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Online Texts for Program Readings: Spring Semester

This guide provides links to full-text resources and audio resources available for program readings.

Online Texts

This is a guide with links to full-text/audio resources of program works. Below is a list of databases with full-text sources and audio recordings.  Please contact Cara Sabolcik, Associate Library Director for help accessing these resources.

Digital Loeb Classical Library Early Modern Texts Naxos Music Library Naxos Spoken Word Library Open Library Project Gutenberg

Spring Semester Reading List

Date Reading Online Resources
February 4 Dante: Divine ComedyInferno
I–XVII
February 8 Dante: Divine ComedyInferno 
XVIII–XXXIV
 
February 11 No seminar—Move-in day
February 15 Dante: Divine ComedyPurgatorio
 I–XVIII
February 18 Dante: Divine ComedyPurgatorio 
XIX–XXXIII
February 22 Dante: Divine ComedyParadiso 
I–XVII
February 25 Dante: Divine ComedyParadiso 
XVIII–XXXIII

March 1

Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologiae
First Part of the Second Part:

  • Question 90
  • Question 91, Articles 1–5
  • Question 93, Articles 1–3, 5, 6
  • Question 94
  • Question 95, Articles 1, 2
  • Question 96, Articles 2–6
  • Question 97, Articles 1–3
March 4
  • Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologiae 
    First Part of the Second Part:
    • Question 100, Articles 1–3, 9, 10, 12
    • Questions 106, 108, 109
   
March 8
  • Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologiae
    • Second Part of the Second Part, Questions 1, 2, 4
  • Christian Creeds 
March 11 Chaucer: Canterbury Tales
Prologue
Knight’s Tale
March 15 Chaucer: Canterbury Tales
Miller’s Prologue and Tale
Reeve’s Prologue and Tale
 
March 18 Chaucer: Canterbury Tales
Nun’s Priest’s Tale and Epilogue
Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale

March 22 Chaucer: Canterbury Tales
Clerk’s Prologue and Tale
Pardoner’s Prologue and Tale
 
March 25 Shakespeare: As You like It
March 29 Montaigne: Essays
To the Reader
I, 31 (Of Cannibals)
II, 11 (Of Cruelty)
III, 2 (Of Repentance)
April 1 Montaigne: Essays
III, 13 (Of Experience)
April 5 Machiavelli: The Prince
April 8 Machiavelli: Discourses on Livy
Introductory Letter
Book I: Preface, 1–28, 58 to end
Book II: Preface, 1–5
April 12 Shakespeare: Richard II
April 15 Shakespeare: Henry IV, Part I
April 19 Shakespeare: Othello
April 22 Shakespeare: Hamlet
April 26 Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion, Book I, Chapters 1–6; 15
April 29 Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion, Book II, Chapters 1, 2 (#12–27), 3  
May 3 J. S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion  
May 6 Bacon: Novum Organum, Book I, Preface and Aphorisms 1–115
May 10 Bacon: Novum Organum, Book I, Aphorisms 116–130
Book II, Aphorisms 1–20
 
May 13 Descartes: Discourse on Method, I–IV
May 17 Descartes: Discourse on Method, V–VI
May 20 Shakespeare: Macbeth
May 24 Shakespeare: King Lear
May 27 Shakespeare: The Tempest