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Connie Willis's Doomsday Book: A Study Guide

This blog is to prepare for the lab on April 21 or April 23. 

*After reading the novel, use the questions in the study guide to check the essential information you need to collect for the purpose of our class discussion.    29 more words

Study Guide

Kick off the final exam: Prepare for the next class!

Our next class (Apr-14 or Apr-16) will be divided into two sessions:

Part I. Discuss the first part of Connie Willis’ Doomsday Book, chapters 1-14. 317 more words

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Doomsday Book (2012)

Three short stories present us with three cataclysmic events along the timeline of humanity’s existence. They are not all typical end-of-the-world scenarios. The first story is the most familiar one by far, at least to Western audiences. 866 more words


A Time Traveler and the Black Plague Meet in Doomsday Book

Doomsday Book is a time travel book…or is it a historical novel? The year is 2048 (well maybe as I will explain later) and Kivrin, an earnest undergraduate female historian, is sent back to the Oxford, England of 1320. 356 more words

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