Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. —Henry Fielding

26 January 2007

This Weekend's To-do List

This looks sort of insurmountable, I have to admit.

  • Read Plato: The Republic, Book II

  • Read Plato: The Republic, Book III

  • Read Plato: The Republic, Book X

  • Read Peter Euben: “Plato’s Republic: the Justice of Tragedy”

  • Read Gail Bederman: “Remaking Manhood Through Race and Civilization”

  • Read Richard Janko: “From Catharsis to the Aristotelian Mean”

  • Read Alexander Nehamas: “Pity and Fear in the Rhetoric and the Poetics”

  • Read Robert Bogdan: “Cannibals and Savages”

  • Read Janell Hobson: “Venus in the Dark”

  • Finish reading Bernard Williams: Shame and Necessity

  • Arrange Woyzeck according to Aristotle’s suggestions for a good tragedy

  • See Night of the Iguana

  • See The Prestige

  • See The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

  • Begin grading papers on August Wilson’s Fences