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Enthusiast Jacke Wilson journeys through the history of literature, from ancient epics to contemporary classics.Find out more at historyofliterature.com and facebook.com/historyofliterature.
 
Mixture of advice and expert interviews to provide guidance on all of the common problems you face when doing a literature review.
 
The Literature of Crisis
 
A podcast covering Anglophone literature from ancient times to the present.
 
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Literature Lab
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Interviews about the world of literary studies. For anyone who loves reading and wants to think about what they read.
 
Podcast by Classic Literature and Philosophy
 
The ForceCast's Jedi Journals is a monthly literature podcast covering the past, present, and future of Star Wars literature.
 
***Annotated Audiobooks for Busy Booklovers*** Since 2006 CraftLit has released serialized classic literature weekly—the way Dickens did it—but as an audiobook with audio annotations. Host Heather Ordover gives you some context and juicy tidbits before playing the next chapter of the current book. *** Listeners regularly call in to share their thoughts to be played in the next episode, which keeps the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been in continuous production since 2006. Our c ...
 
Lecture series looking at key concepts in studying Literature; including lectures on the concept of unreliable narrators to theory of comparative literature. This series was filmed in the English Faculty in Trinity Term 2012
 
Interviews with Writers about their New Books
 
Just the Best Literature inspires you to not only read printed books, but to read only the best books. Besides books, host Dennis Leap will lead discussions on other current literature such as essays and important articles.
 
A Podcast on Chinese Literature
 
Podcasts exploring the relationship between literary works and the artwork and Oxford. From J.R.R Tolkien to Philip Pullman, authors have been inspired by Oxford; the architecture, history and culture of the city. This podcast series includes lectures and events which celebrate and explore the literature and art inspired by Oxford
 
Each week, Dr. Richard Benton, Fr. Marc Boulos and guests discuss the content of the Bible as literature.
 
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Podcasts from creation
 
This podcast gives you a daily reading of classic literature, to ease your commute or help you through your English course
 
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.
 
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.
 
Entitled Opinions (about Life and Literature)
 
Film, Literature and the New World Order is a monthly podcast series from CorbettReport.com. In this series, James Corbett of The Corbett Report and a rotating series of guests dissect a different book or movie each month, examining its messages, exposing propaganda, understanding connections and finding the real agenda (and sometimes the real solutions) offered to us in the media we consume.
 
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 ...
 
Madeleine Bunting travels the country to meet writers inspired by location, and finds out how they go about interpreting their environments in words.
 
Join voice actor Nikolle Doolin, as she brings the pages of classic literature to life in this engaging literary podcast. Enjoy a myriad of great authors such as: Jane Austen, Edith Wharton, Henry James, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Shakespeare, and many more. For more stories and information, visit: http://nikolledoolin.com/alo.
 
Enthusiast Jacke Wilson journeys through the history of literature, from ancient epics to contemporary classics.Find out more at historyofliterature.com and facebook.com/historyofliterature.
 
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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Literature Out Loud
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Podcast about classic works of literature.
 
One book, two ladies, so much alcohol.
 
This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose?
 
Podcasts exploring the relationship between literary works and the artwork and Oxford. From J.R.R Tolkien to Philip Pullman, authors have been inspired by Oxford; the architecture, history and culture of the city. This podcast series includes lectures and events which celebrate and explore the literature and art inspired by Oxford
 
​Words and Nerds Podcast is an entertaining and conversational podcast that aims to get inside the writer's minds. We discuss books and the social and political influences of a writer's work.They dig deep to bring you an in depth but humorous analysis of the author's book and its influences. Join us for a new way of looking at literature. Dani Vee your host is a Head Teacher English, podcaster, reader, writer and book enthusiast. Chris Buchanan who joins in on the fun when he isn't hosting a ...
 
Antoine Compagnon, born on July 20, 1950 in Brussels, has been professor of "Modern and Contemporary French Literature: history, criticism, and theory" at the Collège de France since 2006. He has also been Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York since 1985, holding the "Blanche W. Knopf" chair since 1991. Formerly a student at the École Polytechnique (1970), and an engineer from the Ponts et Chaussées engineering school (1975), he was awarded a PhD i ...
 
Read ‘n Code is a show about Literature and Computer Programming by Flaviu Simihaian. Every two weeks, I read a book and compare it to a concept in software development.
 
Discussions with authors and scholars of children’s books.
 
Engaging history of American Lit from the 1600's up through the late 1890's. The author, who was a professor at Knox College, really put a lot into this, combining national history with his love for literature. - Summary by BellonaTimes
 
A regular podcast presented by Vikki Reilly and Kristian Kerr of Birlinn Ltd. Travelling the highways and byways of Scottish literature.
 
