Christianity and Fantasy, Fall 2012 Schedule

  • 8.30 Introduction to course

Progenitors

  • 9.4 George MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin
  • 9.6
  • 9.11 G. K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday
  • 9.13

Inheritors

  • 9.18 C. S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength
  • 9.20
  • 9.25
  • 9.27 Lewis, The Great Divorce
  • 10.2
  • 10.4 Lewis, Till We Have Faces
  • 10.9
  • 10.11
  • 10.16 J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings I-II
  • 10.18
  • Fall Break
  • 10.25 Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings III-IV
  • 10.30
  • 11.1 Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings V-VI
  • 11.6
  • 11.8 concluding discussion of Tolkien

Revisionists

  • 11.13 Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials, 1st book
  • 11.15 Pullman, His Dark Materials, 2nd book
  • 11.20
  • Thanksgiving Break
  • 11.27 Pullman, His Dark Materials, 3rd book
  • 11.29 concluding discussion of Pullman
  • 12.4 John Crowley, Little, Big
  • 12.6
  • 12.11
  • 12.13 Conclusion to course