Even Deadlier: Sinful Stories from Great Books

Course Dates: 
Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 2011
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Bob Wiley
Course Catalogs: 
2011 Fall

Participants will read (before class) and discuss sixteen wicked tales from some of the world’s best writers, all guaranteed to ignite your moral imagination! There are no lectures, and everyone is encouraged to participate. Stories include Torch Song by John Cheever, Babylon Revisited by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Custard Heart by Dorothy Parker, and Nuns at Luncheon by Aldous Huxley. Required Text: Even Deadlier: A Sequel to The 7 Deadly Sins Sampler, published by the Great Books Foundation, ISBN: 978-1-933147-45-1. Cost: $19.95 (new).

Holding both undergraduate and advanced degrees from the University of Chicago, Bob Wiley (rlw303@bellsouth.net) was formally trained in Great Books leadership techniques. He has led many courses at the College for Seniors, Blue Ridge Community College, and the Brevard Library.