|Great American Best Sellers: Books that Shaped America
These 24 DVD lectures by Professor Peter Cohn give you a pointed look at American best sellers, both fiction and nonfiction and shows their place within the fabric of American cultural history. Here we find an expert look at the evolution of the tastes, hopes and dreams of the periods studied. Each work in this series from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to How to Win Friends and Influence People has had a crucial and unique impact on American society. These studies give us a deeper understanding of how American literature can both mirror the events of its time and interact with and impact them. If you have not read the 22 works, that is ok, but you will probably want to later! Optional small text booklet ordered through the office by 5/30, Cost $12.00.
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