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The History of Literature

The History of Literature

@thehistoryofliterature historyofliterature.com
Literature enthusiast Jacke Wilson journeys through the history of literature, from ancient epics to contemporary classics. (Episodes are not in chronological order and you don't need to start at the beginning - feel free to jump in wherever you like!) Find out more at historyofliterature.com and fa ...Read More
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August 11, 2022

433 Emma's Pick - "To Build a Fire" by Jack London

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1 hr 1 mins
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August 8, 2022

432 Hemingway's One True Sentence (with Mark Cirino)

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54 mins
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August 4, 2022

431 Langston Hughes

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August 1, 2022

430 In Shakespeare's Shadow (with Michael Blanding)

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July 28, 2022

429 Books I Have Loved (with Charles Baxter, Margot Livesey, and Jim Shepard)

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59 mins
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July 25, 2022

428 Edward Gibbon (with Zachary Karabell)

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1 hr 8 mins
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July 21, 2022

427 Bashō's Best - Haiku and the Essence of Life

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1 hr 29 mins
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July 18, 2022

426 Matsuo Bashō - Haiku's Greatest Master

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1 hr 6 mins
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July 14, 2022

425 Tom Stoppard (with Scott Carter)

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July 11, 2022

424 Karel Čapek (with Ian Coss)

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July 7, 2022

423 Roger Ebert

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1 hr 13 mins
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July 4, 2022

422 Wallace Stegner (with Melodie Edwards)

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June 30, 2022

421 HOL Goes to the Movies (A Best-of Episode with Brian Price, Meg Tilly, and Mike Palindrome)

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1 hr 7 mins
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June 27, 2022

420 Honoré de Balzac

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1 hr 4 mins
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June 23, 2022

419 Christina Rossetti

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1 hr 2 mins
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June 20, 2022

418 "Because I could not stop for Death" by Emily Dickinson

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June 16, 2022

417 What Happened on Roanoke Island? (with Kimberly Brock)

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June 13, 2022

416 William Blake vs the World (with John Higgs)

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June 9, 2022

415 "Goblin Market" by Christina Rossetti

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1 hr 24 mins
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June 6, 2022

414 Henry James's Golden Bowl (with Dinitia Smith) | William Blake Preview (with John Higgs)

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1 hr 2 mins
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June 2, 2022

413 Walt Whitman - "Song of Myself"

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1 hr 4 mins
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May 30, 2022

412 HOL Goes to War (with Elizabeth Samet, Matt Gallagher, and Tom Roston)

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1 hr 3 mins
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May 26, 2022

411 Walt Whitman - A New Hope

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1 hr 3 mins
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May 23, 2022

410 What Is American Literature? (with Ilan Stavans)

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58 mins
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May 19, 2022

409 "Fear and Trembling" (The Story of Abraham and Isaac) by Soren Kierkegaard

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1 hr 9 mins
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