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From emerging writers to international successes, the National Library of Australia’s Arts and Literature Talks take you into the minds and reveal the creative processes of some of the world’s best writers.
 
Conversations between literary scholars and writers on the significance of literature to contemporary US politics, and effects politics has on how we read and discuss literature. Created by scholars at Stanford University.
 
Join The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.
 
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Das E&U-Gespräch
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Kulturdialog über Kunst, Pop, Literatur, Film etc.
 
This is How to Read Literature Like a Knight, the podcast produced by West Lauderdale High School Advanced Placement Literature and Composition students. We are totally non-profit and challenge no copyrights.
 
In 2014, Dunedin became a UNESCO City of Literature and a member of the wider Creative Communities Network.It’s all about connecting with readers through libraries, schools, bookshops, festivals, workshops, events, performances, exhibitions and more. We celebrate our wonderful writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, oral storytellers, playwrights, screenwriters and lyricists.Every fortnight on Otago Access Radio’s OARsome Morning Show, Write Spot takes a look at how our city is embracing ...
 
Welcome to the Literature with Nick podcast, where I will be sharing opinions and ideas about literature that is commonly studied in high school. Hopefully this will grant students and non students deeper and unique insight into novels such as 1984, The Great Gatsby etc. And maybe just maybe it'll boost your grades.
 
In each episode of Once Upon A Die, D.A. Xavier looks at a specific game that has a solitaire play mode. Every episode contains discussion on one game, along with the "Random Fact of the Episode"! For every even-numbered episode, a single playthrough is adapted into a narrative which is presented as a radio play, broken up by the discussion.
 
Just another SHANTI Pages site
 
AAWW Radio is the podcast of the Asian American Writers' Workshop, a national nonprofit dedicated to the idea that Asian American stories deserve to be told. Listen to AAWW Radio and you’ll hear selected audio from our current and past events. We’ve hosted established writers like Claudia Rankine, Maxine Hong Kingston, Roxane Gay, Amitav Ghosh, and Hanya Yanagihara, as well as more emerging writers like Ocean Vuong, Solmaz Sharif, and Jenny Zhang. Our events are intimate and intellectual, qu ...
 
a broadcast in the Inland Valley featuring book-related news and event announcements from around the valley, interviews with local literary figures, readings, storytelling, and all manner of literary works.
 
Latinitium offers a podcast in Latin on various subjects, ranging from idiomatic expressions and literature to random curiosities. For a full transcription of the episodes go to http://www.latinitium.com/podcast.
 
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EnglishReadings
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Microlectures and readings from English literature; by Michael Blackburn, writer, poet, retired lecturer.A traditional approach to the appreciation of literature. English Readings comprises two strands. The first is brief lectures/podcasts on specific texts or authors which may, I hope, prove of some interest to students and those with a love of English literature; the second is short readings of extracts from texts that may not be so well-known but which deserve a wider readership. These po ...
 
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Contemporary Black and Asian British writing is changing how we see and read literature in English around Britain today. This series brings some of the best writers working in and beyond the UK into conversation with readers to discuss reading, writing, and how literature shapes our perceptions of the world and our identities within it. Included in this series you will find writers reading from and discussing their work, responses to this literature by a variety of readers including students ...
 
Anyone who has ever been on a package tour with a group of strangers who soon become friends, and passed time swapping stories with them, would instantly identify with this timeless classic of English literature. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer recounts twenty different stories recounted by a diverse group of pilgrims who gather at The Tabard Inn in Southwark, near London, before setting out for the shrine of Thomas Becket in Canterbury. The Host of the inn proposes that they entert ...
 
A rumpled literature professor and a dowdy armchair theologian connect across the miles from Alabama to Indiana to talk faith. culture, philosophy, theology, literature, movies, cooking, and more, all as they intersect with Catholic family life,
 
Literature is defined as "imaginative or creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value." Spirituality is defined as "the quality or state of being concerned with religion or religious matters." The purpose of this podcast is to examine how these two subjects intersect with one another and how they relate to our lives.
 
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SnarkNotes
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SnarkNotes is a classic "Keli-Alice mess around" where literary analysis meets pop culture references with a side of snark and a bottle of wine. Since the beginning of their friendship, Keli and Alice have found themselves off in the corner of every movie or wine night intensely discussing a random topic that no one else seems to care about. SnarkNotes was born when they decided to foist their literature and pop culture related ramblings onto the world. So please enjoy this monthly podcast w ...
 
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Saga Thing
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Discover what Vikings did when they were at home in this fun medieval history and literature podcast about the Icelandic sagas. Hosted by two medieval literature professors with beards.
 
The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened “Divina” by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval world-view of the afterlife, it establishes the Tuscan dialect in which it is written as the Italian standard, and is seen as one of the greatest works ...
 
Have you ever read a novel, short story, poem, or narrative and then found yourself wondering about it's creator, their backstory, and what type of person could construct the piece of literature in your hands? ​ Well, I know I have. ​ Being an avid book worm and all around knowledge-seeking nerd, I discovered one of my favorite things to do after completing either a series or a book that made me question life, reality, or morality as a whole, was to figure out who it was that crafted such a ...
 
