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The Glass Bead Game by Herman Hesse

Recommended by: Kristin DeVries

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Program Overview

The English Department at Marywood University is a dynamic learning community dedicated to exploring the beauty and power of language and literature. We offer a broad spectrum of courses for literary study and teacher training. Majors in English and minors in writing and women's studies are available.

Program Highlights

  • Small class sizes
  • Individual attention
  • A variety of courses to choose from
  • Internships and independent study opportunities
  • Nationally recognized teacher education program

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We are delighted to join in celebrating the achievements of CLAS senior Grace Morrissey. [N.B. Many of Grace's reflections on the versatility of a Philosophy degree also apply to English and other Liberal Arts disciplines.]

News Article - Marywood University
Philosophy major Grace Morrissey has studied everything from climate change to metaphysics. Soon she will head overseas to pursue a master's degree in international relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Marywood University English Department shared a link.

Why I Switched From a Computer Science Major to an English Major
Pst. Hey, you. Yeah, you—reader. I have something clichéd and important to tell you: follow your Moss Hart and Kurt Vonnegut (you see those puns there?)—make the switch to English. The Major Less Traveled By Everyone has dreams and aspirations of what they want to be. During my childhood years, I wa…

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Dr. Brassard recommends a book on metaphysics:

The Divine Matrix
A book I recommend is The Divine Matrix: Bridging Time, Miracles and Belief by Gregg Braden. Braden argues that the laws of physics parallel the laws of metaphysics. And there lies the intrigue! Be...

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