The Great Books

By National Review

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 May 22, 2019

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

Episode Date
Episode 96: ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’ by Zora Neale Hurston
34:14
John J. Miller is joined by Dedra Birzer of Hillsdale College to discuss Zora Neale Hurston's 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'
Aug 13, 2019
Episode 95: ‘The Sketch Book’ by Washington Irving
31:07
John J. Miller is joined by Tracy Hoffman of Baylor University to discuss Washington Irving's 'The Sketch Book.'
Aug 06, 2019
Episode 94: ‘Epigrammata’ by Thomas More
33:42
John J. Miller is joined by Veronica Brooks of Hillsdale College to discuss Thomas More's 'Epigrammata.'
Jul 30, 2019
Episode 93: ‘The 39 Steps’ by John Buchan
33:43
John J. Miller is joined by Ursula Buchan to discuss John Buchan's 'The 39 Steps.'
Jul 23, 2019
Episode 92: ‘1984’ by George Orwell
33:48
John J. Miller is joined by John Rodden to discuss George Orwell's '1984.'
Jul 16, 2019
Episode 91: ‘The Canterbury Tales’ by Geoffrey Chaucer
34:01
John J. Miller is joined by Marion Turner of the University of Oxford to discuss Geoffrey Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales.'
Jul 09, 2019
Episode 90: ‘The Killer Angels’ by Michael Shaara
34:15
John J. Miller is joined by Adam Carrington of Hillsdale College to discuss Michael Shaara's 'The Killer Angels.'
Jul 02, 2019
Episode 89: The Popol Vuh
34:16
John J. Miller is joined by Michael Bazzett to discuss 'The Popol Vuh,' the epic poem of the Mayan people.
Jun 25, 2019
Episode 88: ‘Sense and Sensibility’ by Jane Austen
31:11
John J. Miller is joined by Lorraine Murphy of Hillsdale College to discuss Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility.'
Jun 18, 2019
Episode 87: The Book of Isaiah
32:49
John J. Miller is joined by Spencer Klavan to discuss the book of Isaiah.
Jun 11, 2019