LESSON I. THE OPENING

  1. CREATION
  2. SENSE, SENSATION AND SENSUALITY
  3. THE BREATH OF LIFE; LIVING SOULS
  4. FORM

 

LESSON II. SYMPHONIES WITHIN SYMPHONIES

  1. The First Symphony: Harmony
  2. The Second Symphony: Making Harmony
  3. The Third Symphony: Making Music
  4. The Fourth Symphony: Applications and Elements of Style
  5. What Instruments We Have

 

 

 

 

III. WORK AND PLAY; PLAY AND WORK

  1. Homo Faber
  2. Jump-Man
  3. Addition
  4. A New Tradition
  5. Comix

 

 

 

 

IV. HIGH DEFINITION

  1. The House of Memory
  2. Function
  3. Failures and Fabulists

 

 

 

 

LESSON V. SUSPENDING DISBELIEF

  1. Fraction
  2. Antiphon
  3. Nostromus 

 

 

 


VI. DEEP INTO THAT DARKNESS

  1. Tempered Definition
  2. Once Upon a Midnight Dreary
  3. Definition
  4. Marital affairs and Theological Connections
  5. A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

CHAPTER VII. FICTION

  1. “Deceptive Ways”
  2. “Sources”
  3. “Journalism that Stands Apart”
  4. “Small Asks”
  5. Alternative “Justice”

 

 

 

 

 

LESSON VIII: THIS DROWSY NUMBNESS

  1. Connections and Additions
  2. Applications
  3. Inspiration
  4. Operations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IX. ODE TO THE SEA

  1. “Unmaking” Works
  2. The Heart of the Ocean
  3. “Crimes of Art”
  4. “Morbid Resemblances”
  5. Paradise Lost; Babel Rediscovered

 

 

 

 

 

X. Face Time/FaceTime

  1. Folk and Man
  2. Creating Minds
  3. Mother of Exiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

XI. ATTIC SHAPE

  1. Optics
  2. Ode on a Grecian Urn
  3. Truth Is Beauty (at the very least)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

XII. FALSE STARTS: RITES OF SPRING, NEW AWAKENINGS, REVOLUTIONS AND REBIRTHS

  1. Populism, Socialism, Communism and Other “Common Goods”
  2. Democracy
  3. The State of Affairs: A Report
  4. Tribal Rule(s): Rites and Rights
  5. The Autocratic State: Spring Awakening