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Humanities 1: The Modern Labyrinth

The works for the Fall 2022 Humanities 1 course are listed below.   

Fall 2022

  1. Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Decolonizing the Mind - [reading will be posted on Canvas] James Currey Ltd / Heinemann (January 15, 2011), ISBN-10: 0852555016, ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0852555019  
  2. Homer, The Odyssey - trans. Robert Fagles (1995), ISBN-10: ‎ 9609012205, ISBN-13: ‎ 978-9609012201
  3. Toni Morrison, Home - Vintage; Reprint edition (January 1, 2013), ISBN-10: ‎ 9780307740915 , ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0307740915    
  4. Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, The 1818 Text - Oxford World Classics (2020), ISBN-10: ‎ 0198840829, ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0198840824   
  5. Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents - Ed. Samuel Moyn. Norton Critical edition (2021), ISBN-10: ‎ 0393617092, ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0393617092   
  6. Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron - Trans. and ed., Wayne A. Rebhorn. W. W. Norton & Company; First edition (September 21, 2015), ISBN-10: ‎ 9780393935622, ISBN-13: 978-0393935622    
  7. Akira Kurosawa, Rashomon - [in-person screening of the film will be held for the group] 
  8. Gabriel García Márquez, Chronicle of a Death Foretold - Vintage; Reprint edition (October 7, 2003), ISBN-10: 9781400034710, ISBN-13: 978-1400034710  
  9. Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart - Penguin Publishing Group (September 1, 1994), ISBN-10: ‎ 0385474547, ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0385474542