A storytelling podcast dedicated to the stories behind the great books of the past. On the show, I explore the inner conflicts and adverse circumstances that have shaped authors' lives, from antiquity to the twentieth century, one author at a time. Together, we'll uncover the long-forgotten mysteries and dramas behind the greatest literary works, the heartache and anger and joy behind all those books that still speak to us today. Visit my website, www.inviolablevoices.com, for more information.
 
STS: English and Literature
 
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.
 
Podcast by Gentle Reader
 
This book, which presents the whole splendid history of English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the close of the Victorian Era, has three specific aims. The first is to create or to encourage in every student the desire to read the best books, and to know literature itself rather than what has been written about literature. The second is to interpret literature both personally and historically, that is, to show how a great book generally reflects not only the author's life and thought b ...
 
Readers, writers and the stories they love.
 
Literature in Portuguese (PR1006)
 
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.
 
Originally an article in the US Edition of the London Quarterly Review, George Borrow offers a sweeping history of Welsh literature, beginning with the legendary origin of the Welsh people, then their major bards and poets, and then their works of prose. Many examples are offered. - Summary by Eric W. Metzler
 
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 ...
 
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Literature and Form
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Lecture series looking at key concepts in studying Literature; including lectures on the concept of unreliable narrators to theory of comparative literature. This series was filmed in the English Faculty in Trinity Term 2012
 
Reading out of print or uncopyrighted works of theology and literature as a service to fellow students of the good, true, and beautiful.
 
Once a week(ish) comedy writer Mike Leech sits down to read a great work of literature, so you don't have to.
 
produced by Michael Minassian
 
Women in Literature (Audio)
 
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Fr. Paul discusses the biblical term exist and the problem of its conflation with the verb ”to be.” (Episode 28)
 
Sarah Epstein, author of Small Spaces chats to Dani Vee about writing psychological thrillers for young adults and creating well-drawn characters. The podcast provides a great insight into the publishing world.We discuss why carnivals are so terrifying, the importance of setting and why we need to matter.…
 
Douglas Elling has left his home town in England and made a name for himself in Charleston. It’s about twenty years before the US Civil War, and slavery is still very much an institution in South Carolina, but Douglas finds it abhorrent. He has promised his father-in-law to care for...
 
For Inspector J.P. Dillal, the main protagonist in K. R. Richardson’s Blood Orbit (Pyr, 2018), the expression “I’ve got a lot on my mind” takes on new meaning when he allows his bosses to replace a good chunk of his brain with a mobile crime lab. What he gets in...
 
There comes a time in every man’s life when he’s got to grow up. Personally, I found growing up very hard. I went to college and fell in love with it. And what’s not to love? You meet really interesting people (some very attractive, if you get my drift); you...
 
When a child reads a letter of St. Paul aloud in church, it does not matter if the child himself understands the reading, it only matters that he pronounce the text correctly. When the words of the letter are pronounced correctly, it is as though Paul himself is speaking to the church. It does not matter that it happens to be a child. The words ...…
 
Cat Rambo‘s Hearts of Tabat (WordFire Press, 2018) is rich in emotions and description, though it revolves around a murder mystery as well. We experience the imaginary port city of Tabat through the eyes of four narrators, two merchants and two siblings from a poor household. Adelina, the secret publisher of...…
 
“A sonnet,” said the poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, “is a moment’s monument.” But who invented the sonnet? Who brought it to prominence? How has it changed over the years? And why does this form continue to be so compelling? In this episode of the History of Literature, we take a brief look at one of literature's most enduring forms, from its inv ...…
 
“A sonnet,” said the poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, “is a moment’s monument.” But who invented the sonnet? Who brought it to prominence? How has it changed over the years? And why does this form continue to be so compelling? In this episode
 
Listen to a quick sound bite of the amazing authors Dani Vee has interviewed:Trent DaltonAngela MeyerJack HeathMegan GoldenMichael PryorBridie JabourTristan BancksWill KostakisPaige ToonCraig Johnson
 
In a break with protocol, I decided to interview a novelist rather than a military historian. Nick Dybek, a creative writing professor at Oregon State University has written a terrific novel, The Verdun Affair: A Novel (Scribner, 2018). It’s protagonist is Tom, an American living in France after World War I,...…
 
Fr. Paul discusses the meaning and development of King David’s character in the storyline of the Bible. (Episode 27)
 
Virgil’s Aeneid, Books 7-9. Aeneas’ arrival in Italy begins auspiciously enough, but soon things take a turn for the worse.
 