The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offering "American households a mass of good reading", the editors drew from literature of all times and all kinds what they considered the best pieces of human writing, and compiled an ambitious collection of 45 volumes (with a 46th being an index-guide). Besides the selection and translation of a huge number of poems, letters, short stories and sections of ...
 
Roger Mifflin is the somewhat eccentric proprietor of The Haunted Bookshop, a second-hand bookstore in Brooklyn that is “haunted by the ghosts of all great literature.” Beginning with the arrival of a young advertising man and the mysterious disappearance of a certain volume from the shelves of the bookshop, a lively and often humorous tale of intrigue unfolds, generously sprinkled with liberal doses of Roger’s unique philosophy on literature and book selling.
 
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An anthology of Buddhist scriptures, appropriate as an introduction to its vast literature, or as a sampler for those who want to better understand Buddhism. The selections in this anthology are primarily from the Theravada school of Buddhism.
 
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Overdue
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Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy murder mysteries: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
Literature podcast based in Madrid, Spain. We dive deeper into the books we read, and provide a literary discussion that won't cost you $60,000 and lifelong, soul-crushing debt. That being said, we take no responsibility for your education... thecasualacademic@gmail.com
 
These are papers that change the way we think or work, discussed by friends and colleagues at THE Ohio State University. Opinions are our own and not those of our employer.
 
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Yiddish Book Club
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Three Yiddish translators and one podcast producer read works of Yiddish literature and then share impressions and insights. The idea is for you to read these stories too and then to participate in the discussion. We are reading Yiddish literature that is available in English translation, and since some of these English versions are terrible, the Yiddish experts are here to tell the rest of us what we are missing out on.
 
One of the earliest polished examples of existential literature, Notes from the Underground follows the life of a recluse and depicts his antagonistic attitude toward society. Written in two parts with a first person narration, the novella explores various themes expressing the misleading notion of rationalism and utopianism, existentialism, alienation and human inaction. The psychological novel begins with a monologue in which the protagonist introduces and characterizes himself. Referred t ...
 
A book that won the Newberry Prize in 1921 for an Outstanding Contribution in Children's Literature, The Story of Mankind, by Hendrik van Loon is indeed a classic that has been enjoyed by generations of children and adults. The book is an engagingly written work, dedicated to the author Hendrik van Loon's two young son's Hansje and Willem. It was created to convey the history of the human race to young people in a way that was interesting, memorable and would spur them onto further research ...
 
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KeyLIME
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Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME) is a weekly podcast produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Bringing you the main points of a medical education article in just 20 minutes. Articles that are important, innovative, or will impact your educational practice are discussed. Earn MOC credits under Section 2 for each podcast.
 
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BULAQ
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BULAQ is a podcast about contemporary writing from and about the Middle East and North Africa. We talk about books written in Aleppo, Cairo, Marrakech and beyond. We look at the Arab region through the lens of literature, and we look at literature -- what it does, why it matters, how it relates to society and history and politics -- from the point of view of this part of the world. BULAQ is co-produced by ArabLit and The Arabist and is hosted by Ursula Lindsey and M Lynx Qualey.
 
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Art For Sale
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A podcast about the conflict and contradiction between art and capitalism. How are individual artists misrepresented by the drive to profit from their image? How does the art world turn creativity into profit? How is literature manipulated to create a status quo narrative? We discuss art, literature, music, film, and more forms of human expression and how they resist capitalism.
 
Asymptote is a global journal dedicated to literary translation, created by a team of writers and translators from over 25 different countries. In our new podcast, we explore the most fascinating, eclectic and unsung stories in international literature. Each episode travels far and wide to bring you interviews, readings and mini-documentaries from all over the literary world.
 
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Oh No! Lit Class
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Oh No! Lit Class is a semi-educational comedy literature podcast hosted by Megan and RJ, two bitter English grads who are here to tell you all the weird and sexy things you never knew about the books you had to read in school. Let's ruin some literary classics together. New episodes released every other Thursday.
 
The Author Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England on the 29th of May, 1874. Though he considered himself a mere “rollicking journalist,” he was actually a prolific and gifted writer in virtually every area of literature. A man of strong opinions and enormously talented at defending them, his exuberant personality nevertheless allowed him to maintain warm friendships with people–such as George Bernard Shaw and H. G. Wells–with whom he vehemently disagreed. Chesterton had no diff ...
 
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Tea or Books?
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Simon (Stuck in a Book) and Rachel (Book Snob) debate the difficult decisions of books and reading.
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) spent several years as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University’s second professor of Chinese. His published works cover Chinese language and literature, history and philosophy. This series of lectures, published as “China and the Chinese”, was given at Columbia University in 1902, to mark the establishment of a Chinese professorship there. The lectures were not intended for the specialist, more to urge a wider and more systematic stu ...
 
