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A weekly podcast about the greatest literature ever written.

Deep Thinking About Great Books Spencer Baum

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A weekly podcast about the greatest literature ever written.

    Episode 4: War & Peace and the Comet of 1812

    Episode 4: War & Peace and the Comet of 1812

    In this episode, we discuss the famous middle section of War & Peace, and the Broadway musical it inspired. 

    • 32 min
    Episode 3: Moby Dick and Rachmaninoff

    Episode 3: Moby Dick and Rachmaninoff

    In this episode, we finish our 3-episode long discussion of Moby Dick, and tie in discussions about creativity and Sergei Rachmaninoff.

    • 36 min
    Episode 2: Orson Welles and Moby Dick

    Episode 2: Orson Welles and Moby Dick

    In Episode 2 of the DTAGB podcast we continue our discussion of Moby Dick and take note of the fact that when Moby Dick became a sensation in the first half of the 20th century, it was because artists, rather than critics, loved it. What is it about this novel that's so appealing to creative people? 

    • 24 min
    Episode 1: Moby Dick

    Episode 1: Moby Dick

    The inaugural podcast of Deep Thinking About Great Books focuses on the first half of Moby Dick by Herman Melville.

    In addition to licensed music, this episode contains Creative Commons Commercially Licensed songs as follows:

    Anguish by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Echoes of Time by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    • 28 min

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