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Presented in Spring 2004, faculty members from the Department of English discuss the lives, works, and legacies of their favorite authors.

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Presented in Spring 2004, faculty members from the Department of English discuss the lives, works, and legacies of their favorite authors.

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    James Joyce

    James Joyce

    Maria DiBattista, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, shares her perspectives on James Joyce as an author and artist who transformed our perceptions of the world. Presented as part of the Great Authors on Great Authors series, Spring 2004.

    • 56 min
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    Umberto Eco

    Umberto Eco

    Vance Smith, Professor of English, explains the life and work of Umberto Eco and what it teaches us about the importance of the Middle Ages and the concept of "author." Presented as part of the Great Authors on Great Authors series, Spring 2004.

    • 58 min
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    William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare

    Lawrence Danson, Professor of English, explains how Shakespeare became a great author during his lifetime and his ubiquity today. Presented as part of the Great Authors on Great Authors series, Spring 2004.

    • 1h 4 min
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Anne Margaret Daniel *99, Lecturer in English, describes F. Scott Fitzgerald's life, writing, and perspectives on his time at Princeton University (1913-1917.) Presented as part of the Great Authors on Great Authors series, Spring 2004.

    • 56 min
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    Geoffrey Chaucer

    Geoffrey Chaucer

    John Fleming *63, Louis W. Fairchild '24 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, discusses the life of Chaucer and his renowned Canterbury Tales. Presented as part of the Great Authors on Great Authors series, Spring 2004.

    • 1h

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