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Do you keep meaning to read more of the great classics of literature but don't get around to it all that often? Then this book group is for you. I'm a novel lover who reads mainly new releases, but I want to start working my way through the classic b

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We're a society for classical literature enthusiasts, keen to discuss literary works which have not only stood the test of time, but are both brilliant and thought provoking. The Melbourne Literary Classics Society allows members the opportunity to e

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Literati
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I'm starting this group because one of my New Years resolutions was to start reading the classics, from Epic of Gilgamesh to The Iliad to Pride and Prejudice to Slaughterhouse Five. All the truly great pieces of literature that I've missed. I thoug

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This is a group for anyone interested in classical mythology. We intend to do close readings of The Iliad, The Odyssey, Greek tragedies, The Aeneid, and other things as well. Looking forward to dive into our classical roots with a group of people.

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Philomythus
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Ever feel like you missed something in your high school or college literature class? Are you missing some of the cultural references to Dickens or Hemingway? Or perhaps with more contemporary classics you missed some Vonnegut, Updike, or Malamud? Thi

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Bibliophiles
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Group meant for non-professionals who simply want to enjoy time together by reading plays together and learning to appreciate this type of literature without intimidation or expectation of prior reading experience or knowledge.

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Play Readers
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Are you less inclined to read contemporary lit and more drawn to the classics? Are you not all that into the lighter fare and more drawn to that which with exquisite detail captures the dark depths of the human condition? Do you find yourself saturat

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croncs
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So often we say that we want our children to love reading or love learning, and what better way to encourage them by reading and learning ourselves? It's challenging to carve out time as a busy mom, but it's so worth it. Let's meet once a month to di

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well-read moms
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We like to discuss together some classic books. As an ecample: -Leo Tolstoi - Anna Karenina -Niccolo Machiavelli- the Prince -Franz Kafka.. -Herman Melville-Moby Dick -William Shakespeare.. -Dante Alighieri.. -Homer.. ... If you would like to discus

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For absolute beginners: You have studied Latin at school (any level) and are willing to use now as a spoken  language. This idea sprang up from the realization that I was able, after so many years, to put together some words into (maybe) meaningful s

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Latine Loquentes - (MqM)

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September 29, 2014

This is a group for anyone interested in classical mythology. We intend to do close readings of The Iliad, The Odyssey, Greek tragedies, The Aeneid, and other things as well. Looking forward to dive into our classical roots with a group of people.

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Philomythus
July 15, 2014

Ever feel like you missed something in your high school or college literature class? Are you missing some of the cultural references to Dickens or Hemingway? Or perhaps with more contemporary classics you missed some Vonnegut, Updike, or Malamud? Thi

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Bibliophiles
June 30, 2014

Are you less inclined to read contemporary lit and more drawn to the classics? Are you not all that into the lighter fare and more drawn to that which with exquisite detail captures the dark depths of the human condition? Do you find yourself saturat

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croncs
June 23, 2014

For absolute beginners: You have studied Latin at school (any level) and are willing to use now as a spoken  language. This idea sprang up from the realization that I was able, after so many years, to put together some words into (maybe) meaningful s

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Latine Loquentes - (MqM)
January 14, 2014

We're a society for classical literature enthusiasts, keen to discuss literary works which have not only stood the test of time, but are both brilliant and thought provoking. The Melbourne Literary Classics Society allows members the opportunity to e

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Literati
October 9, 2013

So often we say that we want our children to love reading or love learning, and what better way to encourage them by reading and learning ourselves? It's challenging to carve out time as a busy mom, but it's so worth it. Let's meet once a month to di

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well-read moms
June 20, 2013

Group meant for non-professionals who simply want to enjoy time together by reading plays together and learning to appreciate this type of literature without intimidation or expectation of prior reading experience or knowledge.

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Play Readers
January 6, 2013

Do you keep meaning to read more of the great classics of literature but don't get around to it all that often? Then this book group is for you. I'm a novel lover who reads mainly new releases, but I want to start working my way through the classic b

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January 4, 2012

I'm starting this group because one of my New Years resolutions was to start reading the classics, from Epic of Gilgamesh to The Iliad to Pride and Prejudice to Slaughterhouse Five. All the truly great pieces of literature that I've missed. I thoug

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