This episode has a TRIGGER WARNING as the episode and book centre around date rape, consent and suicide. Please take care when listening to this episode, and if you think it may cause you distress please skip it and listen to another episode.If you need to talk you can contact:National Support Services 1800 RESPECTHeadSpace 1800 650 890Lifeline ...…
 
After a small trip (and coughing fit) Heather is back with Chapter 29 of Anne of Green Gables. That's it! Hit play and enjoy your weekend.
 
“Big boys, the story in this little book is told for you.” Thus begins the preface to Zhang Tianyi’s The Pidgin Warrior (Balestier Press, 2017), as translated by the wonderful David Hull. Not just for boys (big or small), The Pidgin Warrior is a moving, hilarious novel set in 1930s...
 
“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition,” said Alfred North Whitehead, “is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.” We’ve all heard the name of Plato and his famous mentor Socrates, and most of us have encountered the dialogues, a literary-philosophical form he essentially invented. We know the t ...…
 
“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition,” said Alfred North Whitehead, “is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.” We’ve all heard the name of Plato and his famous mentor Socrates, and most of us
 
Where My Body Ends and the World Begins (Allium Press, 2017) imagines what it might have been like for one of the survivors of a tragic fire that took place on December 1, 1958, in a Catholic school on Chicago’s west side. The fire broke out just before the end...
 
To the extent that Christians believe in the power of their actions and the value of their ethics, it’s understandable why they would interpret the Bible as a set of moral guidelines, or the life of Jesus as a moral example. But this is nonsense. The Bible does not present a philosophy of life, a set of ethics, or a set of moral guidelines. Jes ...…
 
There's nothing hotter this August than the newest episode of Jedi Journals, the longest running Star Wars literature podcast in the galaxy! We'll be talking about Doctor Aphra "Remastered," Star Wars: Most Wanted, and all sorts of San Diego Comic Con news. Plus we've got an exclusive interview with William Shakespeare's Star Wars author Ian Do ...…
 
Sumana Roy‘s first book How I Became a Tree (Aleph, 2017) is impossible to classify. Part-philosophical tract, part-memoir and part-literary criticism, the book is a record of her explorations in “tree-time.” Intrigued by the balance, contentment and rootedness of trees, Roy begins to delve into a corpus of human knowledge...…
 
In 1974, a two-year old Korean girl named Mi Jin Kim was sent from the country and culture of her birth to the United States, where she was adopted by a man and woman who would become her American parents and where she would become the artist and writer Mary-Kim...
 
Fr. Paul discusses the four rivers that flow out of biblical Eden. (Episode 26)
 
Listen to part two of the story of Perseus in Latin. Today I'm reciting the second and final part of the story of Perseus, taken from Richie's Fabulae faciles, which by know quite well known. If you haven't heard the first part, you'll find it here. Enjoy! Post haec Perseus in finis Aethiopum venit. Ibi Cepheus quidam illo tempore regnabat. Hic ...…
 
Trent Dalton chats to Dani Vee about his beautiful and harrowing novel Boy Swallows Universe.Trent and Dani chat like old friends in this entertaining, brutally honest and insightful interview about the writing process for Boy Swallows Universe. Based on Trent's own childhood experiences, he chats about the impact Arthur 'Slim' Halliday had on ...…
 
S.A. Jones chats to Dani Vee about her remarkable novel The Fortress. The Fortress offers a fascinating, timely, and often challenging alternative to patriarchal society. The Fortress itself is many things - a self-sustaining city-state run by women, a space to atone for toxic masculinity, and the site of male sexual submission. To step into Th ...…
 
Sharon Solwitz‘s novel, Once, in Lourdes (Spiegel & Grau, 2017), is the story of four close friends in the fictional town of Lourdes, Michigan, who decide, during the summer before their senior year of high school, to make a suicide pact. The four friends are all struggling with something beyond...
 
The “artificial” in artificial intelligence is easy to understand. But the meaning of “intelligence” is harder to define. How smart can an A.I. get? Can it teach itself, change its programming, become independent? Can it outfox its human inventors, be guided by self-interest, have feelings? While companies like Google and...…
 
It’s difficult for us to wrap our minds around, but the fact is, God does not need us. He does not need our abilities, our sentiments, our help, our efforts, our offerings, our deeds, our families, or our communities. God needs nothing from us yet provides everything for us. In Scripture, he freely offers Scripture to every generation. In Matth ...…
 
John Milton (1608 - 1674) was a revolutionary, a republican, an iconoclast, a reformer, and a brilliant polemicist, who fearlessly took on both church and king. And he ranks among the greatest poets of all time, a peer of Shakespeare and Homer. Philip Pullman, the author who named his trilogy (His Dark Materials) after a Miltonic phrase, said, ...…
 
