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Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.
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October 15, 2019
Episode 103: ‘Two Treatises of Government,’ by John Locke
John J. Miller is joined by Thomas G. West of Hillsdale College to discuss John Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government.'
October 8, 2019
Episode 102: ‘Darkness at Noon’ by Arthur Koestler
John J. Miller is joined by Flagg Taylor of Skidmore College to discuss Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon.
October 1, 2019
Episode 101: ‘The Faerie Queene’ by Edmund Spenser
John J. Miller is joined by Rachel Dankert of the Folger Shakespeare Library to discuss Edmund Spenser's 'The Faerie Queene.'
September 24, 2019
Episode 100: ‘The Unmaking of a Mayor,’ by William F. Buckley Jr.
John J. Miller is joined by Neal Freeman to discuss William F. Buckley Jr.'s 'The Unmaking of a Mayor.'
September 17, 2019
Episode 99: ‘Madame Bovary,’ by Gustave Flaubert
John J. Miller is joined by Zena Hitz of St. John's College to discuss Gustave Flaubert's 'Madame Bovary.'
September 10, 2019
Episode 98: ‘Invisible Man’ by Ralph Ellison
John J. Miller is joined by Lucas Morel of Washington & Lee University to discuss Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man.'
September 3, 2019
Episode 97: ‘King Lear’ by William Shakespeare
John J. Miller is joined by David Whalen of Hillsdale College to discuss William Shakespeare's 'King Lear.'
August 13, 2019
Episode 96: ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’ by Zora Neale Hurston
John J. Miller is joined by Dedra Birzer of Hillsdale College to discuss Zora Neale Hurston's 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'
August 6, 2019
Episode 95: ‘The Sketch Book’ by Washington Irving
John J. Miller is joined by Tracy Hoffman of Baylor University to discuss Washington Irving's 'The Sketch Book.'
July 30, 2019
Episode 94: ‘Epigrammata’ by Thomas More
John J. Miller is joined by Veronica Brooks of Hillsdale College to discuss Thomas More's 'Epigrammata.'
July 23, 2019
Episode 93: ‘The 39 Steps’ by John Buchan
John J. Miller is joined by Ursula Buchan to discuss John Buchan's 'The 39 Steps.'
July 16, 2019
Episode 92: ‘1984’ by George Orwell
John J. Miller is joined by John Rodden to discuss George Orwell's '1984.'
July 9, 2019
Episode 91: ‘The Canterbury Tales’ by Geoffrey Chaucer
John J. Miller is joined by Marion Turner of the University of Oxford to discuss Geoffrey Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales.'
July 2, 2019
Episode 90: ‘The Killer Angels’ by Michael Shaara
John J. Miller is joined by Adam Carrington of Hillsdale College to discuss Michael Shaara's 'The Killer Angels.'
June 25, 2019
Episode 89: The Popol Vuh
John J. Miller is joined by Michael Bazzett to discuss 'The Popol Vuh,' the epic poem of the Mayan people.
June 18, 2019
Episode 88: ‘Sense and Sensibility’ by Jane Austen
John J. Miller is joined by Lorraine Murphy of Hillsdale College to discuss Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility.'
June 11, 2019
Episode 87: The Book of Isaiah
John J. Miller is joined by Spencer Klavan to discuss the book of Isaiah.
June 4, 2019
Episode 86: ‘The Portrait of a Lady’ by Henry James
John J. Miller is joined by Natalie Taylor to discuss Henry James's 'The Portrait of a Lady.'
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