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We don’t just love reading – we live and breathe it.

Book Oblivion is here because we feel deep within our bellies a call to rescue books from complete and utter oblivion. That looks different in every life and we are not here to tell you what to read, although you will want to pick up a few titles that move us. 

Our courses are here to teach students how writing, rhetoric, and literature intersect language, culture, and thought on the most intimate levels. 

Our blog is here to inspire the everyday reader to pick up a new book, teach their child to read, or pursue their unique interests and passions for the written word on an even deeper level. 

We share a love of books, a passion for learning, and a relentless pursuit of truth. Instead of contributing to the erosion of language, we celebrate the weight of words in our hands after turning them over and over again in our minds. 

We don’t just love reading – we live and breathe it so deeply it hurts. Take a course, read a post, stay connected, and be part of the movement. Thanks for stopping by.

WRITING

RHETORIC

LITERATURE

WRITING


COMPOSITION - LEVELS I, II, III, IV

These courses are designed for a homeschooled student wanting to learn about the discipline, art, and craft of writing prose. They are taught in conjunction with our rhetoric courses and can be taken over four years or self-paced. Students will learn to summarize, analyze, and evaluate arguments in order to contribute to the conversation. 

INTRO TO COLLEGE LEVEL WRITING

This course is designed for a student wanting to prepare for college level writing. Students can expect to learn the basics of formatting their papers according to MLA and APA formats, in addition to general expectations of college level writing.

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RHETORIC


RHETORIC - LEVELS I, II, III, IV

Each rhetoric course complements our writing courses of the same level. When a student successfully completes these courses, she will be able to articulate the foundations of classical rhetoric, evaluate written and spoken arguments, and discuss contemporary strategies of visual rhetoric. Additionally, students will learn to organize their own writing with effective rhetorical strategies to achieve the maximum level of persuasion. 

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RHETORIC OF TECHNOLOGY

This course focuses on the intersection between classical rhetoric and contemporary technologies. We pay special consideration to the way language, thought, and culture are shaped by technology.   
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LITERATURE

With each of our literature courses, we are dedicated to sticking close to the text and teach close reading. We will bring in secondary and tertiary sources to aid in our understanding or to explore the way a text has evolved, but the focus is always on the text itself. 


INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE 

This course is a foundational course that introduces students to the various terms, major time periods, and genres of literary studies. Students can expect to sample of a wide variety of literature and analyze conventional designations.​ 

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LITERARY GENRES

We offer six genre courses that provide an in-depth study into novels, short fiction, autobiography, poetry, essays, and drama. We recommend students supplement their studies with the genres they find most interesting. 

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WORLD LITERATURE 

We offer two world literature courses: Introduction to World Literature and Contemporary World Literature. Our introduction course offers a sample of classic literary texts while our contemporary course is an exciting look at literature in the 20th Century and beyond.
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AMERICAN LITERATURE 

We offer two American literature courses that we separate by time period: American Literature I (Beginnings to 1865) and American Literature II (1865-Present). Students will read and analyze novels, essays, poetry, and plays to explore themes and techniques of the American literature tradition. 
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LITERARY THEORIES 

In addition to providing an introduction to literary theory, students can also investigate the approaches they find most interesting. We offer introductions to psychoanalytic criticism, existential criticism, postmodern literary criticism, and literatures of deconstruction.
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AUTHORS

We offer courses that feature a single author and a selection of their works. Each course is framed around particular themes and ideas the author employs. 

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