John Milton (1608 - 1674) was a revolutionary, a republican, an iconoclast, a reformer, and a brilliant polemicist, who fearlessly took on both church and king. And he ranks among the greatest poets of all time, a peer of Shakespeare and Homer. Phil
 
“What should be wild” is really asking who should be wild? Simultaneously a plea against the domestication of women, a unique fairy tale, and impressive literary fiction, this novel explores the taming of women through the experiences of the modern Maisie and some of her female ancestors, who sought shelter...…
 
Fr. Paul explores the versatility of the term Eden and the loss of its literary interconnection in translation. (Episode 24)
 
Angela Meyer's brilliant debut novel A Superior Spectre is bold, uncomfortable and beautifully written. This unique novel explores gender, human desire, consent, feminism and technological advances that provide us with the ability to alter history. Angela Meyer chats about her writing process, her experience in the publishing industry, what mak ...…
 
After a brief adjustment period of commuting, fulltime jobing (a new verb I just invented), and juggling the podcast - I'm back with Chapter 28 of Anne of Green Gables. If you've left an email or voicemail you won't hear it in this episode. I'm currently wrestling through some access issues but will be getting to all your lovely messages as soo ...…
 
People assert and impose an identity from their king, their nation, their city, their tribe, and their family—all of which are dismantled and repurposed in Matthew’s genealogy. Now, in chapter 3, on the lips of John the Baptist, we come face to face with this new purpose: the adoption of all nations as brothers and sisters under the headship of ...…
 
Recording of Pliny's letter on city and country Life. Today I'm reciting the first part of story of Perseus, taken from Richie's Fabulae faciles, which by know quite well known. The first part is available below, part two will be out very soon. Haec narrantur a poetis de Perseo. Perseus filius erat Iovis, maximi deorum; avus eius Acrisius appel ...…
 
Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870) was the greatest novelist of the Victorian age. In his 58 years he went from a hardscrabble childhood to a world-famous author, beloved and admired for his unforgettable characters, his powers of observation and empathy, and his championing of the lower classes. He wrote 15 novels, five novellas, hundreds ...…
 
Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870) was the greatest novelist of the Victorian age. In his 58 years he went from a hardscrabble childhood to a world-famous author, beloved and admired for his unforgettable characters, his powers of observation and emp
 
Fr. Paul talks about shepherdism in Greater Syria and it's significance for the Bible. (Episode 24)
 
Sarah Bailey, best selling crime fiction novelist of The Dark Lake chats about her new novel Into The Night, as well as providing insight into the third book featuring Detective Gemma Woodstock. Into The Night is set in Melbourne and centres around the murder of a celebrity, with hundreds of witnesses and many suspects. The novel focuses on the ...…
 
Alexander McCall Smith joins us at the Hay Literary Festival to talk about global sensation, the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this summer. The conversation includes news of his forthcoming titles: the next Precious Ramotswe book, which sees her making a foray into politics; and an anthology of Scottish po ...…
 
Sam J. Miller loves cities. He lives in one, has a day job dedicated to making urban life more humane and fair, and has set his new novel, Blackfish City (Ecco, 2018), in a teeming metropolis full of people who are grateful to be there. The fictional metropolis is Qaanaak, which...
 
When a person's behavior improves, we naturally speak of how they have grown or changed, when, what has changed is not the person, but the instruction that controls their actions. Scripture bypasses human psychology to focus strictly on commandment and behavior. The Bible relieves the burden of sin by substituting one master for another. That's ...…
 
“It begins with a house and it ends in ashes.” So opens Robert Goolrick’s rich, lyrical new novel, The Dying of the Light (Harper, 2018). The house is Saratoga, a colonial-era estate in Virginia that is at once a joy and a burden to the family that lives there, the...
 
George Sand wrote an astonishing number of novels and plays, and had friendships and affairs with an astonishing range of men and women. She dressed in men’s clothing, and she inspired a host of 19th century authors and artists, including Russian writers like Turgenev and Dostoevsky and British writers like Mary Ann Evans, who adopted the name ...…
 
George Sand wrote an astonishing number of novels and plays, and had friendships and affairs with an astonishing range of men and women. She dressed in men’s clothing, and she inspired a host of 19th century authors and artists, including Russian writer
 
Fr. Paul discusses Judges 2:10-23. (Episode 23)
 
Today, we get to interview a flesh-and-blood maker of Chinese literature who has recently put out a series of short stories on a fictionalized version of real Chinese families. We talked to her to find out how she went about her craft and what motivated her to write the stories she did. http://traffic.libsyn.com/chineseliteraturepodcast/Yang_Hu ...…
 
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