Best english literature podcasts we could find (Updated July 2017)
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World Literature Podcasting - Improve your knowledge of English literature and the English language
 
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 ...
 
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English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English Speaking World by LONG, William J.
 
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 ...
 
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STS: English and Literature
 
STS: English and Literature
 
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English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English Speaking World by LONG, William J.
 
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 ...
 
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Clayesmore English Literature at AS and A2 level
 
A series of short talks for students studying Engish Literature in Years 12 and 13.
 
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It is a busy summer lunchtime in Bloomsbury, and we are within a ‘stone’s throw‘ of where Charles Dickens once lived. Andrew Stuck, producer of Talking Walking, is in the company of Matthew Beaumont, a scholar and Professor in English Literature at University College London and author of the bestselling book called “Nightwalking, a Nocturnal Hi ...…
 
We recorded this emergency backup episode back on April 22nd with special guest Jay Maus, and between Will moving, Nelson’s illness, Massholes, and the erased episode we’re busting it out now! We start it out with Air Travel Corner which leads into Masculinity Corner which naturally(?) rolls into 9/11 Changed What it Means to Be a Man Corner. S ...…
 
JARED BUSH (Screenwriter) is responsible for helping to develop and shape character personalities and overall story for “Moana.”Bush is also co-creator, executive producer and writer for Disney XD's animated comedy adventure series "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero." He also helped develop the Oscar®-winning features "Big Hero 6" and "Frozen," and ser ...…
 
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The latest segments from The Takeaway
 
Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview. With just six major novels in 41 shorts years, Jane Austen has left an undeniable mark on literature, the arts, and pop culture. Austen penned "Sense and Sensibility" first in 1811, followed just two years later by "Pride and Prejudice," then "Mansfield Park" and "Emma." For a woman who ...…
 
You may think of yourself as a scrupulous person—you may have even said indignantly when accused of some fault, “I have scruples!” But exactly how many scruples do you have? If you’ve recently finished a meal or taken a stroll down a gravel-covered path, chances are you have more scruples now than you did an hour ago. The calculation is quite e ...…
 
For the last 15 years, English folk musician Olivia Chaney has done a little bit of everything. She performed as a vocalist with the electronic-pop group Zero 7, and alongside the acclaimed Kronos Quartet. She's done a stint as an actress and multi-instrumentalist at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. And in 2015, Chaney toured the world with The Dec ...…
 
The RunRunLive 4.0 Podcast Episode 4-369 – Vybarr and the Muse of Running (Audio: link) [audio:http://www.RunRunLive.com/PodcastEpisodes/epi4369.mp3] Link epi4369.mp3 MarathonBQ – How to Qualify for the Boston Marathon in 14 Weeks - http://www.marathonbq.com/qualify-for-the-boston-marathon-in-14-weeks/ Hello my friends, and welcome to episode 4 ...…
 
Married to Mental IllnessGuest: Mark Lukach, Author of “My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward”Mark Lukach knew something was very, very wrong with his 27-year-old wife Giulia the morning he woke up to find her pacing the bedroom and insisting that she’d talked to the Devil last night and the Devil told her she’s not worth saving. It was Giulia’s fir ...…
 
*Originally Posted at MissioAlliance.org Our sponsor: Compassion International If you like Seminary Dropout, be sure to check out OnRamp. This Week on Seminary Dropout… Andrea Lucado is a freelance writer based in Austin, Texas. The daughter of the best selling author and pastor, Max Lucado. She inherited an obsession with words and their arran ...…
 
Sandhya Menon is the author of the young adult romance novel When Dimple Met Rishi, her debut novel. The story follows two Indian American (Gujarati, in fact!) teenagers from the San Francisco Bay Area, during the summer before college who meet at the “InsomniaCon” 6-week summer camp app-development contest. Dimple and Rishi’s parents have agre ...…
 
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Burden and Blessing Podcast
 
In our Bible Study, Pastors Rob Sauers and Nathanael Mayhew discuss the book of Proverbs. Proverbs is one of the poetic books of the Old Testament. Hebrew poetry does not consist of rhyme and meter as English poetry does, but it uses parallelism as a tool to lead us into God’s truth. Proverbs is an example of wisdom literature and is similar to ...…
 
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Sinica Podcast - Weekly Discussion of Current Affairs in China
 
Tom Miller, senior Asia analyst and managing editor at Gavekal Research, joins Jeremy and Kaiser to discuss his new book, China’s Asian Dream: Empire Building Along the New Silk Road. Miller combines policy analysis with his on-the-ground reporting from over a dozen countries to better understand China’s most ambitious foreign policy move since ...…
 
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Sinica Podcast - Weekly Discussion of Current Affairs in China
 
