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Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage to follow her heart and must endure the hypocrisies of society. (Summary by Mary Anderson)
 
Leo Tolstoy’s psychological novel Anna Karenina follows the life of the enchanting and rebellious Anna who seeks to break free from the shackles of society. Set in late 19th century Russia, Anna is portrayed as an ideal, cultivated aristocratic wife, mother and model for women alike. Although at first glance she seems to have it all in life, Anna yearns for love and affection- something her cold diplomatic husband cannot provide. She grows discontent of their loveless relationship, and is ti ...
 
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Lexicon Valley is a show about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.
 
War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest novels.War and Peace offered a new kind of fiction, with a great many characters caught up in a plot ...
 
War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest novels.War and Peace offered a new kind of fiction, with a great many characters caught up in a plot ...
 
Discover culture. Germany is becoming a crossroads for the creative scene of the 21st century. The world is watching to see what's taking shape in Berlin and beyond.
 
War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest novels.War and Peace offered a new kind of fiction, with a great many characters caught up in a plot ...
 
Podcasts from Columbia University's The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities, where we feature talks with professors about their recent work, publications, novels and more. Hear them read from their work, and also responses from other professors in their fields. Hosted by Anne Levitsky.
 
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Inspired by the revolutionary ideals of our founders and our rich canon of Irish dramatic writing, our mission is to imaginatively engage with all of Irish society through the production of ambitious, courageous and new theatre in all its forms. We commit to lead in the telling of the whole Irish story, in English and in Irish, and we affirm that the Abbey is a theatre for the entire island of Ireland and for all its people. In every endeavour, we promote inclusiveness, diversity and equality.
 
Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. In Book 4, Anna's husband considers drastic measures to address the flagrant infidelity of his wife, while Kitty and Levin meet once again in Moscow to their mutual discomfiture. (Summary by Mary Anderson and MaryAnn)
 
Lectures, radio shows and more available on-demand
 
World Literature Podcasting provides a podcast series exploring a selection of the classics from the world of literature. The purpose of this series is to enhance the listener's knowledge and understanding of notable works of literature of the Western world. Each conversation is complemented with a full transcript of the talk as well as a page of discussion and comprehension questions and further recommended reading. The first two podcasts are free, after that a free 2 minute preview will be ...
 
Two love stories are set against the backdrop of high society in Tsarist Russia. Anna awakes from a loveless marriage to find herself drawn irresistibly to the dashing cavalry officer, Count Vronsky. Levin struggles with self-esteem, and even flees to the country, before gaining courage to return and offer himself to the beautiful and pure Kitty. Through troubled courtships, reconciliations, marriage and the birth of each one’s first child, Anna and Levin experience joy and despair as they e ...
 
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The Eclectic Readers is a monthly book club podcast that reads an eclectic variety of books and discusses them. We try to read out of our comfort zone, with the goal of having our listeners read along with us, and, after listening to the episode, join in on the book's discussion through our social media pages on Litsy or Goodreads. The Eclectic Readers started in 2009 as an IRL book club of three and has since grown to a group of 12 spread across the United States. From there, in 2015, four ...
 
Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage to follow her heart and must endure the hypocrisies of society. (Summary by Mary Anderson)
 
Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage to follow her heart and must endure the hypocrisies of society. (Summary by Mary Anderson)
 
First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.
 
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The Bookening
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3 guys—a pastor, a scholar, and their gleeful provocateur—discuss the great books. We take God and literature seriously—but the second one not overly so.
 
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As the lights come up during the credits Chay Collins turns to you and expresses something he personally found interesting or affecting about the film.A Podcast by Chay CollinsLogo by Ross Becker http://www.rossbecker.co.uk/
 
Join actor Jude Law (Sherlock Holmes, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Anna Karenina) as he discusses his latest film, Side Effects, directed by Steven Soderbergh. Side Effects is a provocative thriller about Emily and Martin (Rooney Mara and Channing Tatum), a successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emily's psychiatrist (played by Law) has unexpected side effects.
 
War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest novels. War and Peace offered a new kind of fiction, with a great many characters caught up in a plot ...
 
War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest novels.War and Peace offered a new kind of fiction, with a great many characters caught up in a plot ...
 
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Jeannette and Meredith are taking a stab at National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and talk about their experiences so far while Susan cheers them on, and then they discuss the earth-shattering Fantasy The Fifth Season in which the world is ending...again. National Novel Writing Month N. K. Jemisin introduces her series N. K. Jemisin in conve ...…
 
Terry Cooper speaking at The Center in Charlottesville Senior Statesmen Vice President and Program Chair, Terry Cooper, talked about several trends in politics that have gone largely unnoticed. Mr Cooper was a long-time Republican political consultant specializing in issues and opposition research. Terry’s current business is political analysis ...…
 
What's this? Our heroes have a guest! And from a rival podcast, Close Reads (check them out here!). It's David Kern, who has a lot of great thoughts about Flannery O'Connor and her story "Good Country People." We'll be back to finish our discussion of Flannery O'Connor and A Good Man is Hard to Find next week! Support us here!…
 
This episode is brought to you by Slack, the collaboration hub for work. Learn more at Slack.com. LinkedIn Talent Solutions, for $50 off your first job post, go to linkedin.com/LEXICON. How far back can we trace, with any accuracy, the spoken word? Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up fo ...…
 
Guian McKee Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Professor in Presidential Studies at the Miller Center, Dr. Guian McKee about the results of the 2018 midterm elections in the United States. Topics include: Was there a blue wave as predicted and what does the record number of elected women mean for Congress. The Sunday Morning ...…
 
Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art Today on Home Grown, David talks art with two more great guests. First, Emily Julia Kresky visits the show for the first time. She’s the organizer of and a featured artist in Women on the Mic: A Benefit for Fight Like a Grrrl at the Front Porch Roots Music School. Emily talks about how she got into songwrit ...…
 
Support us here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yes sir, Brandon provides some MUCH needed context on Flannery O'Connor in this episode. A good man isn't so hard to find after all ...By nathan@clearnotefellowship.org (Warhorn Media).
 
