Freedom and Dialogue in a Polarized World

Freedom and Dialogue in a Polarized World

by Sharon Schuman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611494624
Publisher: University of Delaware Press
Publication date: 12/20/2013
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sharon Schuman taught literature and interdisciplinary seminars at Deep Springs College, Willamette University, University of Oregon, and Oregon State University.

Table of Contents


1. Introducing Dialogic Freedom
2. A Father Begs for his Son’s Corpse in the Iliad
3. Passion and Freedom in Dante’s Inferno
4. Deaf to Shylock in The Merchant of Venice
5. The Virtuosity of Satan in Paradise Lost
6. Shaping the Master’s Vision in “Benito Cereno”
7. The Grand Inquisitor’s Silent Christ
8. Goading a Reader of “In the Penal Colony”'
9. Freedom Under Impossible Conditions in Beloved
10. Freedom Under Construction in a Polarized World
Appendix A: Theoretical Roots of Dialogic Freedom
Appendix B: Discussion Guide for Teachers, Students, and Book Groups

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