Work and Literature

A General Education course, cross-listed as “Labor & Economic Relations 165,” focusing on the ways in which economic theory impacts literature and how literature impacts economic theory.


Theodor Adorno, excerpts

Marx, excerpts

Veblen, excerpts from Theory of Leisure

Marx and Engels, The Communist Manifesto

Jacob A. Riis, How the Other Half Lives

William Morris, News from Nowhere

Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed

Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower

Ed Park, Personal Days

Cristina Henriquez, The Book of Unknown Americans.