HUMANITIES 2

Reading List for Spring 2017

Professor Nancy Caciola

THE AENEID OF VIRGIL - MANDELBAUM TRANS., Virgil (Penguin) 
THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Edition (Penguin) 
CONFESSIONS, PINE-COFFIN TRANS., Augustine (Penguin)
THE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND HELOISE - RADICE TRANS., Abelard (Penguin)
HISTORY OF THE FRANKS - THORP TRANS., Gregory of Tours (Penguin)
THE LAIS OF MARIE DE FRANCE, France (Penguin)
THE BRIEF ENGLISH HANDBOOK, UCSD Custom Ed., Dornan & Dawe (Pearson/Longman)

Professor Janet Smarr

THE AENEID OF VIRGIL - MANDELBAUM TRANS., Virgil (Penguin) 
**THE HOLY BIBLE, New King James Version (Nelson)** 
CONFESSIONS, SHEED TRANS., Augustine (Hackett)
THE SONG OF ROLAND - BURGESS TRANS. (Penguin)
THE DECAMERON - MUSA & BONDANELLA TRANS., Boccaccio (Penguin)
THE PORTABLE DANTE - MUSA TRANS., Dante (Penguin)
Course Reader - University Readers (instructions for ordering are below)
THE BRIEF ENGLISH HANDBOOK, UCSD Custom Ed., Dornan & Dawe (Pearson/Longman)

** If you already have a copy of a different edition of the Bible, you may use that text for Smarr's lectures


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Professor Seth Lerer

THE AENEID OF VIRGIL - MANDELBAUM TRANS., Virgil (Penguin) 
THE HOLY BIBLE, King James Version (Nelson)
CONFESSIONS, PINE-COFFIN TRANS., Augustine (Penguin)
CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY, SLAVITT TRANS., Boethius (Harvard UP)
ROMANCE OF ROSE, HORGAN TRANS., Guillaume (Oxford)
VITA NUOVA, REYNOLDS TRANS., Dante (Penguin)
DREAM VISIONS & OTHER POEMS, Lynch ed., Chaucer (Norton)
THE BRIEF ENGLISH HANDBOOK, UCSD Custom Ed., Dornan & Dawe (Pearson/Longman)



Professor Edward Watts

AENEID, FALGES TRANS., Virgil (Penguin)
THE OXFORD ANNOTATED BIBLE, New Revised Standard Edition with Apocrypha (Oxford University Press)

LIVES, VOLUME VII, Plutarch  (Harvard University Press)
THE TWO LIVES OF CHARLEMAGNE, 2008 Edition (Penguin)
THE BRIEF ENGLISH HANDBOOK, UCSD Custom Ed., Dornan & Dawe (Pearson/Longman)

Professor Stanley Chodorow

THE OXFORD ANNOTATED BIBLE, New Revised Standard Edition with Apocrypha (Oxford University Press)
THE AENEID OF VIRGIL - MANDELBAUM Trans., Virgil (Penguin) 
NJAL'S SAGA, Leifer (Penguin)
DIVINE COMEDY - CIARDI Trans., Dante (Penguin)
CONFESSIONS, Augustine (Oxford)
THE BRIEF ENGLISH HANDBOOK, UCSD Custom Ed., Dornan & Dawe (Pearson/Longman)