Professor Susan Sage Heinzelman, Ph.D.

Professor Susan Sage Heinzelman
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Western Ontario
The fact that a book can offend people on both sides of the political spectrum, however, probably means that it’s doing something right as a work of art.
Dr. Susan Sage Heinzelman is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, where she has been teaching since 1977 in the English Department and in the School of Law. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario. Professor Heinzelman has won many university teaching awards, including the President's Associates Teaching Award (2003). She is president of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities. She is coeditor (with Zipporah Batshaw Wiseman) of Representing Women: Law, Literature, and Feminism (1994) and author of many articles on the representation of women in law and literature, including ìBlack Letters and Black Rams: Fictionalizing Law and Legalizing Literature in Enlightenment Englandî in Law/Text/Culture (2002).
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13 Courses and Sets

  1. Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition Sale

    Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.5 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    From Mesopotamia to Mississippi, from the anonymous writer of the Epic of Gilgamesh to William Faulkner, writing 3,600 years later, many of the greatest figures of Western culture have been its writers. This course is your guide to a rich sampling of their masterpieces, chosen, explained, and analyzed by five outstanding professors. In addition to novelists, poets, and dramatists, you will study historians,...
  2. Representing Justice: Stories of Law and Literature Sale

    Representing Justice: Stories of Law and Literature

    Susan Sage Heinzelman
    4 out of 5
    26% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Great literature teaches and reinforces society’s laws, articulates its values, and enforces the social contracts that unite us as a culture. This course is a provocative exploration of the rhetorical and philosophical connections that link law and literature. As presented by Professor Susan Sage Heinzelman, this course may force you to re-evaluate the ways you read fiction, watch films and plays, or take in...
  3. (Set) Books That Have Made History: Books That Can Change Your Life & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition  Set on sale

    (Set) Books That Have Made History: Books That Can Change Your Life & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $928.00 Starting at $196.90 $1,124.90 $196.90$1,124.90
    Learn new ways to read some of Western civilization's greatest literary treasures. In Books That Have Made History: Books That Can Change Your Life, discover enduring life lessons in works such as the Iliad, Beowulf, and Gandhi's Autobiography. Then, survey over 70 masterpieces of literature by iconic Western authors including Shakespeare, Milton, Dostoevsky, Conrad, Woolf, and Faulkner in Great Authors of the...
  4. (Set) Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition & Art of Reading  Set on sale

    (Set) Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition & Art of Reading

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $826.00 Starting at $88.90 $1,004.90 $88.90$1,004.90
    Learn new ways to read and appreciate masterpieces from the Western literary canon. First, survey 30 centuries of our civilization's most enduring novelists, poets, playwrights, essayists, and other writers with Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition. Next, maximize your effectiveness as an artful reader with The Art of Reading, which shows you how to approach even the most daunting novel or...
  5. (Set) Western Literary Canon in Context & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition  Set on sale

    (Set) Western Literary Canon in Context & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $942.00 Starting at $93.90 $1,124.90 $93.90$1,124.90
    Gain insights into the great works and authors of the Western literary tradition. The Western Literary Canon in Context is a thorough investigation of more than 30 key works in the Western literary canon and their critical roles in the development of literature. Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition is an 84-lecture survey of the writers who shaped Western storytelling into what it is today.
  6. (Set) Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition; Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition; & How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition  Set on sale

    (Set) Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition; Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition; & How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $1,693.95 Starting at $455.90 $2,149.85 $455.90$2,149.85
    Explore the greatness of Western culture with this epic three-course set that surveys the best that our civilization's intellectual, literary, and musical traditions have to offer. Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive survey of Western philosophy from its origins in classical Greece to the revolutionary views of the 20th century. Great Authors of the Western Literary...
  7. (Set) Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition & Classics of British Literature  Set on sale

    (Set) Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition & Classics of British Literature

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $1,073.00 Starting at $102.90 $1,269.90 $102.90$1,269.90
    Comb through the powerful and enduring works by some of the most brilliant writers in history with this two-course set. Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition spans 30 centuries of the finest literature ever written and covers almost five dozen timeless works, from the epics and dramas of the ancient Hebrews and Greeks to the prose fiction of the 20th century. Classics of British Literature is...
  8. (Set) History of World Literature & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition  Set on sale

    (Set) History of World Literature & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $1,073.00 Starting at $102.90 $1,269.90 $102.90$1,269.90
    Sample brilliant literary masterpieces from around the world in The History of World Literature, which covers such vibrant works as The Epic of Gilgamesh and Things Fall Apart. Then, survey the lives and works of Western literature's masterful writers—including Homer, Shakespeare, and Virginia Woolf—in Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition.
  9. (Set) Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition; Classic Novels: Meeting the Challenge of Great Literature; & Western Literary Canon in Context  Set on sale

    (Set) Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition; Classic Novels: Meeting the Challenge of Great Literature; & Western Literary Canon in Context

    Taught By Multiple Professors
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  10. (Set) Classics of American Literature & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition  Set on sale

    (Set) Classics of American Literature & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $1,205.00 Starting at $137.90 $1,499.90 $137.90$1,499.90
    Now is your chance to discover more insights about the literature that has defined our lives. Study the classic stories and poems that illustrate our great nation's character in Classics of American Literature. Then, meet more than 60 of Western civilization's greatest authors and unpack their unforgettable works in Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition.
  11. (Set) Classic Novels & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition  Set on sale

    (Set) Classic Novels & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
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    Explore literature's most iconic writers and their unforgettable masterpieces. Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition surveys the lives and works of over 70 of Western literature's masterful writers, including Homer, Shakespeare, and Virginia Woolf. Then, investigate the dazzling, surprising, and deeply moving worlds revealed through great works such as Moby-Dick, The Brothers Karamazov, and As...
  12. (Set) Building Great Sentences & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition  Set on sale

    (Set) Building Great Sentences & Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $808.00 Starting at $196.90 $1,004.90 $196.90$1,004.90
    Learn how great sentences are crafted and sample how the West's greatest writers used them to create timeless literary treasures with this enlightening two-course set. First, investigate the myriad ways we think about, talk about, and write great sentences in Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft. Then, learn how authors from Homer to St. Augustine to Dickens to Faulkner employed powerful writing in...
  13. (Set)  The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books & Great Authors of t Set on sale

    (Set) The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books & Great Authors of t

    Taught By Multiple Professors
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