Tom Miller, senior Asia analyst and managing editor at Gavekal Research, joins Jeremy and Kaiser to discuss his new book, China’s Asian Dream: Empire Building Along the New Silk Road. Miller combines policy analysis with his on-the-ground reporting from over a dozen countries to better understand China’s most ambitious foreign policy move since ...…
 
SC032: Planning for Real Life by Mystie Winckler. Season 6: Homeschool Planning I love new year goals and resolutions, but they can lead to discouragement unnecessarily. Sometimes we conclude that because we can never reach and maintain our ideal, then it is the ideal bringing us down. We’re tempted to stop trying to clean the house, organize t ...…
 
Wynton Marsalis joined us for Behind The Note Podcast today! We talked many things including leadership, building a team, and turning vision into reality.Rate Behind The Note Podcast on the platform you're using right now to read this script and to listen to the show.Press Play. Enjoy. Share. ---------------------------------------------------- ...…
 
July 10, 2017 – Segment 2 We hosted a special 1997 archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, when I interviewed cultural critic, feminist theorist, activist, and author Bell Hooks on her memoir Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood. Hooks has published more than 30 books, held positions as Professor of African-American Studies and English at Yale Un ...…
 
July 10, 2017 – Segment 2 We hosted a special 1997 archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, when I interviewed cultural critic, feminist theorist, activist, and author Bell Hooks on her memoir Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood. Hooks has published more than 30 books, held positions as Professor of African-American Studies and English at Yale Un ...…
 
Hear Angela Mackay, Global Publisher of FT Live, and The Financial Times’ Managing Director of Asia Pacific, talk of the surge in China’s confidence, military might and entrepreneurism resulting in new rules of engagement with the West, especially media. You’ll learn of the subtle shift of attention at conferences and global gatherings to the v ...…
 
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Spaceboy Universe
 
Tessa B. Dick, the fifth wife of science fiction author Philip K. Dick (Bladerunner) earned a BA degree in Communications and an MA degree in English Literature from Chapman University. She taught English for 12 years and has been selling and publishing her stories, poems, articles, photographs and novels since 1969.…
 
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The Author Stories Podcast - Author Interviews, Brandon Sanderson, Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Butcher, Ernest Cline, Robin Hobb, Diana Gabaldon
 
Today my guest is Terry Brooks, author of the Shannara Series, The Magic Kingdom Of Landover series, The Word/Void Series, and my favorite Terry Brooks book Sometimes The Magic Works. We talk about how he got his start, his love of William Faulkner, how writing fantasy helped him balance his life as a law student, the long slog between writing ...…
 
In this episode, Kelly interviews two of the most influential and most recognized names in the research and application of reading instruction, Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst. The focus of this interview is an engaging conversation about their new book, Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Think Matters, and how to help students become better rea ...…
 
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Southeast Green - Speaking of Green
 
Mark Pendergrast was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, the fourth of seven children in a family that valued civil rights, the environment, sailing, reading, and games of chase and charades. He earned a B.A. in English literature from Harvard, taught high school and elementary school, then went back to Simmons College for a masters in library ...…
 
Welcome to the first episode of Saga Shorts, a side project of Saga Thing where John and Andy review the þættir of medieval Iceland. In this episode, we provide a brief introduction to þættir and the difficulties one faces when trying to define the genre. If you’re not interested in those technical details, just skip ahead to 10:10, where we be ...…
 
Welcome to the first episode of Saga Shorts, a side project of Saga Thing where John and Andy review the þættir of medieval Iceland. In this episode, we provide a brief introduction to þættir and the difficulties one faces when trying to define the genre. If you’re not interested in those technical details, just skip ahead to 10:10, where we be ...…
 
Author(Photo: English: The grave of English poet Algernon Swinburne at St. Boniface Church, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight, England.Date 2 August 2013, 16:45:51Source Own workAuthor Deeday-UKCamera location 50° 35′ 59.94″ N, 1° 11′ 11.7″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth)http ...…
 
Author(Photo: English: The grave of English poet Algernon Swinburne at St. Boniface Church, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight, England.Date 2 August 2013, 16:45:51Source Own workAuthor Deeday-UKCamera location 50° 35′ 59.94″ N, 1° 11′ 11.7″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth)http ...…
 
Graphic Novels (4:05)Who would have thought it possible that reading simple comic books – Spiderman and Superman, you name it – could help a teenager become a better reader and develop a love for even more demanding literature! High School English teacher, Ronell Whitaker, has done this very thing in his classroom. He uses comics and graphic no ...…
 
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Quest Monthly Magazine
 
When I was 19 I fell in love with Plato’s Socratic Dialogues. These exciting explorations of truth and beauty, meaning and love, brought me into a deep curiosity. Having first encountered them on my own, I proposed doing an independent study about them at my college. I was assigned a crusty old philosophy professor as my teacher. At our first s ...…
 
Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, William Wordsworth and Thomas Paine were amongst the guests invited to the dinner table of publisher Joseph Johnson. Daisy Hay explores the pivotal role played in the early history of English Romanticism by a maker of books who was also a maker of dreams, who invited his workers to eat alongside leading thin ...…
 
Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, William Wordsworth and Thomas Paine were amongst the guests invited to the dinner table of publisher Joseph Johnson. Daisy Hay explores the pivotal role played in the early history of English Romanticism by a maker of books who was also a maker of dreams, who invited his workers to eat alongside leading thin ...…
 
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Destination Mystery
 
“Papà.” I looked into my father’s eyes, deep blue and set off by leathery skin and rows of wrinkles—the result of age, but also a lifetime of long hours in fishing boats out in the sun. “Oh, Papà,” I said again and then started to cry. I hadn’t meant to; I’d convinced myself I could do this, that I could hold it together and be strong for my da ...…
 
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Freud Museum London: Psychoanalysis Podcasts
 
In his latest publication In Writing acclaimed psychoanalyst and writer, Adam Phillips celebrates the art of close reading and asks what it is to defend literature in a world that is increasingly devaluing language in this enjoyable collection of essays on literature. Through an exhilarating series of encounters with – and vivid readings of – w ...…
 
The History of Egypt Podcast is pleased to present "Syrian Tales," a 3-part mini-series recounting tales from Bronze Age Syria. These episodes are released to raise money on behalf of Syrian refugees; details in the announcement. The series will feature the voice-talents of Robin Pierson (History of Byzantium), Ryan Stitt (History of Ancient Gr ...…
 
When it comes to learning Irish Gaelic, you can be sure you’ll need some extra tools and motivation. While Irish Gaelic is a beautiful language, it’s not quite the easiest to learn. This isn’t a bad thing though since you’ll come in contact with other parts of Ireland’s culture while you learn the language. For example, some people who successf ...…
 
When it comes to learning Irish Gaelic, you can be sure you’ll need some extra tools and motivation. While Irish Gaelic is a beautiful language, it’s not quite the easiest to learn. This isn’t a bad thing though since you’ll come in contact with other parts of Ireland’s culture while you learn the language. For example, some people who successf ...…
 
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Literary Canon Ball
 
Introduction In the second episode of Literary Canon Ball we discuss Han Kang's Human Acts. Originally published in Korean in 2014 before being translated by Deborah Smith and published in English in 2016, Han Kang’s Human Acts is a story told in seven parts, from seven different perspectives. At its centre is the uprising and brutal massacre t ...…
 
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The Story Behind | The Extraordinary History of the Ordinary
 
Sometimes I’ll be researching an episode and get the idea for another episode from whatever Google rabbit hole I find myself in. That’s how this episode came about -- while I was researching The Story Behind Surfing. I got into the topic of words and phrases popularized because of surf culture. And also, because my husband has been begging me t ...…
 
Michael Bhaskar joined us on London to discuss the places in which Curation - a simple but forceful skill - is increasingly felt: in art and on the web, but also in retail, high finance and government policy. Through powerful personal stories about real jobs, lives and companies, Michael reveals how a little-used word from the world of museums ...…
 
THURSDAY, JUNE 22: Noon – 1PM – LIVE! 89.5FM http://www.wpkn.orgEveryone has objects. Every lives somewhere. Many own their biggest object -their home. But even within the biggest home there are beloved objects. The smallest room, rented, shared, squatted in has “stuff”. There are necessaries clothes, appliances, things to sleep or sit in – but ...…
 
Download Transcript References to a divine council of gods are found in several ancient Near Eastern cultures, including Mesopotamia, Greece, Egypt and Canaan. There are also numerous references to the divine counsel in the Hebrew Bible. The concept was pervasive. Members of the LDS Church may not realize that references to the divine council a ...…
 
Download Transcript References to a divine council of gods are found in several ancient Near Eastern cultures, including Mesopotamia, Greece, Egypt and Canaan. There are also numerous references to the divine counsel in the Hebrew Bible. The concept was pervasive. Members of the LDS Church may not realize that references to the divine council a ...…
 
Bicycles arguably belong in science fiction every bit as much as spaceships, phasers and Wookies. Just ask Jeremy Withers, an assistant professor at Iowa State University in Ames who teaches sci-fi, British literature and the history of the English language. He's also author of the new book "War of the Wheels: H.G. Wells and the Bicycle." Withe ...…
 
The 2017 Bennion Teacher Workshop and Literature of Protest: Civil Rights, Democracy, Social Justice is ongoing at USU. Sponsored by: The Mountain West Center for Regional Studies Utah State University. From joining the Martin Luther King’s March on Washington to joining a community conversation via a letter to the editor of a local paper, the ...…
 
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