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 103: ‘Two Treatises of Government,’ by John Locke
33:24
John J. Miller is joined by Thomas G. West of Hillsdale College to discuss John Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government.'
Oct 15, 2019
Episode 102: ‘Darkness at Noon’ by Arthur Koestler
34:15
John J. Miller is joined by Flagg Taylor of Skidmore College to discuss Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon.
Oct 08, 2019
Episode 101: ‘The Faerie Queene’ by Edmund Spenser
30:59
John J. Miller is joined by Rachel Dankert of the Folger Shakespeare Library to discuss Edmund Spenser's 'The Faerie Queene.'
Oct 01, 2019
Episode 100: ‘The Unmaking of a Mayor,’ by William F. Buckley Jr.
31:20
John J. Miller is joined by Neal Freeman to discuss William F. Buckley Jr.'s 'The Unmaking of a Mayor.'
Sep 24, 2019
Episode 99: ‘Madame Bovary,’ by Gustave Flaubert
32:27
John J. Miller is joined by Zena Hitz of St. John's College to discuss Gustave Flaubert's 'Madame Bovary.'
Sep 17, 2019
Episode 98: ‘Invisible Man’ by Ralph Ellison
36:53
John J. Miller is joined by Lucas Morel of Washington & Lee University to discuss Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man.'
Sep 10, 2019
Episode 97: ‘King Lear’ by William Shakespeare
33:22
John J. Miller is joined by David Whalen of Hillsdale College to discuss William Shakespeare's 'King Lear.'
Sep 03, 2019
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