One of the most controversial and censored books in English literature, Fanny Hill is regarded as the first original English prose pornography. Notorious for its vivid depiction of sexual exploits in all possible forms, the novel digs up the most thrilling erotic fantasies and pieces them together in a most seductive manner. Published in two installments in 1748 and 1749, the novel was attacked for its obscene content and was consequently banned and withdrawn from publication, due to dispara ...
 
Considered to be one of Shakespeare's greatest plays, the tragedy King Lear portrays some of the darkest aspects of human nature that can be found in literature. The helplessness of the human condition, as we fall prey to our destinies, the injustice and random cruelties practiced by people, suffering and humiliation, the lust for power and the greed for wealth are all depicted in this magnificent play. And through it all, runs the golden thread of love and sacrifice, daughterly affection an ...
 
A timeless classic of fantasy literature, She is recognized as the groundwork for the lost world literary sub- genre. First published serially in The Graphic magazine from 1886 to 1887, the novel has reached critical acclaim with approximately 100 million copies sold and is regarded as one of the best-selling books of all time. Exploring themes of imperialism, lost civilization, female authority and psyche, the novel also serves as a mirror to reflect Victorian issues such as gender and race ...
 
Uri Nissan Gnessin was a Russian Jewish writer, generally considered a pioneer of modern Hebrew literature. His first book was published in 1904. In 1906 he co-founded the Hebrew-language publishing house Nisyonot (Attempts), and after moving to London in 1907, he co-edited (with Hayim Yosef Brenner) Ha'Meorer, a Hebrew periodical. Later he emigrated to Palestine but returned to Russia, then moved to Warsaw, where he died in 1913 of a heart attack. Gnessin wrote in a unique style of prose no ...
 
This reading is in Hebrew.Yosef Haim Brenner (1881-1921) was a Ukrainian-born Hebrew-language author, one of the pioneers of modern Hebrew literature. Born to a poor family, Brenner grew up in grinding poverty. Brenner immigrated to Palestine (then part of the Ottoman Empire) in 1909. He worked as a farmer, eager to put his Zionist ideology into practice. Later he devoted himself to literature and teaching at the Gymnasia Herzliya in Tel Aviv. He was murdered in southern Tel Aviv in May 1921 ...
 
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Can I Just Say
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Can I just say… that this is a podcast about stories we love. A joyous in-depth discussion of characters and themes in movies, television, and literature and how they are meaningful for us.
 
One of the world’s most valued scriptures, the Bhagavad Gita is a Hindu scripture which is a part of the Indian epic Mahabharata. Undeniably, it is also one of the most important texts in the history of literature and philosophy. The scripture offers a guide on how to achieve a self-sufficient life and clarification of Indian theology. Written in the form of a poetic dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna, the piece is comprised of 700 verses. It depicts the relationship between man and God, a ...
 
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Beowulf by Unknown
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Beowulf is a long narrative poem composed in Old English some time in between the 8th and 11th century AD. The only surviving manuscript that contains the poem is preserved in the British Library and it too was badly damaged by fire in 1731. It is considered to be the oldest surviving work of poetry in English and one of the rare pieces of vernacular European literature that has survived since Medieval times. A prince arrives to rid a neighboring country of a terrible monster. He mortally wo ...
 
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ReReading Comics
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A weekly (mostly) family friendly podcast discussing classic graphic literature with just a tiny bit of nostalgia, a dollop of education and a lot of fun.
 
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We’re talking Mark Twain and super excited to be rolling down the Mississippi River with literary rhyme-master and self-professed Huck Finn fanboy MC Lars! Lars does his best to teach Megan and RJ a thing as we discuss the validity of lucky chest hair, Mark Twain The Shakespeare Truther, why Tom Sawyer is a terrifying sociopath, and awkwardly c ...…
 
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Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Rosemary Sutcliff, and the scope of the books we love. Happy February! http://www.stuckinabook.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Tea-or-Books-episode-69.mp3 In the first half of this episode, we discuss small world vs wide world in novels – do we like small communities or novels where characters move around a lot? In the s ...…
 
This week on Can I Just Say, Lindsey Romain of Nerdist joins us to discuss The Favourite by Yorgos Lanthimos. We chat about shooting, dancing, women in power and men throwing fruit. You can read Lindsey’s writing here and find her on twitter here Elizabeth Minkel was a guest on our other podcast, Fathoms Deep, and discussed The Favourite on her ...…
 
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Good evening from Spain! Allow us to present the 2nd episode of our "Books Casually Left on the Shelf" series on Sylvia Plath's only and much-celebrated novel. Take a listen for some talk on the relevance of existential crises of the 1950's, Plath's style, the novel's structure, and of course two white dudes talking about the feminine experienc ...…
 
This is Lara Varpio's 6th 'Methods Consult' for KeyLIME. As a PHD trained scientist working in the field, it is of Lara's opinion that her job is to help others gain the skills and expertise needed to engage in Health Professions Education scholarship and research. Additional material about Thomas Kuhn, ontologies and epistemologies: Stanford E ...…
 
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