Manhattan School of Music


Humanities IV, Section 12
"The Artist and Society"
Taught by Tom Dale Keever


email: tdk@keever.us

Class Syllabus

Core Attendance Policy

Style Sheet: Some advice on writing papers

Template for written assignments


Classroom Behavior in Humanites 


Readings:

Plato:  The Symposium

Plato:  The Symposium, HTML version at Perseus

Aristophanes, The Frogs (PDF)
Aristophanes: The Frogs (Bartleby)
Aristophanes: The Frogs (Gutenberg)

William Shakespeare: Sonnets: Guttenberg Text version
William Shakespeare, Selected Sonnets  (PDF)

Extrabardic Early Modern Poetry (PDF)
    Christopher Marlowe: "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love": At Perseus
    Sir Walter Raleigh: "The Nymph's Reply"
    Ben Jonson: "Song to Celia": At Luminarium.org

William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream (PDF)
    William Shakespeare:  A Midsummer Night's Dream:  MIT
    William Shakespeare:  A Midsummer Night's Dream: Bartleby
    William Shakespeare:  A Midsummer Night's Dream: Guttenberg text version
    William Shakespeare:  A Midsummer Night's Dream, Word Document

A Selection of Sonnets (PDF)

A Selection of English Romantic Poets (PDF)

Virginia Woolf: 
    A Room of One's Own, Part 1 (PDF)
    A Room of One's Own, Part 2 (PDF)
    A Room of One's Own:  Word Document
    A Room of One's Own: Guttenberg text version

    Additional Readings by Virginia Woolf

James Joyce: 
    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
        Part 1  (PDF)
        Part 2  (PDF)
        Part 3  (PDF)
    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: Word Document
    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: text

    Additional Readings by James Joyce

A Selection of "Modernist" Poets
    Part 1 (PDF)
    Part 2 (PDF)

Huelsenbeck, En Avant Dada (PDF)

Tristan Tzara, Seven Dada Manifestos (PDF)

Tom Stoppard:
    Travesties, Act I:  PDF version
    Travesties, Act II: PDF version

Guy Debord:
     The Society of the Spectacle: Online version at Marxists.org
    

Additional resources:

How I Teach Humanities at Manhattan School of Music

MLA Rules for citing sources

An Early Modern Chronology

Strunk and White: The Elements of Style: at Bartleby


Center for Nonviolent Communication

Janet D. Schenck, Adventures in Music ( A history of Manhattan School of Music's first forty years )

Manhattan School of Music Emergency Plan