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 124: ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ by William Shakespeare
34:31
John J. Miller is joined by Paul Cantor of the University of Virginia to discuss William Shakespeare's 'Antony and Cleopatra.'
Mar 24, 2020
Episode 123: ‘Heart of Darkness’ by Joseph Conrad
32:59
John J. Miller is joined by Karen Swallow Prior of Liberty University to discuss Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness.'
Mar 17, 2020
Episode 122: ‘The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila’
31:16
John J. Miller is joined by Carlos Eire of Yale University to discuss 'The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila.'
Mar 10, 2020
Episode 121: ‘A Canticle for Leibowitz’ by Walter M. Miller Jr.
28:56
John J. Miller is joined by Daniel Kennelly of The American Interest to discuss Walter M. Miller Jr.'s 'A Canticle for Leibowitz.'
Mar 03, 2020
Episode 120: ‘Housekeeping’ by Marilynne Robinson
31:26
John J. Miller is joined by Lorraine Murphy of Hillsdale College to discuss Marilynne Robinson's 'Housekeeping.'
Feb 25, 2020
Episode 119: ‘The Bridge of San Luis Rey’ by Thornton Wilder
32:15
John J. Miller is joined by Kelly Scott Franklin of Hillsdale College to discuss Thornton Wilder's 'The Bridge of San Luis Rey.'
Feb 18, 2020
Episode 118: ‘The Scarlet Letter’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne
35:01
John J. Miller is joined by Brenda Wineapple to discuss Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Scarlet Letter.'
Feb 11, 2020
Episode 117: ‘The Abolition of Man’ by C. S. Lewis
32:16
John J. Miller is joined by Michael Ward of the University of Oxford to discuss C. S. Lewis's 'The Abolition of Man.'
Feb 04, 2020
Episode 116: ‘Natural History’ by Pliny the Elder
33:51
John J. Miller is joined by Daisy Dunn to discuss Pliny the Elder's 'Natural History.'
Jan 28, 2020
Episode 115: ‘Tom Jones’ by Henry Fielding
33:37
John J. Miller is joined by Karen Swallow Prior of Liberty University to discuss Henry Fielding's 'Tom Jones.'
Jan 21, 2020