10 episodes

This unique mini-series aims to challenge the literary canon by posing the thorny question 'why should we study...?' to experts at the University of Oxford. Beginning with the overarching question 'why should we study the humanities?' and moving on to illuminating discussions about key writers such as Dickens and Shakespeare, these podcasts will introduce you to new perspectives on classic literature. A perfect study companion for prospective undergraduates, lifelong learners and literary enthusiasts everywhere.

Challenging the Canon Oxford University

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    • 4.1, 7 Ratings

This unique mini-series aims to challenge the literary canon by posing the thorny question 'why should we study...?' to experts at the University of Oxford. Beginning with the overarching question 'why should we study the humanities?' and moving on to illuminating discussions about key writers such as Dickens and Shakespeare, these podcasts will introduce you to new perspectives on classic literature. A perfect study companion for prospective undergraduates, lifelong learners and literary enthusiasts everywhere.

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Challenging the Canon

Fantastic series of interviews, hard to believe they're giving this stuff away! Definitely worth checking out. Really piqued my interest!

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