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8 Books That Changed the World Publisher's Summary
One Day University presents a series of audio lectures recorded in real-time from some of the top minds in the United States. Given by award-winning professors and experts in their field, these recorded lectures dive deep into the worlds of religion, government, literature, and social justice.
Professor Joseph Luzzi uncovers the mysteries of eight books that, in one way or another, changed our world. He explores the creative processes behind these masterpieces, traces their impact, and helps reveal their remarkable riches: The Bible, The Odyssey by Homer, The Divine Comedy by Dante, Hamlet by Shakespeare, To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf, Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and Catch 22 by Joseph Heller.
Joseph Luzzi is a literature and Italian Professor at Bard College, and was previously a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received the Scaglione Prize for his teaching. He is also the author of the audio course, The Art of Reading. Professor Luzzi previously taught at Yale University, where he was awarded a Yale College Teaching Prize.
This audio lecture includes a supplemental PDF.