John Lutz is Professor of English and oversees a university Division of Humanities, which houses English, Philosophy, and Foreign Language. In addition, he has led numerous initiatives such as College 101, Learning Communities, Freshman Orientation, Strategic Planning, and Outcomes Assessment. Dr. Lutz has also published numerous scholarly articles on both philosophy and literature and has won awards for his outstanding teaching.
0103. DICKENS REVISITED: David Copperfield
DICKENS REVISITED: David Copperfield
Considered by many to be one of the great masterpieces written by Charles Dickens, David Copperfield traces the adventures of the titular character as he develops from an impoverished childhood to adulthood. Written in an autobiographical format, the novel treats the themes of memory and identity while also exploring important social questions of the time such as the exploitation of children, marriage, emigration to Australia, and class conflict. We will read the Penguin edition of the work.