Schedule revised on September 15
Lecture & Film Schedule
Aug. 27 Introduction: What is Existentialism?
Sept. 1, 3, 8, 10 Fear & Trembling - Preamble from the Heart
Sept.15 Hiroshima mon amour
Sept. 17 Discussion of film
Sept. 22 Fear & Trembling, Problema I,
Sept. 24 Fear & Trembling, Problema II
Sept. 29 The Third Man
Oct. 1 Discussion of film
Oct. 6 Sickness Unto Death (xeroxed excerpts)
Oct. 12 FIRST PAPER DUE
Oct. 8, 13 Brothers Karamazov, Part I
Oct. 15, 20, 22 Brothers Karamazov, Part II
Oct. 27, 29 Brothers Karamazov, Part III
Nov. 3, 5 Brothers Karamazov, Part IV
Nov.9 SECOND PAPER DUE
Nov. 10, 12, 17 The Gay Science (excerpts)
Nov. 19 Breathless
Nov. 24 Discussion of film
Dec. 1, 3 Twilight of the Idols
Dec. 8 Review
Dec. 11 THIRD PAPER DUE
Required Reading: Dostoevsky, Brothers Karamazov (Signet Classic)
Kierkegaard, Fear & Trembling (Penguin)
Nietzsche, The Gay Science (Vintage)
Twilight of the Idols (Penguin)
Recommended: Duras, M., Hiroshima Mon Amour (Grove Press)
Dudley, A., (ed.), Breathless (Rutgers U. Press)
Requirements: (1) Three 6 page papers on subjects to be selected from a list of suggested paper topics, or on a topic approved by your GSI.
(2) Approximately 200 pages of reading per week.
(3) Attendance at weekly discussion sections.