Reading Guide

Context N°12 We asked our academic advisors to name which literary works all students should read. The following list of their responses is run annually to introduce new readers to the aesthetic tradition that CONTEXT supports. Literary Works All Students Read on! →

Letter from Sarajevo

Context N°18 by John Taylor If you struggle with the moral questions raised by the disastrous political commitments of certain otherwise stimulating or even essential writers, then ponder this anecdote. It goes back to the years 1992-95, when Sarajevo was Read on! →

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Bouvard and Pécuchet

Although unfinished during his lifetime, Bouvard and Pécuchet is now considered to be one of Flaubert’s greatest masterpieces. In his own words, the novel is “a kind of encyclopedia made into farce . . . A book in which I shall spit out my… Read on! →

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