28 Jan '18, 4am

Next Friday evening, join me for my lecture on the Big One - the novel that's virtually no longer fiction in our...

Literary classics are classics because they have stood the test of time. They have dazzled generations of readers with their compelling writing as well as with their approaches to universal themes. Each new age discovers in them not just fascinating layers of meaning but also fresh relevance. A reader is often profoundly satisfied and feels his or her life changed for the better. How to Fall in Love with Classics is an exciting, new NLB lecture series that wishes to celebrate the classics. This series looks lovingly and thoughtfully at a few texts to understand the special pleasure we get from them. The study should help to ignite or rekindle your own passion for literature. You may grasp more firmly the importance of particular works and learn to appreciate them more. Every lecture will explore one classic for its various forms of meaning. The text will be dissected to re...

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