National Review

The Great Books

Hillsdale's John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.
The Great Books

Description

Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.

Link: www.nationalreview.com/podcasts/the-great-books/

Categories

Arts
Education

Episodes

Episode 119: ‘The Bridge of San Luis Rey’ by Thornton Wilder

Feb 18, 2020 32:15

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John J. Miller is joined by Kelly Scott Franklin of Hillsdale College to discuss Thornton Wilder's 'The Bridge of San Luis Rey.'

Episode 118: ‘The Scarlet Letter’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Feb 11, 2020 35:01

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John J. Miller is joined by Brenda Wineapple to discuss Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Scarlet Letter.'

Episode 117: ‘The Abolition of Man’ by C. S. Lewis

Feb 4, 2020 32:16

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John J. Miller is joined by Michael Ward of the University of Oxford to discuss C. S. Lewis's 'The Abolition of Man.'

Episode 116: ‘Natural History’ by Pliny the Elder

Jan 28, 2020 33:51

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John J. Miller is joined by Daisy Dunn to discuss Pliny the Elder's 'Natural History.'

Episode 115: ‘Tom Jones’ by Henry Fielding

Jan 21, 2020 33:37

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John J. Miller is joined by Karen Swallow Prior of Liberty University to discuss Henry Fielding's 'Tom Jones.'

Episode 114: ‘Moby Dick’ by Herman Melville [Part 2]

Jan 14, 2020 31:06

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John J. Miller is joined by Dwight Lindley of Hillsdale College to continue their discussion of Herman Melville's 'Moby Dick.'

Episode 113: ‘Moby-Dick’ by Herman Melville [Part 1]

Jan 7, 2020 32:41

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John J. Miller is joined by Dwight Lindley of Hillsdale College to discuss Herman Melville's 'Moby-Dick.'

Episode 112: ‘The Winter’s Tale’ by William Shakespeare

Dec 17, 2019 32:26

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John J. Miller is joined by Benedict Whalen of Hillsdale College to discuss William Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale.'

Episode 111: ‘Antigone’ by Sophocles

Dec 10, 2019 32:03

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John J. Miller is joined by Matthew Mehan of Hillsdale College to discuss Sophocles's 'Antigone.'

Episode 110: ‘Time of the Doves’ by Merce Rodoreda

Dec 3, 2019 30:30

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John J. Miller is joined by Todd Mack of Hillsdale College to discuss Merce Rodoreda's 'Time of the Doves.'

Episode 109: ‘The Prince’ by Niccolò Machiavelli

Nov 26, 2019 31:59

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John J. Miller is joined by Paul Rahe of Hillsdale College to discuss Niccolò Machiavelli's 'The Prince.'

Episode 108: ‘The Song of Songs,’ from the Bible

Nov 19, 2019 35:02

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John J. Miller is joined by Ilana Pardes of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to discuss 'The Song of Songs' from The Bible.

Episode 107: ‘Wuthering Heights’ by Emily Bronte

Nov 12, 2019 31:31

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John J. Miller is joined by Lorraine Murphy of Hillsdale College to discuss Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights.'

Episode 106: ‘The Virginian’ by Owen Wister

Nov 5, 2019 31:41

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John J. Miller is joined by Dedra Birzer of Hillsdale College to discuss Owen Wister's 'The Virginian.'

Episode 105: ‘Dracula’ by Bram Stoker

Oct 29, 2019 35:29

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John J. Miller is joined by Eleanor Bourg Nicholson to discuss Bram Stoker's 'Dracula.'

Episode 104: ‘The Art of War’ by Sun Tzu

Oct 22, 2019 32:58

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John J. Miller is joined by Andrew Latham of Macalester College to discuss Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War.'

Episode 103: ‘Two Treatises of Government,’ by John Locke

Oct 15, 2019 33:24

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John J. Miller is joined by Thomas G. West of Hillsdale College to discuss John Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government.'

Episode 102: ‘Darkness at Noon’ by Arthur Koestler

Oct 8, 2019 34:15

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John J. Miller is joined by Flagg Taylor of Skidmore College to discuss Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon.

Episode 101: ‘The Faerie Queene’ by Edmund Spenser

Oct 1, 2019 30:59

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John J. Miller is joined by Rachel Dankert of the Folger Shakespeare Library to discuss Edmund Spenser's 'The Faerie Queene.'

Episode 100: ‘The Unmaking of a Mayor,’ by William F. Buckley Jr.

Sep 24, 2019 31:20

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John J. Miller is joined by Neal Freeman to discuss William F. Buckley Jr.'s 'The Unmaking of a Mayor.'

Episode 99: ‘Madame Bovary,’ by Gustave Flaubert

Sep 17, 2019 32:27

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John J. Miller is joined by Zena Hitz of St. John's College to discuss Gustave Flaubert's 'Madame Bovary.'

Episode 98: ‘Invisible Man’ by Ralph Ellison

Sep 10, 2019 36:53

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John J. Miller is joined by Lucas Morel of Washington & Lee University to discuss Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man.'

Episode 97: ‘King Lear’ by William Shakespeare

Sep 3, 2019 33:22

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John J. Miller is joined by David Whalen of Hillsdale College to discuss William Shakespeare's 'King Lear.'

Episode 96: ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’ by Zora Neale Hurston

Aug 13, 2019 34:14

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John J. Miller is joined by Dedra Birzer of Hillsdale College to discuss Zora Neale Hurston's 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'

Episode 95: ‘The Sketch Book’ by Washington Irving

Aug 6, 2019 31:07

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John J. Miller is joined by Tracy Hoffman of Baylor University to discuss Washington Irving's 'The Sketch Book.'

Episode 94: ‘Epigrammata’ by Thomas More

Jul 30, 2019 33:42

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John J. Miller is joined by Veronica Brooks of Hillsdale College to discuss Thomas More's 'Epigrammata.'

Episode 93: ‘The 39 Steps’ by John Buchan

Jul 23, 2019 33:43

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John J. Miller is joined by Ursula Buchan to discuss John Buchan's 'The 39 Steps.'

Episode 92: ‘1984’ by George Orwell

Jul 16, 2019 33:48

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John J. Miller is joined by John Rodden to discuss George Orwell's '1984.'

Episode 91: ‘The Canterbury Tales’ by Geoffrey Chaucer

Jul 9, 2019 34:01

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John J. Miller is joined by Marion Turner of the University of Oxford to discuss Geoffrey Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales.'

Episode 90: ‘The Killer Angels’ by Michael Shaara

Jul 2, 2019 34:15

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John J. Miller is joined by Adam Carrington of Hillsdale College to discuss Michael Shaara's 'The Killer Angels.'

Episode 89: The Popol Vuh

Jun 25, 2019 34:16

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John J. Miller is joined by Michael Bazzett to discuss 'The Popol Vuh,' the epic poem of the Mayan people.

Episode 88: ‘Sense and Sensibility’ by Jane Austen

Jun 18, 2019 31:11

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John J. Miller is joined by Lorraine Murphy of Hillsdale College to discuss Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility.'