen, the enigmatic stranger who came to Jefferson township in the early 1830s. With a French architect and a band of wild Haitians, he wrung a fabulous plantation out of the muddy bottoms of the north Mississippi wilderness.
Making sense of a difficult masterpiece
- By Raman on 27-10-11
you like it or you don't. the work of messmeraising genius, narrated by narration god.
The Foundations of Western Civilization
- By: Thomas F. X. Noble, The Great Courses
- Narrated by: Thomas F. X. Noble
- Length: 24 hrs and 51 mins
- Original Recording
What is Western Civilization? According to Professor Noble, it is "much more than human and political geography," encompassing myriad forms of political and institutional structures - from monarchies to participatory republics - and its own traditions of political discourse. It involves choices about who gets to participate in any given society and the ways in which societies have resolved the tension between individual self-interest and the common good.
Loved it - I'll be ordering more
- By First Impressions on 21-09-16
Great course indeed
Very refreshing if you got some knowledge of subject already and has lots of unexpectedly enlightening bits in it too.
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