Jennifer Lawless Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Commonwealth Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, Jennifer Lawless, about the upcoming midterm elections. Will there be a ‘blue wave’? Will the Kavanaugh appointment influence swing voters? The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressiv ...…
 
Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art Today on Home Grown, David welcomes two guests to the show for the first time. First, Nathan Gillespie, El Presidente of Charlottesville Tango. Nathan does his turn as ambassador of “the three minute romance” by talking about the history of Charlottesville Tango, the history of tango itself, and their new s ...…
 
Yes, I'm back to retell Russian history. Today's episode is on the last Generalissimo of Russia, the undefeated, Alexander Suvorov.By markschauss@gmail.com (Mark Schauss).
 
Derrick Borte (left) and Sean McCord A former computer programmer, Cam (Jim Gaffigan) is now struggling to make ends meet as a personal chauffeur to low-level drug dealer Mazz. Having lost his computer programming job and his family, Cam suffers an emotional breakdown and finds himself in an unrelenting downward spiral of mental health. Despera ...…
 
Sean McCord (left) with Stephen Winter In response to Shirley Clarke’s 1967 Portrait of Jason, filmmaker Stephen Winter offers an imaginative look into the making of the documentary. Based on Clarke’s original 12-hour film shoot in her Chelsea Hotel apartment, Winter digs into the complicated power dynamics of the relationship between the docum ...…
 
Sean McCord (left) with Sam Bathrick and Adam Barton. Following three inmates at the city jail in Richmond, Virginia, 16 Bars offers a glimpse at a unique rehabilitation program that provides these men with access to a makeshift recording studio. The inmates unearth painful elements of their pasts as they write and create original music. Throug ...…
 
Sean McCord (center) with Abel Okugawa and Aaron Farrington Highlighting the essence of nine locals who proudly call Charlottesville their home, Know Your Neighbor offers insight into the lives of refugees who escaped from war. The 2018 Virginia Film Festival runs November 1-4, 2018.
 
Sean McCord with Director Tommaso Mottola and actor/producer Gorild Mauseth When Norwegian actor Gorild Mauseth receives an offer from the Primorsky Regional Drama Theater in Russia to play Anna Karenina, she agrees, and the role becomes an all-consuming venture. To reach the theater in Vladivostok, she travels along the Trans-Siberian Railway, ...…
 
Sean McCord and Michelle Jackson As part of President Roosevelt’s New Deal in 1936-1938, the Federal Writers’ Project interviewed more than 2,300 former slaves to gain first-hand accounts of slave life. Featuring a multiracial cast, Another Slave Narrative showcases performances of the original transcripts of these federal interviews in the for ...…
 
Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with award-winning, investigative journalist/author Hawes Spencer, about objectively documenting the tragic events in his new book, Summer of Hate: Charlottesville, USA; and Indivisible Charlottesville Steering Committee member Ken Horne, on their strategy for creating a blue wave ...…
 
Jeannette and Meredith sat down with Victoria Schwab to discuss everything from her writing process, to morally gray characters, monsters, comics, and... The Princess Bride! Whether you’re already a fan of her books or new to her work, you’ll get something out of this interview. (Plus, it’s spoiler-free, so listen away!) Victoria Schwab’s Websi ...…
 
Spook-port our fear-oes fear! (Support our heroes here :| ) Our heroes review the original Boris Karloff Frankenstein film that has a lot more to do with how we think of Frankenstein than Mary Shelley's book does.By nathan@clearnotefellowship.org (Warhorn Media).
 
This episode is brought to you by Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com. How long have we been starting our sentences with "so"? Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/podcastsplus. Twitter: @lexiconvalley Facebook: faceboo ...…
 
My notes: maximum predatory genes: 8 psychopathy is more than just predatory genes. Putin and Trump have both 8 predatory genes, while Putin is NOT a psychopath. research, science is often guessing certain cultures higher number of predatory genes exceptionally beautiful Russian and Ukrainian women Continue reading…
 
[Plot and story lines revealed throughout this discussion]Rathmines Road: Post-show discussion on consent and reporting of sexual assault with Senator Ivana Bacik (Barrister & Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology at Trinity College Dublin)and Deirdre Kinahan (Playwright & writer of Rathmines Road) Chaired by Gavin Kostick (L ...…
 
What comes after the dot dot dot? You cannot even repeat the sentence… You cannot do what it explained to do… It doesn’t do what you were told it would do… It happens all the time… and it leaves you puzzled, dumbfounded… If that is you, you MAY belong here. MAY… Continue reading
 
I have been, I am just noticing, making myself miserable. What got me out of that direction down to desperation, ultimately, a Carlos Castaneda quote: The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same But, not so obviously, what Carlos Castaneda may be suggesting ...…
 
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