Community Classes: Adult

Spring 2015

Informal classes for the community. Offered each semester. Free of charge and open to all. Registration is required by phone at 413-577-3600 or by email.

Literature of the 16th Century with Marie Roche
Wednesday April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, May 6th 
6:00pm-8:00pm
Reading Room.
Readings will be provided.

Readings:

Syllabus

Defense of Poetry

Astrophel and Stella

 

Albion's England

Holinshed's Chronicles

Richard III

Utopia

John Colet

Dialogue Concerning Heresies

Anne Askew

Acts and Monuments

Shakespeare with Normand Berlin. 
Tuesday April 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th
7:00pm-9:00pm
Reading Room
We will be discussing King Lear in our four evenings together. "Is this the promis'd end?"
"Or image of that horror?"