6 episodes

The Belletrist podcast features classic poetry and short fiction read with commentary from a former English prof. who hates the way contemporary universities have abandoned the reading of Literature in favor of grievance studies. Pieces range from ancient literature to mid-20th century. Belletrist: A term for one who loves Literature for its intrinsic and aesthetic properties. It is often used as a derogatory term within English studies.

The Belletrist Podcast w/ Dave Stephens Dave Stephens

    • Arts
    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

The Belletrist podcast features classic poetry and short fiction read with commentary from a former English prof. who hates the way contemporary universities have abandoned the reading of Literature in favor of grievance studies. Pieces range from ancient literature to mid-20th century. Belletrist: A term for one who loves Literature for its intrinsic and aesthetic properties. It is often used as a derogatory term within English studies.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

PythonPython ,

A gem

I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this podcast. Dave Stephens delivers insightful analysis coupled with his fabulous oration. Your life will be the richer for listening!

sharvey907 ,

Not a literature guy, but good dose.

I’m in no way a consumer of literature in any traditional sense. But I’m enjoying my once a week dose, some healthy exposure, to some of the classics. We’ll put together.

devahani ,

I LIKE WHAT YOU GOT

Cool cast bro ski

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