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The Political Novel (D)

Description:
This course studies some of the best novels concerning political conditions, ideas, and passions in our time. Franz Kafka, Andr Malraux, Arthur Koestler, George Orwell, and Ignazio Silone are among the novelists whose works are read. Such writers depict the plight of human beings; their works are broad in scope and philosophical in mood. Consequently they offer a superb opportunity for reflection and discussion concerning human nature, the human situation today, and the political possibilities and responsibilities that these put before us.

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