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June 28, 2021 - August 11, 20216/28 - 8/116 WeeksOnlineCancelledOnlineJames Kuzner
11830

Course Description

What do we talk about when we talk about love? We will see how writers have addressed this question from Shakespeare's day to the present. Writers are likely to include Shakespeare, Austen, Eliot, Flaubert, Graham Greene, Zora Neale Hurston, and Annie Proulx. By reading, discussing, and writing about love, students will become better able to understand and argue about vastly different concepts of love; to assess the virtues and shortcomings of those concepts; to express what might otherwise seem inexpressible; to develop a more nuanced understanding of emotional life; and, ultimately, to experience love in a more reflective and rewarding way.

Course Information

  • Course Code: CEEL1014

Program Information

Summer@Brown

Brown’s Pre-College Program in the liberal arts and sciences for students completing grades 9-12 by June 2021.

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