Great Books Discussion Group

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The Great Books method of Shared Inquiry discussion encourages a personal approach to literature. Participants engage in a search for the author's meaning. There are no right or wrong answers and no examinations. The sharing of individual interpretations results in a greater understanding for all.

New participants are welcome throughout the year. There is no fee and a Wheaton Public Library card is not required. Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, September through June, at 7:30 p.m.

To register or for more information about the Great Books Discussion Group contact Beverly Jirsa at 630-868-7573 or beverly@wheatonlibrary.org.

2012-2013 Schedule

Sept. 12 - Shirley Jackson * The Lottery 
Oct. 10 - Plato * Protagoras 
Nov. 14 - Anton Checkov * The Cherry Orchard (Paul Schmidt, tr.) 
Dec. 12 - On Time: Poems by Shakespeare, Donaghy, Thomas, Baudelaire, Wylie, and Yeats 
Jan. 9 - Book of Job 
Feb. 13 - Hans Christian Andersen * The Shadow 
March 13 - Simone Weil * Human Personality 
April 10 - Euripides * Electra (Emily Townsend Vermeule, tr.)
May 8 - Leo Tolstoy * Second Epilogue to War & Peace 
June 12 - Richard Hughes * A High Wind in Jamaica 



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