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The Great Books: Introduction to American Literature

In this episode of Literary Tales, we begin an exploration of the “myths and symbols” of American Literature: The Scarlet Letter, Last of the Mohicans, and Moby Dick. We base this study of American literature on the theme of “innocence lost” and the “myth and symbol” school of literary criticism.

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Hesiod, Paul Krause in real life, is the editor of VoegelinView and a writer on art, culture, literature, politics, and religion for numerous journals, magazines, and newspapers. He is the author of The Odyssey of Love and the Politics of Plato, and a contributor to the College Lecture Today and the forthcoming book Diseases, Disasters, and Political Theory. He holds master’s degrees in philosophy and theology (biblical & religious studies) from the University of Buckingham and Yale, and a bachelor’s degree in economics, history, and philosophy from Baldwin Wallace University.

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