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This podcast is an introduction to Anglophone literature, from ancient times to the present, done by a Ph.D. with lots of books and musical instruments. A typical episode offers a summary of a work, or part of a work of literature, followed by some historical analysis. The episodes include original music, some comedy songs, and goofy jokes. You can listen to the shows in any order, although from time to time, episodes will make brief mention of previous or upcoming ones.

Literature and History Doug Metzger

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This podcast is an introduction to Anglophone literature, from ancient times to the present, done by a Ph.D. with lots of books and musical instruments. A typical episode offers a summary of a work, or part of a work of literature, followed by some historical analysis. The episodes include original music, some comedy songs, and goofy jokes. You can listen to the shows in any order, although from time to time, episodes will make brief mention of previous or upcoming ones.

    Episode 75: Dusk and Starlight

    Episode 75: Dusk and Starlight

    A retrospective on the material we’ve covered thus far as we head into Early Christianity and Late Antiquity, plus some announcements.
    Episode 75 Transcription: https://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-075-dusk-and-starlight
    Bonus Content: https://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/bonus-content
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/literatureandhistory

    • 2 時間6分
    Episode 74: Marcus Aurelius (The Meditations)

    Episode 74: Marcus Aurelius (The Meditations)

    Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations show an intelligent emperor coping with the realities of an empire buckling under its own weight.
    Episode 74 Quiz:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-74-quiz
    Episode 74 Transcription:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-074-marcus-aurelius
    Bonus Content:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/bonus-content
    Patreon:
    https://www.patreon.com/literatureandhistory

    • 1 時間51分
    Episode 73: The Golden Ass (Apuleius' The Golden Ass)

    Episode 73: The Golden Ass (Apuleius' The Golden Ass)

    Apuleius’ The Golden Ass is Ancient Rome’s only novel to survive in full – a strange, often disturbing fairytale that had a huge influence on posterity.
    Episode 73 Quiz:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-73-quiz
    Episode 73 Transcription:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-073-the-golden-ass
    Bonus Content:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/bonus-content
    Patreon:
    https://www.patreon.com/literatureandhistory

    • 2 時間34分
    Episode 72: Bread and Circuses (Juvenal's Satires)

    Episode 72: Bread and Circuses (Juvenal's Satires)

    Juvenal’s Satires, produced some time in the decades around 100 CE, mercilessly mock some of the more colorful aspects of Roman life.
    Episode 72 Quiz:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-72-quiz
    Episode 72 Transcription:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-072-bread-and-circuses
    Bonus Content:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/bonus-content
    Patreon:
    https://www.patreon.com/literatureandhistory

    • 1 時間51分
    Episode 71: The Gods Depart (Statius' Thebaid)

    Episode 71: The Gods Depart (Statius' Thebaid)

    Statius’ Thebaid, Books 7-12. Six hundred years after Aeschylus, Statius once again brought the Theban epic to a thunderous conclusion.

    • 2 時間16分
    Episode 70: Rome's Forgotten Epic (Statius' Thebaid)

    Episode 70: Rome's Forgotten Epic (Statius' Thebaid)

    Statius’ Thebaid, Books 1-6. This epic is hardly ever read or taught these days, but in 100 CE, it was as famous as anything in the Roman world.
    Episode 70 Quiz:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-70-quiz
    Episode 70 Transcription:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-070-romes-forgotten-epic
    Bonus Content:
    http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/bonus-content
    Patreon:
    https://www.patreon.com/literatureandhistory

    • 1 時間55分

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the best history/literature podcast!
i have learned a lot, and enjoyed the humor and presentation.
listen to it!

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