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The History of Literature

An Arts, Literature and Comedy podcast
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Amateur literary enthusiast Jacke Wilson journeys through the history of literature, from ancient epics to contemporary classics.

Find out more at historyofliterature.com and facebook.com/historyofliterature.

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George Eliot
Perhaps the greatest of all the many great English novelists, George Eliot was born Mary Ann Evans in 1819 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England. Her father Robert managed an estate for a wealthy family; her mother Christina was the daughter of a loca…
Samuel Beckett (with Nic Barilar)
We're back! A newly reenergized Jacke Wilson returns for a deep dive into the life, works, and politics of Samuel Beckett. Yes, we know him as one of the key figures bridging the gap between modernism and post-modernism - but was he more than just …
182 Darkness and Light (with Jessica Harper)
Jessica Harper has had the kind of life it would take ten memoirs to capture. Born in 1949, she went from a childhood in Illinois to a career as a Broadway singer, a Hollywood actor and movie star, a songwriter, an author of children’s books, an au…
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Podcast Details
Started
Oct 10th, 2015
Latest Episode
Apr 8th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
184
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No

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