Reading List

IMAGINATIVE LITERATURE

The Iliad by Homer

The Fairie Queene (1590, 1596) by Edmund Spenser

King Lear (1608) by William Shakespeare

The King James Bible (1611)

Paradise Lost (1667, 1674) by John Milton

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840) by Edgar Allan Poe

Twice Told Tales (1837, 1842) by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Mosses from an Old Manse (1846) by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Pierre (1852) by Herman Melville

Philosophy, History, Theory

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America (1776) by Thomas Jefferson

Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality (1905) by Sigmund Freud

“Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses (Notes Toward an Investigation)” (1970) by Louis Althusser

The Sublime Object of Ideology (1989) by Slavoj Žižek